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Taking a “goodish” approach to becoming a better leader

Dr. Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, New York University Stern School of Business Dr. Dolly Chugh is an award-winning, tenured professor at the New York University Stern School of Business. She studies implicit bias and unintentional unethical behavior (“bounded ethicality”). Dolly teaches MBA courses in leadership, management, and negotiations, and is the faculty… Read More

The revolution of the creative economy

Alice Loy, PhD, Co-founder & CEO, Creative Startups Alice Loy is co-founder of Creative Startups and widely considered a leading authority on entrepreneurship in the creative economy.  Dr. Loy created the Creative Startups Accelerator with a vision for catalyzing high growth company formation in the under-served creative economy. A sought-after speaker on topics ranging from… Read More

Can AI drive workplace inclusiveness?

Storyline: There are many predictions that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will displace the human workforce with robots and machine learning. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has a different perspective and believes AI algorithms can actually expand the current workforce by helping people with disabilities. At the Wired25 Summit he told the audience, “There are a billion people in… Read More

Nike weathers the storm

Storyline: Nike appears to have weathered the storm caused by its controversial advertising campaign featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. There was initial backlash from conservatives including President Trump, but also high-profile support on Twitter from celebrities like LeBron James, Alicia Keys, and Ricky Martin. Nick Saban and Ford also backed NFL players’… Read More