360 TV: The Future of Work

ippaworld.com | There is no need to worry about robots stealing away your job. At Tesla factories, Elon Musk recently declared that production had slowed down because their factories didn’t have enough humans and had more robots than needed. Amazon hired 45,000 robots and 200,000 humans. According to Jeff Bezos, they don’t hire robots to achieve higher levels of productivity, but because they believe robots are good for growth meaning robots aren’t substitutes for humans. If you are an executive interested in understanding how you can stay in the game, watch Fatmanur Erdogan’s famous interview with Birol Güven on TV channel 360.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

The usual image of how creativity happens: A composer inadvertently hears a melody rising from a babbling brook, or an ad agency creative director crumples page after page of aborted ideas ripped from the typewriter until the right one lands. But creativity, some claim, can come from a far less elusive muse — from a structured process, one that opens up the ranks of the creative to a wider swath than the Steve Jobs, Jonas Salks and Franz Schuberts of the universe. “I think there are individual differences in our propensity to be creative,” Twitter says Wharton marketing professor Rom Schrift, “but having […]

Are You Emotionally Healthy?

Possessing emotional health has nothing to do with how intelligent or attractive or rich you are. In fact it is possible that high achievers are the least likely to be emotionally healthy, of any group. Many emotionally healthy people have relatively low paid, low status jobs and focus more on their home than their work lives. Most of us are born emotionally healthy. A baby knows exactly who he or she is. Most toddlers know who they are, and when they feel safe, are spontaneously joyful. It is usually when children go to school , especially from ages seven to […]

Your Status Anxiety Is Killing Your Business: Lessons from Tim Cook

About 2 years ago, I had an issue with my iMac. It stopped working during a presentation. I had been using Macs since 1997 and I never had any issues. I took it to a local Apple service store and the response wasn’t one I was used to from an Apple rep. I got irritated and decided to write an email to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. I really have a special connection with Apple. When I was working in Singapore, I got a job offer from California. They were looking for a Marketing Manager who could manage the nation’s […]