The name of Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, is mentioned when it comes to the values of companies, the role of women in business, and strong, tough and high ground decisions. She started the game on foreign territory, having managed to enter the elite primordially male “auto club”. And made this territory her own
Today, the human brain is the most desired and demanded hero of various talk shows and books. However, the heart did not give up so easily – its battle with the brain for the title of the main organ in the human body continues …
Famous people also have animals. Stories about the pets of great people are a good opportunity to learn more about your favorite idols, open up their work in a new way and make conclusions about them as people. Sometimes the most unexpected. We have chosen such stories – about the most extraordinary relationships between great people and animals.
Maksim Mamsikov openly declares his apoliticality and conformism, believing that between the roles of an artist and a citizen, one must choose one. Thus, the plots of his paintings are often dictated by rather everyday events and phenomena, as if again decisions are made by themselves, and the artist acts as if in the role of a documentary filmmaker. As if the author is not responsible for what was created, leaving this burden to the circumstances that influenced him
Sam Walton was rightfully considered one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in the United States. Between 1985 and 1988, Forbes magazine named him the richest man in America. But Walton was less interested in wealth than in business innovation. He managed to reduce the incidence of theft from supermarkets simply by asking salespeople to greet customers at the entrance. Since 1980, it has been a trademark of the Walmart chain. He often came to stores without warning and stood behind the counter himself, trying to understand the buyer and please him
What is happening to the climate on the planet? Scientists from 66 countries of the world decided to answer this question, who published a report based on data from 14 thousand scientific papers over the past 10 years
You don’t always have to come up with something completely new. If you take an old idea, such as vending machines or gambling houses, and present it in a new wrapper, success will not be long in coming
In a collectivist culture, to which Ukraine belongs, one can encounter all sorts of paradoxes. For example, if you have a choice between going to work or meeting a relative at the train station, the latter one will be much more important. That is, “personal” affairs and personal relationships will always be more important than “workers”
Julia Child made a real culinary revolution in the United States and the world, proving that cooking is a serious art form that deserves respect, that there is no bad or inferior profession if you are very passionate about it, and that your favorite business can bring both income and fame. and the joy of life
The higher the self-doubt and anxiety, the higher the likelihood that a person will become an adherent of extreme forms of patriotism and nationalism, religious or racial extremism. Uncertainty stimulates the search for “cognitive shelter” and group ideology, which provides simple and unambiguous answers: what is your place in the world, who are “they” and who are “we”?
The story of the richest Chinese woman is the success story of a woman who played on the men’s field by someone else’s rules and won. Zhang Yin put her secret of success into two phrases: “People see only waste in discarded paper. But behind this waste, I saw a real forest”
Conflicts between “ours” and “strangers” accompany humanity from ancient times to the present day. However, hostility towards “outsiders” is not only a social or cultural marker. Scientists believe that it correlates with difficulties in the logical analysis of reality, not too developed cognitive and intellectual abilities