Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford on Racism in Minneapolis, COVID-19’s Impact on Farmers, And The Need For Rural Wi-Fi
(Miss this week’s The Leadership Brief? This interview below was delivered to the inbox of Leadership Brief subscribers on Sunday morning, June 21; to receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEO’s and business decision makers, click here.) Land O’Lakes’s headquarters are a short drive from the Minneapolis neighborhood where George Floyd was […]
Have we become too reliant on Big Tech firms?
Image copyright Keith Ingram Image caption During lockdown Keith Ingram shifted sales to Amazon “We wouldn’t have survived without Amazon,” says Keith Ingram, owner of vinyl records shop Assai Records.When lockdown hit on 23 March in the UK, Mr Ingram had to shut his shops in Edinburgh and Dundee, and sell his stock through Amazon […]
TIME and Columbia Business School Partner to Launch a Series of Business Classes for Professional Development During Uncertain Economic Times
“The Business of Change” classes are offered on-demand and at an affordable price point, empowering individuals to expand their skill set and facilitate their own success. Support from Deluxe is helping to make this world-class education series accessible to a broader audience, including its own community of small business owners and entrepreneurs (June 18, 2020 […]
Americans Are the Unhappiest They Have Been in 50 Years: Poll
(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — It’s been a rough year for the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they’ve been in nearly 50 years. This bold — yet unsurprising — conclusion comes from the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. It finds that just 14% […]