LESLIE TECH WEEKLY ROUNDUP - NOVEMBER 19, 2018
Check out Leslie Tech Weekly Roundup, where we find interesting marketing articles, articles on the importance of personal development and more, from all over the internet and share them with you...
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If we like it, we think you may like it.
In this list you will find:
Why Most People Will Never Succeed.
Jeff Bezos To Employees: 'Amazon Will Fail' But We Need To Delay It.
The 3 Essentials Every Great Leader Must Have, According To Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
Warren Buffett Says You'll Be A Wreck If You Don't Take Care Of Your Mind And Body. Here Are 6 Masterful Ways To Do It.
This Scottish Café Chain Has Built A Village For The Homeless.
These Asian Economies Invested In Their People – And It Paid Off.
A New Way To Manage Your Work.
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WHY MOST PEOPLE WILL NEVER SUCCEED
By: Benjamin P. Hardy Contributor, Inc.com
"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.
So why won't most people be successful? Why don't most people evolve?
The more evolved you become, the more focused you must be on those few things that matter most. Yet, as Jim Rohn has said, "A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things."
To be successful, you can't continue being with low-frequency people for long periods of time. You can't continue eating crappy food, regardless of your spouse's or colleague's food choices. Your days must consistently be spent on high-quality activities.
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JEFF BEZOS TO EMPLOYEES: 'AMAZON WILL FAIL' BUT WE NEED TO DELAY IT
By Jade Scipioni | Published November 16, 2018 | Retail | FOXBusiness
On the heels of Amazon’s mega announcement of building two more second headquarters in New York City and Arlington County, Virginia, and investing more than $5 billion to create jobs for more than 50,000 Americans, CEO and founder Jeff Bezos admits the whole company is doomed to fail one day.
"Amazon is not too big to fail,” Bezos is heard saying in a recording obtained by CNBC during an all-hands meeting with Seattle employees last week.
"If we start to focus on ourselves, instead of focusing on our customers, that will be the beginning of the end." - Jeff Bezos
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THE 3 ESSENTIALS EVERY GREAT LEADER MUST HAVE, ACCORDING TO MICROSOFT CEO SATYA NADELLA
By: Jessica Stillman | Contributor, Inc.com
What do Bezos, Gates, Zuckerberg,
and every other great leader have in common?
1. Great leaders create clarity. When the path is well marked, you don't need a leader. You can just trudge along putting one foot in front of the other. It's when the environment gets chaotic and the road ahead isn't clear that leaders become essential. Which is why the way to discern and communicate a way out of the chaos is the first essential trait of great leaders."
In an ambiguous situation, where there cannot be complete information, that is when leadership will matter," Nadella explained. "Your ability to come into an uncertain time and an uncertain future and bring about clarity is key. The people who are capable of getting into a situation where there is in some sense panic, and who can bring first clarity on what to do next--that is invaluable."
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WARREN BUFFETT SAYS YOU'LL BE A WRECK IF YOU DON'T TAKE CARE OF YOUR MIND AND BODY.
HERE ARE 6 MASTERFUL WAYS TO DO IT
By: Marcel Schwantes Principal and founder, Leadership From the Core
More simple wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha.
In Warren Buffett's biography, The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life, the Oracle of Omaha shares a fable with a group of students where a genie appeared to him at age 16 and offered him the car of his choice.
Taking up the genie's offer, the genie tells Buffett there's a catch. His dream car would have to last a lifetime because it would be the last car Buffett would ever own. Understanding the predicament, Buffett would be sure to read the manual "about five times," always keep his car garaged and fix even the smallest dents or scratches ASAP to protect it from rusting. "I would baby that car, because it would have to last a lifetime," Buffett tells the students.
The moral of the story.
Then Buffett relates this tale back to the students with a real lesson about the business of life and the two things we should never neglect, ever:
"That's exactly the position you are in concerning your mind and body. You only get one mind and one body. And it's got to last a lifetime. Now, it's very easy to let them ride for many years. But if you don't take care of that mind and that body, they'll be a wreck 40 years later, just like the car would be. It's what you do right now, today, that determines how your mind and body will operate 10, 20, and 30 years from now."
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THIS SCOTTISH CAFÉ CHAIN HAS BUILT A VILLAGE FOR THE HOMELESS
By: World Economic Forum
A cafe chain that employs homeless people and runs a scheme to provide free food to rough sleepers has gone a step further, building a village of 11 houses in Scotland.
Up to 20 homeless people will be given accommodation in the new village to the north of the Scottish capital Edinburgh built by Social Bite, which was set up in 2012.
"Something special has been created," said Angela Constance, the Scottish communities minister at the launch on Thursday.
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THESE ASIAN ECONOMIES INVESTED IN THEIR PEOPLE – AND IT PAID OFF
By: World Economic Forum
On the move: Singapore performs best at giving its people prospects.
Automation and malnutrition could create a global underclass and provoke unrest on a par with the Arab Spring.
This isn’t the opening sentence of a dystopian novel, it’s the bleak picture painted by the head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim in a speech at Stanford University about the Bank’s new Human Capital Index, which measures the knowledge, skills and health of populations.
The index is a wake-up call to countries that don’t invest in the health and education of their populations. Some countries, however, are getting it right.
“Building roads and bridges can generate quick economic – as well as political – benefits. But investing in the human capital of young children will not deliver economic returns until those children grow up and join the workforce.”
“Just a generation ago, adults in Singapore had, on average, just two years of formal schooling. By paying sustained attention to human development, Singapore is now among the world’s highest performers on learning and in the Human Capital Index. Today, the country remains attentive to human capital issues in the face of rapid technological advancement.”
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A NEW WAY TO MANAGE YOUR WORK
Plan. Organize. Track. In one visual, collaborative space.
Once upon a time, an entrepreneur witnessed a major problem: as companies scaled rapidly, they struggled to keep employees engaged, productive, and happy.
An effective, transparent management tool was desperately needed.
Well, that big idea entrepreneur [Roy Mann] got together with his whizz kid developer pal [Eran Zinman] to make it happen, along with a talented team of their own.
Starting out of a 2-room apartment with a single client to their name, monday.com was born.