Conscious leaders pay attention to both content and context, but what do they mean exactly and how does it work?

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A conversation is a vital part of leadership, and each conversation has both context and content. Content is what we are talking about. Context is how we are talking about it.

When you are talking about next year’s budget with your team, you are having a conversation. Here the content is revenue and expenses. Conscious leaders pay attention to context and how they are having the conversation. Regarding attention to the context, there are two groups of leaders:

Useful questions to consider:


How companies can accelerate product development without scarifying creativity?

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“Innovation happens everywhere, but there is simply more elsewhere than here.”

The above quote is by two former Sun Microsystem executives. Companies can enhance their innovation activities by leveraging the knowledge, skills, and resources of external contributors. This is really the core idea behind a concept called “customer co-creation”.

Let’s explore how this idea should be applied and study some cases.

Communication and information dissemination have skyrocketed like never before due to the digital revolution.

Customer co-creation means that customers can help companies improve their new product development activities by contributing…


This is a beginner’s guide to the Ethereum blockchain and Ether which is its native cryptocurrency.

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First, we need to talk about Bitcoin before jumping to Ethereum. Bitcoin is a form of decentralized money. Before Bitcoin, exchanging money was possible through an intermediary like a bank, or PayPal and the money used was a currency issued and controlled by the government. With Decentralized money, individuals can trade directly without the need for an intermediary.

Each Bitcoin transaction is validated and confirmed by the entire Bitcoin network. …


These two concepts sometimes are confused. Let’s explore them.

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We calculate the correlation coefficient(r) for two variables to determine not only if the two variables move in the same direction but also how strong the relationship is. However, as a famous phrase tells us, correlation does not imply causation. Two variables may indeed move in the same direction and the relationship may be quite strong but this doesn’t mean we can draw a cause-and-effect conclusion that changes in one variable cause changes in another. The correlation coefficient can tell us if two variables move in the same direction but it doesn’t tell us the reason.


Hello, I introduce the 4 foundations of marketing which all start with the letter p and are referred to as the marketing mix.

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Let’s start with the definition of marketing by AMA (American Marketing Association):

Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating,
communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.

The concept of the 4 Ps was introduced in 1960 by Professor Jerome McCarthy at Michigan State University.

Product

A Product can be anything that fulfils customers’ needs. A product can be intangible like a service or idea.

A…


Hello, we will explore what are NFTs and their impact on global business.

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The way we value things is changing due to technology. The following image is from Nyan Cat which was a viral meme back in 2011. In 2021 the original GIF was sold at an online auction for 300 ETH, the cryptocurrency that powers the Ethereum network. That was equivalent to nearly $600000 at the time. You might be wondering how could the original copy be sold when it was circulating the internet.


Hello, In this story I will give you must know important tips to help you with your online interview.

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Some people might not be comfortable with online interviews and the technologies used for this purpose.

Know what is in the view

It’s better for the background to be authentic so that it shows who you are. For example you can go to a corner of your home. There also might be somethings around you that you don’t want to be in the view. Keep your background plain and neutral. Keep distractions like TV, people walking around and moving objects away from your background. Make sure the…


Hello, In this part I will explain in-place rotation of a 2D matrix, without using another matrix for storing, so that we just change the original matrix.

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I will explain the case when the degree of rotation is 90 degrees as a ground case and then talk about other cases like -90, 180, 270.


Hello, I will explain 5 interpretations of matrix multiplication which are necessary to know for machine learning and data science.

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A reminder about matrix notation:


CODEX

Hello, I will explain two algorithms to find the kth even and the kth odd numbers in the Fibonacci series.

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If you haven’t heard of it, Fibonacci series is this:

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