Allen Klein is a motivational speaker and author who believes strongly in the way words can influence how we feel mentally, physically, and spiritually. In this day of tweeting, texting, cyberspeak and the non-language of E-mail, the written and spoken word has the power to touch our hearts and lift our spirit that is extraordinary. This joyful book is a compendium of advice and plain common sense comprising a guide to good cheer. This wonderful collection of quips, quotes and instruction comes from a variety of people and from all eras of history. Dividing the books thematically, covering such topics as Friendship, Laughter, Beauty, Nature, Faith, and more. This is a book to cherish for oneself and to give as a heartfelt gift.
Michael Biltz is a managing director with Accenture, leading the company’s Technology Vision R&G group and the enterprise’s annual vision process. Through Accenture’s Technology Vision, Michael defines Accenture’s perspective on the future of technology beyond the current conversations about the IoT, social, cloud, mobility, and big data to focus on how technology will impact the way we work and live. From Automation to Digital Ethics. This year’s report outlines the new technology trends that forward-thinking C level executives will use to position their organizations to drive growth, rather than focusing on cost-cutting and efficiency improvements.
According to the latest global technology trends report from Accenture, companies can often feel overwhelmed by the pace of technology change, experiencing “digital culture shock” at the prospect of keeping up with the competition. As technology advancements accelerate at an unprecedented rate – dramatically disrupting the workforce – companies that equip employees, partners, and consumers with new skills can fully capitalize on these innovations.
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Scott E. Becker is senior vice president, Administration, for Nissan North America, Inc. Becker is responsible for overseeing corporate services, audit, information systems, market intelligence, corporate planning and program management office (PMO), information security, legal, government affairs, and corporate development and social responsibility for Nissan’s operations in North America.
Becker also serves as president of the Nissan Foundation. Established in 1992, the mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community through valuing cultural diversity. The Nissan Foundation is part of Nissan North America’s commitment to “enrich people’s lives” by helping to meet the needs of communities throughout the U.S. through philanthropic investments, corporate outreach sponsorships, in-kind donations and other charitable contributions. Prior to being named senior vice president in August 2009, Becker served as vice president, legal and government affairs, and general counsel for NNA. His duties included providing legal adv/ice and counsel to the company on a broad range of corporate governance, transactional, litigation and legal compliance matters, as well as leading Nissan’s government affairs activities. Before joining Nissan in July 2006, Becker was vice president and deputy general counsel for retail operations, real estate and services, for Sears Holdings Corporation. Becker joined Sears in 2000 and held several litigation positions in the company’s legal department.
Becker holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Chicago and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is based in Franklin, Tennessee.
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