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Digital Disruption Ahead

Cisco’s John Chambers has been a leading IT thought provoker for a long time.  It’s always worth listening to voices of successful experience and reason when it comes to looking forward in business and technology.  465 more words

Bidness, And Other Current Economic Realities

'Once in a very long-time opportunity' for majors to get into Canadian oil and gas, FirstEnergy CEO says

Canadian oil and gas companies will reveal more pain in the form of dividend and capex cuts during the next few quarters as they assess the scale of devastation inflicted by low commodity prices. 858 more words


Cisco CEO: To achieve gender diversity in business, 'men have to consciously lean in'

In March 2013, Cisco CEO John Chambers sent out a memo to all 400 of his most senior employees, vice president and above.

“We can no longer pretend that biases don’t exist, nor can we talk around them,” he wrote, quoting Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in her book… 1,769 more words


Cisco CEO: France is the next big thing

To hear John Chambers tell it, France is the next new new thing.

Mon Dieu! Hard to believe, but the CEO of Cisco tells me France is Europe’s leader when it comes to a boom in entrepreneurship and startups. 135 more words


The Best Leaders are Mentors

It’s an age-old question: are good leaders born, or created? Are the skills required to become a successful leader developed over time, or are they something so inextricably tied to personality that one born a leader will excel at it, while one who is not cannot hope to succeed? 564 more words


CISCO CEO OPENS UP: 'We Want To Change The Standard Of Living For Everyone In This World'

Highlighting the excellence from: Business Insider, Julie Bort

Business Insider: You seem very cheerful lately, as if the rough period Cisco had from 2010 to 2013 is well behind you. 1,520 more words