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‘If you can dream it, you can do it’: Disney’s Bob Iger leads with grace

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He worked for $150 a week, and has since became the boss of one of the world’s most recognisable brands

On any normal day at any one of Walt Disney’s theme parks around the world, you’d be hoping to see Mickey Mouse or hope to grab a selfie with Darth Vader.

But making his way through the crowd is a man who has more universal power.

Bob Iger is an American businessman and the famed CEO of The Walt Disney Company.

He may be a CEO at the top of his game, but his journey began far from Los Angeles, in the corporate world of ABC New York.

Bob Iger started his career in the entertainment industry as a weatherman in Ithaca, New York.

From there, he worked his way up the ladder and held various positions at ABC, including the head of programming.

Iger is a beloved leader of Disney, from employees all the way up to shareholders. His unique but inspiring leadership style has won praise across the board.

His career began at 3am, opening the front door for the lighting guys so they could perfect the studio sets before the actors arrived.

It was a foot in the door and what was needed to do to thrive.

But that optimism, courage and determination to work his way up, quickly paid off.

By 1995, he was the President of ABC Television, where he backed global hits like Twin Peaks and gained the respect of Hollywood, and Wall Street.

In 1996, Iger’s ABC was bought out by the Walt Disney Company. Then, in 1999 he was named the President of Walt Disney International, a job that had fundamental issues.

Luckily, the global entertainment giant was in good hands. As Bob Iger steered the company through some of its most turbulent times.

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Big tech struggle to balance AI innovation with ethical responsibility

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Can big tech effectively balance the rapid advancements in AI with the need for ethical oversight?

As AI rapidly advances, can we trust big tech like Meta & Google to use this technology ethically and responsibly?

Ticker Original Documentary ‘Trust Decoded: An Artificial Future’ explores the complex interplay between trust and artificial intelligence, exploring its influence on social media algorithms, privacy concerns, healthcare advancements, and business optimisation.

Featuring expert analysis from Dr. Karen Sutherland from the University of the Sunshine Coast, and Tom Finnigan from Talkingbrands.ai, this documentary looks into today’s digital world to find out what might await us in the high-tech future. #featured #documentary

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Pay rise beats perks in the ultimate workplace showdown

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In the face of rising cost of living pressures, what is more valuable in today’s age: work perks or a pay rise?

With inflation hitting households hard, many employees are now faced with a crucial decision: should they prioritise a higher salary or enhanced workplace perks?

Ticker Original ‘The Perks Won’t Work?’ dives deep into this big financial question.

Featuring expert analysis from Laetitia¬†Andrac (Essential Shift) & Jess Amir (MooMoo), ‘The Perks Won’t Work?’ offers insights into what is truly more valuable in today’s fast-paced workplace. #featured

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Pour Decisions: Microbes on Tap

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Healthy microbes are crucial for maintaining optimal digestion and supporting immune function.

What affect does drinking have on our body and mind?

Ticker Original ‘Pour Decisions’ explores the gut-wrenching truth behind alcohol, microbiota, and addiction.

Through detailed research and special interview with Kate Save (BeFitFood), discover how what we drink not only affects our taste buds but also the trillions of microbes residing within us.

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