Wed.Oct 16, 2019

Women in the Workplace 2019

McKinsey

Five years in to our research, we see bright spots at senior levels. But companies need to focus their efforts earlier in the pipeline to make real progress. Gender Equality

How to get on podcasts

Kai Davis

It’s the year of our lady two thousand and nineteen and the most common question that your friend Kai gets asked is a riff on. How do I get on podcasts? I want to do a podcast tour! Which, honestly, is a great question.

Has Southeast Asia taken a firm grip on the nickel value chain?

McKinsey

A closer look at the future of the nickel market considers the role of ore exports from Southeast Asia. Metals & Mining Insights

How To Cascade Your Strategic Plan Throughout Your Organization

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Once a strategic plan is created at the highest level of an organization, there is a great need to cascade the strategic plan throughout all areas of the business.

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

Five Fifty: Fast and modular

McKinsey

Want to move faster, fly higher, and generally perform like a top technology company? Try the modular approach to platforms. Digital Insights

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Managing your external supply system for innovation

McKinsey

To accelerate innovation, more companies are turning to outsiders for help—especially their suppliers. Getting supplier innovation to work means rethinking incentives, relationships, and management. Insights on Operations

Singapore: Using Organization Design to Shape a Nation

Kates Kesler

Your customers are pushing you to deliver complex solutions of products and services in innovative ways. Sounds like the challenge … Blog

The Best Lessons are From Dogs

Martinka Consulting

I recently read Dave Barry’s latest book, Lessons From Lucy; The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog. It’s funny, as one would expect from Dave Barry, insightful, poignant, and not exactly what I expected from him. I’m not going to “steal his thunder” and give away all his lessons. Read the book (it’s a fast read and extremely entertaining). I will share one lesson, because it’s one of the few mantras I have in my business. Don’t stop having fun. And if you have stopped, start having fun again.).

Hope for the best

Seth Godin Blog

Better, I think, to spec for the best instead. It’s comforting to hire a contractor, give them a rough spec and hope for the best. Wish to be positively surprised. Leave room for lots of unexpected magic. But if it matters, write a really good spec instead

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Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Climate Change Is Going to Transform Where and How We Build

Harvard Business

Will we reinforce, rebuild, rebound, restrict, or retreat? Economics & Society Digital Article

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Bubbles, Golden Ages, and Tech Revolutions

Harvard Business

Economist Carlota Perez joins Azeem Azhar to discuss the life cycle of technology revolutions and how they ultimately change every aspect of society. Perez is optimistic about the future — she explains how we can harness technology to foster green growth and global development. Technology Innovation Economics & Society Audio

5 Simple Rules for Strategy Execution

Harvard Business

The more you try to achieve, the less you’ll accomplish. Strategy Strategy execution Digital Article

Amazon Under Attack, and Household Financial Stress

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the problem of household financial stress. They also debate whether current criticisms of Amazon are justified. Economy Stress Economics & Society Audio

Facebook’s Oversight Board Is Not Enough

Harvard Business

The problems with the company are ingrained in its business model. Social platforms Internet Corporate governance Business models Digital Article

Research: How Virtual Reality Can Help Train Surgeons

Harvard Business

A UCLA study yielded promising results. Talent management Technology Healthcare Digital Article

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