On a Friday morning I received a cryptic email from my Vice President’s Executive Assistant. It said that our super boss had resigned in the morning and it was also his last day at work. As this person was instrumental in hiring me, I worriedly called one of my friends who is also my confidant. He told me it was a common practice in his organisation to relieve senior leaders immediately after they resign. On most occasions, it’s within a day. OMG! I told myself, this is the scariest part of being a leader!
We wouldn’t be wrong in calling this a digital age where the Internet and technology are defining the way we live and work. Today, technology also plays a huge role in marketing. If you are associated with any business or are a business owner, you are probably familiar with the importance of the Internet and technology in the role of advertising and marketing a business.
Several years ago, I was a keynote speaker at the first world summit for Entrepreneur of the Year Award winners hosted by Ernst & Young (EY). It was held in Singapore and the theme was “Access Asia.”
Do you have a genuine project that you want to launch in? Is your business idea going to make you the next big startup? Do you want to know what does it take to start your business?
No, it’s not about football. France holds 7th position in FIFA World ranking, and is likely to climb up substantially by end of the week when the World Cup gets over. India ranks 97th, and there is no competition!
Mastering a skill can take years or as Malcolm Gladwell says, 10,000 hours. Leadership is a skill that can be taught and developed. Unfortunately, it is a difficult one to master and in many ways it really can't be.
The announcement of Apple Business Chat, which will connect businesses with customers on iMessage, has major implications for both consumers and businesses. Using Business Chat, consumers will be able to get answers to questions, resolve issues and conduct transactions on their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Apple is joining the ranks of virtually every major tech company in recognizing the value of interactive chat as a vital way of improving customer experience.