What Inclusive Urban Development Can Look Like

Harvard Business

One of us is an urban theorist, the other a community-focused real estate developer. The bar was set high: The district would need to create jobs, engage the surrounding community, inspire connection between the existing neighborhood and the broader city, preserve historical identity, and incubate entrepreneurship — all while making economic sense as a development. Developers have two primary ways to help create new and better jobs.

Having a Growth Mindset Makes It Easier to Develop New Interests

Harvard Business

Others lean more toward the view that interests can be developed and that, with commitment and investment, they can grow over time — we call this a growth mindset of interest. They can be developed with involvement and persistence. Rafael Ben-Ari/Getty Images. [T]echnology

5 Mindset Tips about the Success of Champions

Rick Conlow

FEATURE FILMS ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE FORMAL EXPERIENCE OF YEARS. To begin remember these important principles to achieving peak performance: Self-development is self-management.

Why Do You Do What You Do?

Claris Consulting

Why does Tom Brady spend voluminous hours studying film of his opponents? Tom Brady studies film to find one weakness in his opponent to win the game. Why does Jeff Bezos start his senior leadership team meetings in silence?

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A Professional Services Marketing Self-Assessment

Prudent Pedal

I know this because I’ve developed sales and marketing strategies, built marketing organizations, and worked with leadership teams in every industry, discipline, market condition, and business scenario. I’m releasing a new Professional Services Marketing Assessment.

LinkedIn ROI: how much engagement do you need to make it worth your effort?

Rod Burkert

And if you are looking for something that I previously wrote or filmed in the past, you can type some keywords into the search box and find the relevant post. Practice developmentGreetings from Brentwood, TN.

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The One Thing Most People Don’t Realize about Creativity

Billable Percentage

It was relegated to the weekend when I could escape from the daily grind of my work and channel the right-side of my brain to make cool stuff like webcomics, music, and films. For the longest time, I felt that creativity was some ethereal fairy magic.

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Set the Conditions for Anyone on Your Team to Be Creative

Harvard Business

You can see this at work at Pixar, which was originally a technology company that began shooting short films to demonstrate the capabilities of its original product, animation software. Developing employees Leading teams Creativity Digital Articlecintascotch/Getty Images.

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7 Ways Your Website Can Transform Your Life

Consulting Matters

Would you believe me if I told you those results, although significant, are a mere scratch on the surface of the potential available to you as you embark on your website development process? The most significant aspect of website development is the process itself. Let me share with you a few ways that your web development process is a purposeful professional and personal development opportunity: Reflection: The web development process forces a busy entrepreneur to reflect.

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Job Hub: Pixar Animation Studios Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Two of its fourteen feature films – “Finding Nemo” and “Toy Story 3” – are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, while an impressive thirteen of the fourteen are in the 50 highest-grossing animated films of all time. Pixar, now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.

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Enter the orchestrator?

The Source

Conventional thinking also presupposes you’re talking about a single firm, one that develops new capabilities over time, and (probably) supplements them by acquisition. If we want a good example of where orchestration works brilliantly, it’s the film industry, where the full-service studios of Hollywood’s golden era, have given way to a much more fragmented environment in which the input of hundreds of highly-specialised firms is ‘orchestrated’ by a single production team.

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When a Prototype Isn’t Enough, Use Theatrical Tricks to Sell Your Idea

Harvard Business

But I am also excited about “stagecraft,” a related approach that fakes a new product or service to get real-life reactions from users early in the development process. It uses all the tricks of theater and film to fool an audience into believing that what they are seeing, hearing, or even touching is the real thing. Employed early in the development process, stagecraft can yield critical insights that you might not discover until much later on.

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When AI Becomes the New Face of Your Brand

Harvard Business

In Hong Kong Hanson Robotics is developing robots with human features. It might seem flippant to suggest that AI systems will need to develop specific personalities, but consider how a technology like Siri or Alexa has already become so closely associated with the Apple and Amazon brands. Take, for example, Robyn Ewing, who used to develop and pitch TV scripts to film studios in Hollywood. Technology Branding Product development Digital ArticleCat Yu for HBR.

Driverless technology: a soon-to-be reality?

Tom Spencer

Flash forward over 30 years, much of the tech that the film predicted has come true. Traditional carmakers are desperately trying to catch up with tech companies who have had a head start in developing driverless tech.

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Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works

Harvard Business

home marketers (Fox, HBO), cable and satellite services (Comcast, DirectTV), video syndicators (PMI, TVS), film libraries and archives (Eastman House, Getty Images), and talent agencies (WME, CAA, ICM), each with its own contracts and accounting systems. His vision is to decentralize the entertainment industry so that creative individuals can profit from the films, videos, games, and art they help to make. Consumers can view films on their mobile devices in exchange for bitcoin.

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How Netflix’s Content Strategy Is Reshaping Movie Culture

Harvard Business

” If you’ve seen Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, that one line probably conjures up memories of Oh yeah, chicka chicka, Ferraris, playing hooky, and dating in high school — all of which feature heavily in the hit coming-of-age film. The list of Netflix’s greatest missing films goes on: The Wizard of Oz , Citizen Kane , E.T. Does it compete by having a wide selection of movies, covering most of the films people would like to see? Tim Evans for HBR.

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How Managers Can Avoid Playing Favorites

Harvard Business

“You’re not giving others the opportunity to grow and develop strength and breadth.” Playing favorites also dents your own professional development. Maybe you’re both fans of the same hockey team or you both like foreign films. If there’s a person on your team who you just can’t stand, Sutton says you must “do the best you can to develop empathy for that person.”

Case Study: When You’re Successful, Stretched Too Thin, and Indispensable

Harvard Business

But top-notch production, filmed on location, amazing scripts and casts.” Delegation Leadership Developing employees Managing up Managing yourself Digital ArticleMarion Barraud for HBR. Carla was killing off her leading man. And it felt good—but not perfect.

Strategy for Success—Why Growth Is Not an Option

LSA Global

Yes, their film was among the best and they owned 90% market share, but that did not matter when film became obsolete and they did not shift their strategy in time. Give them a sense of mission and opportunities for development.

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How Many Versions of a Product Do Consumers Really Want?

Harvard Business

The same result held true across experiments involving books, CDs, paint colors, and films. Marketing Customers Product development Retail & Consumer Goods Digital ArticleHolger Weitzel/Getty Images. Consumers almost always tell researchers that they prefer to have many versions of a product from which to choose. But, in fact, consumers’ perceptions of how many choices they prefer change depending on whether they intend to use an item for pleasure or to meet a functional need.

4 Autopsies of Big Change Management Failures

LSA Global

But many would say that Kodak failed because they didn’t foresee how quickly and completely digital cameras would take over the industry that depended on film sales. To perform and thrive, you have to be able to adapt to an ever changing environment.

Leading Innovation Is the Art of Creating “Collective Genius” - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HBS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Harvard Business

At Pixar, for example, the company was caught up short in 2008 in a clash over production schedules for the movie Up and the short film Cars Toons. Trouble was, the launch violated eBay’s well-established corporate project-development processes. Developing the Global Leader. “He allowed both ideas to be developed and tested enough, to learn and not combine them right away,” Hill says.

Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology

Harvard Business

Today, the term increasingly serves as a corporate bogeyman that warns executives of the need to stand up and respond when disruptive developments encroach on their market. In fact, Kodak invested billions to develop a range of digital cameras. Consider Fuji Photo Film.

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Incredible Tornado Footage from Illinois, Yesterday

MishTalk

Tornado developed west of I-39 and widened as it moved toward the highway. We briefly lost visual while positioning closer to the tornado, but began filming again when we had visual of the massive tornado.

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$500 Million LA Home - Built on Spec

MishTalk

Nile Niami, a film producer and speculative residential developer, is pouring concrete in L.A.’s To highlight the enormous and growing income inequality issue, please consider California Dreaming: Record $500 Million Tag on L.A.

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Digital peer pressure

Seth Godin Blog

” That’s how culture develops, of course. Culture develops online at the speed of light. Here’s a brand new short film that shares what we’re up to… Our early application deadline for the upcoming session is tomorrow “You’re using it wrong.” That’s why no one uses ALL CAPS IN THEIR EMAIL ANY MORE. Every interaction tool comes with peers to interact with, and quickly, those tools establish the norms of interaction.

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4 Reasons Leaders Struggle with Corporate Strategy

LSA Global

A classic example of this strategic mistake is when Kodak decided it was in the film business without looking ahead at the implications of how the development of digital cameras would affect their industry. The Challenge of a Strategy that Works.

Options for Post Consulting Careers

CaseInterview.com

Yet, in just 18 months of work in consulting, you quickly develop this skill, which is in extremely short supply in industry. Work in strategy or business development for a big company. Become an independent film writer and producer. * Question: First, let me tell you that LOMS has been of great help. It was interesting and very concise. Thanks to it, I was able to get an offer from BCG and Oliver Wyman.

Commercial Awareness – what is it and how do I get it?

Tom Spencer

If you want to stay ahead of the game and be informed of the news as it happens, you can set up a Google Alert on your mobile devices and your PC so that you’ll always be the first to know of any developments.

Introducing PowerPoint for Consulting

Management Consulted

At least once a month someone asks us if we can help them with presentations and PowerPoint for consulting, asking: If we can teach them how to develop slides and stories ahead of an interview.

France Seeks Another Tax on Facebook, Google And YouTube, to Finance "French Culture" Cinema

MishTalk

These platforms have been developing partnerships with audiovisual publishers and content providers for years, with which they share revenues from advertising," the report [in French] said. In a report this week, the Superior Audiovisual Council (CSA) says that video-sharing websites should be subject to a tax that helps finance the production of French films and TV shows. Subsidies For Films No One Watches Forbes has some interesting comments as well.

When Old Technologies Create New Industries

Harvard Business

People understandably get excited about new digital technologies, whether it’s the digital camera that is cheaper than developing rolls upon rolls of film, or the photo-sharing apps that – in turn — make your iPhone camera easier to use than your old digital camera.

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Gallup Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

He developed research methods and programs for the television and movie industry to help clients determine advertising effectiveness and how to identify what the market wanted to watch in film and television. Strengths-Based Development. Consultant – Client Development.

Aging Societies Should Make More of Mentorship

Harvard Business

The past year brought a rich array of films depicting connections between a wise, older mentor and a younger person in need of sage guidance, in ways that often defied gauzy stereotypes, from art-house movies like Lily Tomlin’s Grandma to blockbusters like Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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4 Ways Women Can Break Barriers by Breaking the Rules

Harvard Business

She had launched her career 12 years earlier with no connections — she just picked up a camera and started making small-budget films, including one she financed out of her own savings account. She achieved a big breakthrough with Selma , the first film directed by an African American woman to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. She had already developed a reputation for taking on daunting projects, and she knew these two executives admired her work.

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Finding the Healthy Tension Between Being Confident and Collaborative

Harvard Business

Long before a computer-animated feature film was technically possible, Catmull and Lasseter were determined to make one. I saw Lasseter bring the same attention to every frame of Pixar’s films. Pixar honed it to an art with its now-famous “Brain Trust,” the small team of accomplished storytellers tasked with assisting directors in developing their films.

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Research: Career Hot Streaks Can Happen at Any Age

Harvard Business

By the summer of that year he’d explained Brownian motion, discovered the photoelectric effect (for which he won a Nobel Prize), and developed the theory of special relativity; then, before the year ended, he wrote the world’s most famous equation: E = mc2.