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[ This is California’s reopening plan for stores, offices, schools, sports, concerts, theaters ]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California businesses seen as presenting less risk of spreading the coronavirus could open in the near future under a plan Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Tuesday, the first of what he suggested were several slow steps toward easing the statewide shutdown order. “We believe we are weeks, not months, away from making meaningful modifications” in the current restrictions, Newsom said. But Newsom’s announcement of a four-phase plan did not come with a guaranteed timetable. He said while current public health...

Posted: 04/29/20 [ Read More... ]

[ Who Are the World’s Most Innovative Countries? ]

  Bloomberg has released its seventh annual Innovation Index. It ranks 200 countries by analyzing a range of criteria using metrics like research and development spending, education scores, manufacturing capability and concentration of high-tech public companies. "South Korea retained the global crown in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, though improvements by Germany in research and education brought Europe’s largest economy to near-parity in the annual ranking," Bloomberg wrote in a recent release. "The U.S. moved up to eighth place, a...

Posted: 01/31/19 [ Read More... ]

[ Nike Opens Nike NYC House of Innovation ]

  NIKE, Inc. opened its new Nike House of Innovation on November 15. Nike NYC, as it is called, is a 68,000 sq. ft., six-level, cross-category premium Nike store, with a 650 Fifth Ave. address. Nike NYC is "the pinnacle expression of modern retail, representing the best of Nike global product, experiences and sport innovation," according to their press release. Powered by digital commerce data and inspired by Nike’s newest retail concept, Nike Live, the ground floor features the new Nike Speed...

Posted: 11/20/18 [ Read More... ]

[ Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work ]

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The generation that is quickly occupying the majority of business leadership roles is one that's grown up playing video games, spends the most time shopping online, and uses social media more habitually than any other generation. If you were thinking it's millennials, that's probably because they've dominated the media's focus for the past decade. But it's actually Generation X, which covers those born between 1965 and 1981 by our...

Posted: 04/18/18 [ Read More... ]

[ Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things ]

google   The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google that have spent years researching this transition, to help us demystify the secrets to new managers' success. Using Project Oxygen, an internal study that analyzed more than 10,000 manager impressions including performance reviews, surveys, and nominations...

Posted: 08/21/17 [ Read More... ]