The Lead: Hong Kong Protesters, Dropbox’s Big Redesign, America’s Renewable Energy Sector Hits Big Milestone

Welcome to The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This curated content will provide you with quick clarity into relevant headlines and provide straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques. Continue reading The Lead: Hong Kong Protesters, Dropbox’s Big Redesign, America’s Renewable Energy Sector Hits Big Milestone

The Lead: New Research on the Creative Brain, AI’s Ability to Forge Videos from Photos, Big Data Redefining Industries

New Research on the Creative Brain Neuroscientists and psychologists have found that creative professionals are better able to tap into the “imagination” circuits of their brain and imagine distant scenarios. This has great implications for how creative-types empathize with others … Continue reading The Lead: New Research on the Creative Brain, AI’s Ability to Forge Videos from Photos, Big Data Redefining Industries

The Lead: Traeger CEO’s Cultural Overhaul, Uber to Ban Riders with Low Rating, Changing the Rules on Everest

Traeger CEO’s Culture Overhaul When Jeremy Andrus became the outdoor cooking company Traeger’s eighth CEO in the span of eight years, he quickly learned that if he and Traeger were to succeed, he would need to overhaul its toxic culture. … Continue reading The Lead: Traeger CEO’s Cultural Overhaul, Uber to Ban Riders with Low Rating, Changing the Rules on Everest

The Lead: NASA Chooses Partner, China’s Anbang Fields Bid for Luxury U.S. Hotel, New Tech Tools for Small Businesses

The Lead is AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This week we discuss NASA’s new partners, China’s Anbang bids for luxury US hotels, new tech for small businesses, and more. Continue reading The Lead: NASA Chooses Partner, China’s Anbang Fields Bid for Luxury U.S. Hotel, New Tech Tools for Small Businesses

The Lead: 3D Liquid Printing, Nextdoor’s Next Investment, Meijer Opening Phyiscal Supercenters in a Digital World

3D Liquid Printing Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Berkeley Lab created the first all-liquid lab-on-a-chip using 3D printing. Able to serve several different purposes, this recently developed 3D-printed all-liquid device is the first of its kind. It can … Continue reading The Lead: 3D Liquid Printing, Nextdoor’s Next Investment, Meijer Opening Phyiscal Supercenters in a Digital World

The Lead: Instagram’s Transition to Business, Balancing Trade Policy, Uber’s I.P.O.

Instagram’s Transition to Business Instagram is evolving from a picture-sharing platform to include another place to shop. Brands have been able to make stoppable posts, and now influencers can too directly through their Instagram feed. With the hopes of generating … Continue reading The Lead: Instagram’s Transition to Business, Balancing Trade Policy, Uber’s I.P.O.

The Lead: Asia’s Developing Economies, Rare Cyclone in India, and the Facial Recognition Debate

Steady Growth for Asia’s Developing Economies According to the president of the Asian Development Bank, Asia’s developing economies are still set for steady growth even in light of the concerns about a slowdown in the global economy. Developing Asia is … Continue reading The Lead: Asia’s Developing Economies, Rare Cyclone in India, and the Facial Recognition Debate

The Lead: Braille Legos, The “Ikea” Effect, and Official Screen Time Guidelines

The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights, provides quick clarity into relevant headlines and straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques. Braille Legos Lego released a new product for blind and visually impaired children. The … Continue reading The Lead: Braille Legos, The “Ikea” Effect, and Official Screen Time Guidelines

The Lead: YouTube’s Create Your Own Adventure, First Black Hole Pictures, and the sale of the National Enquirer

Choose Your Own Adventure on YouTube With recently developed technology, YouTube is creating choose-your-own-adventure shows with the hopes of increasing viewership and ad sales. Even though YouTube is the largest video website, it will be met with fierce competition. Netflix … Continue reading The Lead: YouTube’s Create Your Own Adventure, First Black Hole Pictures, and the sale of the National Enquirer