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Four year ago this was the title of a leadership blog that I wrote celebrating my son Nick graduating from Zurich International School. Words from that blog that still resonate today: Each footstep we take is a memory of the past; Embrace the unknown, be positive, and seek & leverage the experience of others. It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish that makes all the difference. Congratulations Nick.
The Robot in the Room - Summer 2019 Consumer View
NRF surveyed consumers to understand the role technology plays in their shopping decisions. Whether it’s automated assistants in their homes, smart devices in their hands or virtual experiences in the store, consumers are actively embracing the role of technology in their everyday lives. And they are sending early signals in terms of what this means for their shopping behavior and expectations. Read more
The World’s 100 Most Valuable Brands in 2019 - Visual Capitalist
For another straight year, technology dominates the list of the 100 most valuable brands in 2019 – this time, with six of the top seven entries. Technology brands make up 20% of the list in terms of the number of entries – and a whopping 43% of the list’s cumulative valuation. Interesting set of retailers on this list. Read more
How Walmart is using virtual reality to train and promote its employees - CNBC
Derek Belch, STRIVR founder and CEO, joins CNBC's "Squawk Alley" to discuss how his company is partnering up with Walmart to utilize virtual reality to train and promote its 1.5 million employees. Read more