Wed.Jan 12, 2022

Remembering A Bold Trailblazer Who Fought For Equity For Women In Sports

On the Brink

Christine Grant, center, with Lisa Bluder, right, coach of Iowa women’s basketball, and Jaime Printy Brandt, a former Iowa player and teacher at an elementary school named for Grant in North Liberty, Iowa. Credit. Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen /USA TODAY NETWORK.

Decarbonizing the built environment: Takeaways from COP26

McKinsey & Company

How can the cement and construction industry achieve net zero by 2050? Here are the key takeaways from a roundtable discussion McKinsey hosted at the COP26 Climate Change Conference.

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How You & Your Team can Thrive in the Aftermath of Trauma w/Ken Falke, Chairman Ep#142

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

SME Strategy is a strategy consulting company that specializes in aligning teams around their vision, mission, values, goals and action plans. Learn more about how we can help align your team with our strategic planning and implementation services. Leadership podcast people leadership skills

Redefining corporate functions to better support strategy and growth

McKinsey & Company

Striking the right balance between decentralized functions and centralized control starts with addressing the needs of business units. Insights on People and Organizational Performance Organization

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Stop Telling Working Women They Just Need an Equal Partnership at Home

Harvard Business

A career-supporting partner is a wonderful thing. But it’s not always an option. Gender Mental health Balancing work and family Working parents Digital Article

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Job Crafting Can Help Digital Gig Workers Build Resilience

Harvard Business

A recent study found that it can help people develop skills, identify new opportunities, and feel more connected. Personal resilience Motivating people Managing yourself Career planning Psychology Digital Article

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Forward Thinking on the transformative role of intangible assets in companies and economies with Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake

McKinsey & Company

“William Blake talked about the dark Satanic mills, these inhuman pieces of tangible capital. Intangible capital is in some ways about what makes us human. It’s about ideas, and it’s about relationships. It’s about expressiveness. Some people may ask whether we should we be making that the basis of the economy. But we would argue that this is actually making those things that matter to us as humans more central to our thriving.”.

Sand Trees (Will Disappear)

Martinka Consulting

We were in Florida in early December and happened to see the Palm Beach Christmas displays. The tree in the photo is made of sand. It is gorgeous, you can see it’s about 30 feet high, and obviously took a lot of hard work and skill to create. It’s a lot like a business in that it takes a lot of skill and hard work to create a good company. And when somebody does that it is quite an accomplishment. As you look at the sand Christmas tree, imagine what would happen if a rainstorm hit.

How to Find a New Job: An HBR Guide

Harvard Business

From updating your resume to acing the interview, we’ve got you covered. Job search Career transitions Career planning Cover letters Job interviews Resumes Professional networks Digital Article

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

CB radio

Seth Godin Blog

It was huge and kept growing by leaps and bounds. Until it didn’t. (My My license was KFV2338, a number I haven’t said out loud in 40 years). CB radio took off because human beings desperately want to connect with people they know and be heard by people they don’t.

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Key principles of designing the omnichannel distribution network of the future

McKinsey & Company

As omnichannel shopping becomes the new norm, consumer product and retail companies must be ready to deliver fast, impeccable omnichannel service. Doing so requires a new supply chain network approach. Retail Insights Retail & Consumer Goods

5 Ways Managers Can Support Pregnant Employees

Harvard Business

Managers play a key role in ensuring a healthy environment. Diversity and inclusion Workplace discrimination Management skills Digital Article

Crypto and the Future of Money (with Terra’s Do Kwon)

Harvard Business

Terra co-founder Do Kwon joins Azeem Azhar to lay out the case for how decentralized money could change the way we live. Blockchain Capitalism Disruptive innovation Economic systems Economics Web-based technologies Audio

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.