Miscellaneous

Surviving Disaster Gave This Founder a New Lease on Life. He’s Making the Most of It by Giving Back

Surviving the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010 put things in perspective for Dieuveny “DJ” Jean Louis. A live music event planner at the time, Louis had returned to his native Haiti from Miami to plan a benefit concert. He checked into the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince, dropped off his bags, and ventured out to grab some lunch. […]

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OK, Fine. I Take Back What I Said About the Old CEO of McDonald’s. (But Honestly, How Could I Have Known?)

Last year, when McDonald’s parted ways with CEO Steve Easterbrook, I wrote about what we knew at the time–and what we learned soon after. I was impressed by how quickly and masterfully McDonald’s seemed to handle it all–not just announcing Easterbook’s departure and naming his replacement over the course of a weekend, but also the granular, […]

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How AI and remote collaboration tools could help the construction industry get back to work

In the two-plus months of global lockdown, much of the digital debate has focused on the pandemic’s longterm impact on the global workforce. Remote working has suddenly become the norm for millions of people, and companies like Twitter have already confirmed that employees will be able to continue working remotely indefinitely. Whether this trend proliferates […]