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I Manage a 100,000-Square-Foot Cannabis Growing Facility. Here Are 5 Management Tricks I Learned About Keeping Employees Motivated

Believe it or not, cannabis cultivation has been around for over 10,000 years. Yet those of us in the burgeoning legalized industry have just over a decade of experience to draw upon — from early “Wild West”...

Logged On From the Laundry Room: How the C.E.O.s of Google, Pfizer and Slack Work From Home

On Thursday morning, Chuck Robbins, the chief executive of Cisco, signed on to an companywide video conference from his home office in Silicon Valley. The connection was stable, but the quality was not great. “I tell you,” he...

Help Wanted: Grocery Stores, Pizza Chains and Amazon Are Hiring

The volume of food and paper products passing through a warehouse just outside Los Angeles is up 30 percent from the same time a year ago. Pizza deliveries are surging as people around the country hunker down. Medical...

Coronavirus Layoff Surge Overwhelms Unemployment Offices

The best place to get a job right now might be the unemployment office. In Washington State, where the coronavirus outbreak found its first foothold in the United States, officials are trying to fill multiple positions processing jobless claims. “Due to...

Billionaire Confessional: David Rubenstein on Wealth and Privilege

David Rubenstein grew up in a low-income home in Baltimore, the son of a Jewish mailman and a stay-at-home mom. Today he is one of the richest people in the world, worth some $3 billion. It’s an...

Laurene Powell Jobs Is Putting Her Own Dent in the Universe

Before I could interview Laurene Powell Jobs, she wanted to interview me. It was an unusual request, but not a particularly surprising one coming from Ms. Powell Jobs. Nearly a decade after the death of her husband, the Apple co-founder...

Cannabis Packing Facility Coming to Kitchener

Toronto-based Supreme Cannabis to operate 107,000 square-foot processing facility. A large cannabis processing plant capable of filling thousands of packages per day is coming to Kitchener. Toronto-based Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. has leased 100 Hollinger Cres. in the Bridgeport...

How a Preacher’s Grandson From Rural Georgia Grew Up to Lead Cisco

When the Business Roundtable issued a statement in August arguing that companies should no longer advance only the interests of shareholders, Cisco’s chief executive, Chuck Robbins, was among those acclaiming the release as a seminal moment for...

Working at Equinox: ‘It’s Very Hunger Games’

Equinox, the high-end gym chain, calls its five-story facility on Greenwich Avenue in Manhattan a “fitness mecca.” It features a juice bar and a boxing studio, a eucalyptus steam room and a saltwater lap pool. But until a...

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Coronavirus UK Lockdown: Only ‘immediate family’ at funerals

The reality of Boris Johnson's coronavirus lockdown started to become clear today as boyfriends and girlfriends who do...

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney blasts push to relax stay-at-home measures but doesn’t name Trump

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is pushing back at President Donald Trump's move away from social distancing measures being used to slow the spread...

Gov. Cuomo warns other Americans ‘you will all be New York in weeks’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted President Trump on Tuesday for sending only 400 ventilators to New York from the federal stockpile of 20,000...

Coronavirus: Greta Thunberg has symptoms and is self-isolating

Greta Thunberg says she may have contracted coronavirus and has self-isolated at home with her father. The teenage climate activist said she appeared to have been...

Speech recognition systems from five tech companies are bias towards people of color, study reveals 

Speech recognition systems are deep-rooted with bias towards people of color, a new study reveals. Stanford researches found these technologies from Amazon, Apple, Google,...