Corporate Climb – Stalled progress for women in Canadian C-suites

Corporate Climb   None of Canada’s TSX 60 companies were headed by a woman and two-thirds did not include a single woman among top earners during their latest fiscal year, reveals a Canadian Press analysis of corporate Canada’s highest ranks. A woman walks through Toronto’s financial district on Monday, July 30, 2018.Graeme Roy / THE CANADIAN PRESS   Corporate Climb TORONTO — …

Logos – No one cares about your logo and it does not create brands

Logos   Let’s take some pressure off logos–they really don’t need to work so hard. Here’s what drives your brand instead.   Logos Somehow companies have gotten into the mind-set that a logo–this thing that does nothing more than identify us–is incredibly important. We build our brands around them and when we get bored or when shit hits the fan, …

Airline Secrets – What They Know About the Guy in Seat 14C

Airline Secrets More passenger data can lead to better service, but carriers know that fliers want some limits on how much of their personal information to use   Airline Secrets Your flight attendant wishes you happy birthday. Is that cute or creepy? Airlines know a lot about you, from date of birth and home address to travel patterns, vacation preferences, …

Split Facebook Whatsapp – Between Facebook and WhatsApp’s Founders

Split Facebook Whatsapp After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app’s creators are walking away leaving about $1.3 billion on the table​   Split Facebook Whatsapp How ugly was the breakup between Facebook Inc. FB -1.46% and the two founders of WhatsApp, its biggest acquisition? The creators of the popular messaging service are walking away leaving …

Theranos – How Theranos Pulled Off Its $9 Billion Scandal

Theranos John Carreyrou of The Wall Street Journal broke the original story about how Theranos, a company that pitched a revolutionary blood-testing system, was misleading investors, patients, and business partners about how its technology worked. Carreyrou’s new book, “Bad Blood,” documents the history of Theranos and how its CEO Elizabeth Holmes sold a vision that was too good to be …

Four Day Week Experiment – New Zealand firm’s four-day week an ‘unmitigated success’

Four Day Week Experiment Reduced hours for same pay increased successful work-life balance management, cutting stress levels and boosting commitment The four-day working week trial was designed to give employees more time to manage their family commitments and focus on their work in the office. Four Day Week Experiment The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week …