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Bureau Works CEO, Gabriel Fairman, explains four pivotal and perhaps counterintuitive steps that business leaders need to take to create a positive and productive company culture.
Gabriel Fairman doesn't want job candidates to put on any airs when interviewing for a job at his tech company Bureau Works. So he takes the same approach."I try to dissuade people from working for our company. I try to be honest about all our shortcomings and challenges," said Fairman, who is CEO.
Fairman of Bureau Works says every candidate that applies for a job at his company has to submit a one-minute video where he or she explains a bit about themselves and why they want to work there. Doing so, he says, gives him a better feel for what a person can bring to the company than what he has typically found on a resume.
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How Bureau Works, Dell and IBM are tackling the issue of trust in AI by focusing on emotional intelligence and transparency.
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If you hire a team that is committed to integrity, honesty and trust, the team, over time, will help address deficiencies in the cybersecurity program. Conversely, ill-intentioned people will find a way to breach.
Automation is the core of successful business in the digital age. Businesses just have to know how to use it adequately.
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There is room for everything – AI and natural cognition working together. But this scenario also requires a more self-reflective view and a more transformational attitude to life in general that is more at ease with change and discontinuity.
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Users want more features. But thinking about software in terms of features may jeopardize the product entirely in the long run. While adding features may improve the customer experience, feature-based thinking can lead to a hollowed-out product with no true creative north. Here's why!
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Do you need more zen and balance to your approach? Matt @mattgottesman sits down with Gabriel Fairman (CEO & Founder of Bureau Works) to talk about finding balance as an entrepreneur, what he really learned from living with monks, finding his own path, how our zen affects our employees, how to use daily activities to get you into a zen state or more balanced, lessons in entrepreneurship over the past 15 years and more…
Succeeding in any competitive environment requires having basic traits or advantages that your competitors do not have. The same premise applies to the global tech industry. There are plenty of people with ferocious work ethic, tremendous technical expertise, strong connections and a vision of what they want to accomplish. With such competition, how can you succeed? The key is to look at where most people fail.
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Coming up with good artificial intelligence (AI) and automation is hard. Successfully implementing it at an organizational level is even harder. This article will provide you with a firsthand account on our journey in implementing automation at our organization and a few valuable takeaways and insights.
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Creativity is about the diversity of voices and opinion. It takes a lot of guts to surround myself with people who do not agree with me, challenge me and often upset me, because they are not focused on saying "yes" to me and making my life easy. Instead, they really believe in their own vision. Dissonance is the mother of creativity. - Gabriel Fairman, Bureau Works
Bureau Works names Aaron Schliem Chief Marketing Officer.
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Check out Kathrin Bussman's great podcast conversation with CEO Gabriel Fairman.

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