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Want to be strong—physically, as well as emotionally? Take a page from Tareq Azim, founder of Empower Gym, creator of the Afghan Women’s Boxing Federation, and new author. His story is featured in the latest from McKinsey’s Author Talks series, and is peppered with insight on everything from harnessing the power of honest conversation to conquering fear of the unknown. Don’t miss his powerful words on personal growth, purpose, and living your truth; you might even get goosebumps.
— Torea Frey, managing editor, Seattle
Tareq Azim
Author Talks: How to conquer fear, prepare for death, and embrace your power
Personal-development coach Tareq Azim discusses how his life experiences shaped his training philosophy to help NFL greats overcome fears, achieve emotional and mental resilience, and gain physical strength.
Be empowered
Quote of the Day
“This is a new world. In manufacturing, there’s going to be a lot of fast and big data. Make sure you have a scalable industrial IoT stack that’s going to be able to handle that and be ready.”
—Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler in “The Fourth Industrial Revolution will be people powered,” from the McKinsey Talks Operations podcast
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Achieving supply-chain resiliency in consumer goods amid disruption
Dirk Holbach, chief supply-chain officer for Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care business unit, shares lessons from his seven-year journey in the role and what leaders should be prepared for in the future.
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