Snowden Film "Citizen Four" Reveals How He Did It; Second Leaker Involved; Files on 1.2 Million People; Snowden Vindicated

MishTalk

Just screened tonight was the two hour film which will be released by the Weinstein Company this month. Please consider The Guardian article Citizenfour Review – Poitras'' Victorious Film Shows Snowden Vindicated. Citizenfour must have been a maddening documentary to film. The film is named for a pseudonym Snowden used with Poitras.) Mike "Mish" Shedlock [link] Mike "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management.

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Management Consulted Goes to London (and Beyond)

Management Consulted

Arriving at LSE, we were met with bad news: the film club was in our room.

4 Autopsies of Big Change Management Failures

LSA Global

Here are a few examples from decades of change management consulting projects of now-defunct organizations that, in order to avoid disaster did not. The third and final nail on the coffin was that they didn’t read their market right – a fatal change management mistake.

Milk? Seriously? The Perfect Response When Things Go Sour

David A Fields

Last week, an expertly trained professional gently removed the thin film of grime and buffed some new-age, uber protective coating onto my sedan. Consultants Creating Value Relationships attitude project management relationships Sometimes things just go wrong.

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Consultant Ninja: Twitter Predicted in 1953: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Films and radios, magazines, books levelled down to a sort of paste pudding norm, do you follow me?" "I Management Consulting.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Crisis (Mis)Management

Melissa Agnes

We are frequently reminded that the art of crisis communications and crisis management is a tough one to master. Here’s a list of the “seven deadly sins” to look out for: 7 Deadly Sins of Crisis (Mis)Management. By Patrice Cloutier.

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Staying one step ahead at Pixar: An interview with Ed Catmull

McKinsey

The cofounder of the company that created the world’s first computer-animated feature film lays out a management philosophy for keeping Pixar innovative.

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How Managers Can Avoid Playing Favorites

Harvard Business

But when managers favor one employee over another, morale and productivity suffer. What Great Managers Do. Exceptional managers find and capitalize on their employees' unique strengths. Maybe you’re both fans of the same hockey team or you both like foreign films. “I think of my role as manager as empowering the people on my team,” he says. “I had no real experience managing a large, diverse team,” he recalls.

Business Lessons from How Marvel Makes Movies

Harvard Business

Spencer Harrison, an associate professor at INSEAD, says that managers in any industry can learn from the success of the Marvel movie franchise. While some sequels lack creativity, Marvel manages to make each of its new releases just different enough, so consumers are not just satisfied but also surprised. ” Creativity Customers Managing organizations Audio

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Enter the orchestrator?

The Source

If we want a good example of where orchestration works brilliantly, it’s the film industry, where the full-service studios of Hollywood’s golden era, have given way to a much more fragmented environment in which the input of hundreds of highly-specialised firms is ‘orchestrated’ by a single production team. The key to success in the consulting industry, as it has been in films, is transparency. By Fiona Czerniawska. Clients want to have their cake and eat it.

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Job Hub: Pixar Animation Studios Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Two of its fourteen feature films – “Finding Nemo” and “Toy Story 3” – are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, while an impressive thirteen of the fourteen are in the 50 highest-grossing animated films of all time. Pixar, now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.

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Who’s Keeping Up? Marketing Secrets from the Joneses

Joellyn Sargent

It wasn’t a box office smash, and I wouldn’t have seen it myself except that it was filmed in my town. My teenage daughters wanted to see their schoolmates’ neighborhood on film, so we rented it for a recent family movie night. Branding Managing They Did What??

France Goes After Actor Salaries; Sunday Shopping "Reform" French Style

MishTalk

The Wall Street Journal reports In France, Popular Actors May Pay for Change in Funding for Films. 1, the Centre National du Cinéma, the government agency that funds film production, will shun films in which the pay to the star actors exceeds a certain percentage of production costs. The limit varies depending on the budget; it is set at 5% for films costing between €8 million and €10 million. In trade negotiations, the film subsidy has been targeted by the U.S.

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5 Mindset Tips about the Success of Champions

Rick Conlow

FEATURE FILMS ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE FORMAL EXPERIENCE OF YEARS. To begin remember these important principles to achieving peak performance: Self-development is self-management.

Blockchain Entertainment

Tom Spencer

This starts with insurance but also extends to supply chain management and shipping. Firstly, the film biz has always been high tech and since the early nineties only moving in one direction when it comes to digitalization. Those who thought film stock might actually stick around were quickly disabused of that notion even before Youtube. There are already blockchains on the market which are specifically designed for content management and monetization.

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Commercial Awareness – what is it and how do I get it?

Tom Spencer

Vivien Zhu is a student studying History at the University of Oxford and is considering a career in Management Consultancy. “Commercial awareness” is a buzzword that employers like to toss around a lot nowadays, but what is it and how do you get it?

Looking to Drastically Reduce College Costs? Study Abroad!

MishTalk

My oldest son is studying film-making in one of Europe''s newest and most modern film schools, located right here in Tallinn, for 3,400 EUR total per year. By the end of his BA, he''ll be some 10,000 EUR in debt (I am paying some of his expenses), but has studied under internationally-known film-makers, has participated in several international film festivals with his own films, and has trained on cutting-edge equipment.

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Top Tips for Consultants on the go!

freshminds

One of the major draws for people wanting to get into management consulting is the potential for a lot of travel. A run down of the good and bad myths that surround management consulting travelling. The film comes with the sad message of travelling being pretty lonesome.so

Leaders vs. Leading

CaseInterview.com

The show is filmed before a live audience consisting of students at a well-known film school. 2) Leaders manage to outcomes. Check out our privacy policy for details on how we protect and manage your submitted data! One of my favorite television shows is Inside the Actors Studio. It is a long-form interview show, where a famous actor or actress is interviewed for about an hour.

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Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works

Harvard Business

home marketers (Fox, HBO), cable and satellite services (Comcast, DirectTV), video syndicators (PMI, TVS), film libraries and archives (Eastman House, Getty Images), and talent agencies (WME, CAA, ICM), each with its own contracts and accounting systems. “A lot of untapped creative energy is wasted on the practicalities that living in a centralized paradigm foster,” writes Zach LeBeau, CEO of SingularDTV , a blockchain-based digital content management and distribution platform.

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How to Prepare for a Crisis You Couldn’t Possibly Predict

Harvard Business

With billions of dollars poised to change hands and the spotlight on, Nasdaq managers scrambled to diagnose the problem, dialing into an emergency conference call to troubleshoot. Despite the check’s warning that something was amiss, managers decided to push forward anyway. Instead, managers need to foster norms that help people overcome the sense of defeat that comes from halting an ongoing process or giving up on a planned course of action. Phil Ashley/Getty Images.

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Sex, Power, and the Systems That Enable Men Like Harvey Weinstein

Harvard Business

When I first heard accounts of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s predatory behavior, my mind devised punishments fitting for Renaissance Europe or the film A Clockwork Orange : Cover his face with a shame mask widely used centuries ago in Germany; shock his frontal lobes so that he’d start empathizing with the women he’s preyed on. Leadership & Managing people Managing people Digital ArticleStockbyte/Getty Images.

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Transcending Either-Or Decision Making

Harvard Business

Jennifer Riel, an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management, presents a model way to solve problems: integrative thinking. She gives examples from the film industry to show how CEOs have put the process to work. It’s taking the best from two inadequate options to come up with a successful solution. Riel is the co-author, along with Roger Martin, of the book Creating Great Choices: A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking. Download this podcast.

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How Ratings and Awards Do (and Don’t) Benefit Companies

Harvard Business

For example, consider a film studio that designs a film’s release and marketing strategy around the Oscars, which it ultimately fails to even be nominated for. Likewise, most Hollywood studios make both films that are targeted at the Oscars and films targeted at filmgoers who just want to sit down with their popcorn and watch explosions. Competition Risk management Marketing Digital Article

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Finding the Healthy Tension Between Being Confident and Collaborative

Harvard Business

Long before a computer-animated feature film was technically possible, Catmull and Lasseter were determined to make one. I saw Lasseter bring the same attention to every frame of Pixar’s films. Pixar honed it to an art with its now-famous “Brain Trust,” the small team of accomplished storytellers tasked with assisting directors in developing their films. Leadership Managing yourself Digital Article

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Having a Growth Mindset Makes It Easier to Develop New Interests

Harvard Business

Often people experience a spark of interest, like when someone sees the latest Star Wars film and becomes curious about outer space. Like every belief system, mindsets can arise from messages we get from others including managers, parents, and teachers. Rafael Ben-Ari/Getty Images. [T]echnology

Dealing with Sexual Harassment When Your Company Is Too Small to Have HR

Harvard Business

This doesn’t just mean men and women who run large global enterprises, Fortune 500 behemoths, film studios, and media platforms. Managing all this is no easy feat for leaders who must also focus on running the business. Our business manager handles the rest of our “HR” functions like administering payroll, health insurance, and 401K enrollment issues.) Managing people Managing organizations Personnel policies Organizational culture Digital Article

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Tired of the Bears? Get Bearcrow!

MishTalk

Sitka Pacific is an asset management firm whose goal is strong performance and low volatility, regardless of market direction. Visit [link] to learn more about wealth management and capital preservation strategies of Sitka Pacific

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Incredible Tornado Footage from Illinois, Yesterday

MishTalk

We briefly lost visual while positioning closer to the tornado, but began filming again when we had visual of the massive tornado. Mike "Mish" Shedlock [link] Mike "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management.

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$500 Million LA Home - Built on Spec

MishTalk

Nile Niami, a film producer and speculative residential developer, is pouring concrete in L.A.’s Mike "Mish" Shedlock [link] Mike "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management.

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Leading Innovation Is the Art of Creating “Collective Genius” - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HBS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Harvard Business

HBS Executive Education brings you these articles about business management courtesy of Harvard Business School Working Knowledge. At Harvard Business School’s General Management Program. Innovation Leadership Managing organizations Managing people Sponsor Content

"Freedom philosophy vs. Empire of Lies": Authorized Documentary About Ron Paul's Career

MishTalk

I felt it was absolutely essential to fund this film at the grassroots level," said Goyette. Sitka Pacific is an asset management firm whose goal is strong performance and low volatility, regardless of market direction.

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Lots of Men Are Gender-Equality Allies in Private. Why Not in Public?

Harvard Business

In the last week, film producer Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual harassment — which many have described as an open secret in Hollywood — have exploded onto the pages of the New York Times. It’s now clear that many men and women in Weinstein’s company and in the film industry knew about these alleged crimes but remained silent, allowing it to continue. Gender Leadership Change management Digital ArticleEmma Innocenti/Getty Images.

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US Special Forces in Mariupol?

MishTalk

Video - Out of My Face link if video does not play: Mariupol Soldier Responds "Out of My Face" Out of My Face Discussion A Discussion headline reads American mercenary/possible US Special Forces filmed in Mariupol, Ukraine today. "

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Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology

Harvard Business

Given that Kodak’s core business was selling film, it is not hard to see why the last few decades proved challenging. Sasson himself told The New York Times that management’s response to his digital camera was “that’s cute – but don’t tell anyone about it.”

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Make Your Strategy More Agile

Harvard Business

Tell the story as it unfolds through words, drawings, audio, photos, or film. Strategic thinking Managing yourself Managing uncertainty Digital ArticleCan you run fast and go deep at the same time? Originating from agile software development, the sprint has entered the business mainstream as an increasingly popular means to accelerate business model, product, or service innovation.

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Options for Post Consulting Careers

CaseInterview.com

I imagine someone interested in product/marketing management is better off going into industry. Work in product management. Work for a client and run a division of the client's company managing 300 employees. Become an independent film writer and producer. * VP of marketing for Ghiradelli Chocolates (after working in brand management at Clorox). * Ran a product management group at Paypal. Worked in finance at Pepsi, HBS, Brand manager at Oral-B. *