Karen Mangia, vice president of customer and market insights and a member of the Salesforce's Work From Home Task Force, and I have co-authored several articles on how you can reach your full potential and deliver peak performance while working from home. We've covered how you design and architect your surroundings, the art and science of public speaking and presentation skills, the ability to pause, ponder, and prioritize your time, how to effectively managing your remote teams, and how leaders must cultivate healthy relationships for all stakeholders. We also know the importance of managing relationships with managers and how world recording holding athletes develop a mindset that keeps you inspired and motivated to work from home. All of these articles can help you develop the capabilities you need for a strong referral. … [Read more...] about How to broker a referral in the COVID connection economy
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"Customers need essential technology now more than ever to put business continuity, remote working and learning plans into practice," Jeff Clarke, vice chairman and COO, said in a statement. "In Q1, we saw orders with banking and financial services, government, healthcare and life sciences customers up 15 to 20 percent – all to meet immediate needs of their customers, communities and patients. As the world pivots from response to recovery, we'll continue to put our broad capabilities to work to deliver differentiated results for our customers and our company." … [Read more...] about Dell Technologies beats Q1 estimates with strong commercial notebook sales
New Delhi: Google is in initial talks to buy a stake of about 5% in cash-strapped Vodafone Idea, India’s third-largest telecom operator, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Vodafone Idea was formed in August 2017 by the merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. The telco, which has been posting losses since the merger, declined to comment on “this speculation”. Both UK’s Vodafone Group and Idea parent Aditya Birla Group declined to comment. Google didn’t respond to ET’s queries. Voda Idea shares closed 2.7% higher at Rs 5.82 on the BSE Thursday, giving it a market value of Rs 16,724 crore. For a 5% stake, Google will have to shell out $110 million (Rs 836.2 crore) based on that. Its Nasdaq-listed parent Alphabet has a market cap of $968.05 billion. Alphabet ended the January-March quarter with ‘cash and marketable securities’ of approximately $117 billion. The FT report said Google’s parent … [Read more...] about Google searching for 5% in Vodafone Idea; analysts say why not Airtel?
KOLKATA/ MUMBAI: Leading brands in grocery, home, personal care, smartphone, electronics and some brick-and-mortar retailers are gearing up to resume spending on advertisements that they have halted during the lockdown. They are now waiting for malls to reopen and restrictions on retail store timings to be eased. Some early shoots of revival are already visible, marketers said. For fast moving consumer goods companies, the spending will be on categories which are in demand, like packaged food, immunity boosters and health and hygiene products. Electronics and smartphone makers will promote new launches as well as consumer offers to liquidate stocks. But a major boost to ad spending will happen only around the festive season, they said. ITC said it has been ramping up advertising of essential foods brands in categories like atta, noodles, biscuits, juices and hygiene products across all platforms since last month, and that it will soon touch pre-Covid levels. “This (advertising) … [Read more...] about Smartphone, electronics brands plan to resume advertising
Much of the gain was thanks to Airtel turning its SG$12 million operating loss from India and South Asia into a SG$86 million operating profit, while its African business increased its operating profit by 9% to SG$89 million. When taken together and after applying tax, Airtel reduced its SG$90 million post-tax loss from last year to a SG$23 million loss this quarter. … [Read more...] about Singtel sees fourth quarter double digit falls in revenue and earnings