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Nina Simosko works for Nike, Inc. in Beaverton, Oregon and is responsible for leading the creation and execution of Nike Technology strategy and operations world-wide. In addition, Nina currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Taulia, Inc., Appcelerator Inc. and K2 Partnering Solutions.[More]

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Putting a STEM in STEM for Women

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We often look at the world of tech startups through rose colored glasses. After all, these companies are the future IBMs, Oracles and SAPs – long-lived, large scale organizations that have generated not just large...

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Are You CEO Ready? Start with a Principle not an Idea

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Many aspire to be CEOs, but there are true costs to leadership, especially in the early years of business building. Be sure to understand the benefits and costs – and to build a solid team around you before you decide to push ahead. And always, always, stick to your principles.

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Closing the Gap-Statistics, Perceptions and Futures for Women in the Workplace

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Gender equality in the workplace has been a topic that I have followed with great interest for some time. Looking around the world, we can now see many women who have smashed through the glass ceiling to be recognized as leaders on a world stage.

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Are Your Top Executives Running on Empty?

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You know the drill … into the office to get the day started. You are beset by...

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The Growth Mindset for Leaders

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I have recently been pondering the very personal way that leaders have to continually re-invest in their own capabilities.

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Digital Hollywood: Personal Branding and Company Identity

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It can be a fine line balancing the role that you have as a leader within a business and the activities you undertake beyond the business. You may sit on the board of a not-for-profit organization. Or volunteer on weekends.

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The Perils of Linear Leadership

Posted in Featured, Leadership, Linear Leadership, Team Building | 1 comment

Throughout my career, and undoubtedly those of many of my readers, people have...

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