Day: November 24, 2020

Headspace’s COO Was Just Promoted To CEO After Only 6 Months At the Company. Here’s How She Did It

To rapidly grow your company or career, take notes on CeCe Morken’s approach.

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If you’ve ever watched an episode of HBO’s Succession, you’re familiar with the idea that a company’s executive suite can be rife with challenges, office politics and complex transition plans. Years on the job before movement happens is the norm, and a study from the Korn Ferry Institute found that the average tenure of a C-suite executive is over five years.

This usual bureaucracy makes ’s recent promotion of CeCe Morken from president and chief operating officer to even more impressive. The former EVP and general manager at Intuit came

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What made the NBA bubble work? Data

While the world is waiting for vaccines and enduring renewed lockdowns, the NBA has shown that there’s a simple, relatively inexpensive way for whole nations to get control of this pandemic and mute the next one: Send every family two little health-tech gadgets.

The NBA played its basketball season in a highly controlled bubble in Orlando, Fla. The bubble turned out to be a useful laboratory, albeit one that relied on enormous men instead of small rodents. One of the league’s goals was to spot any possible COVID-19 case early and keep the affected player from infecting others. So, upon waking each morning, each player was required to pop a smart thermometer in his mouth and stick his finger in a smart pulse oximeter, then complete an online health questionnaire. The whole routine took a couple of minutes.

Both devices connected wirelessly to apps, which tracked the data and showed

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