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How inclusive design can reconnect people with government

McKinsey

Scandinavia has been an example to many nations on bridging the gaps between governments and their people. Here are a few ways the public and private sectors use design to connect with residents. Public Sector Insights

Do Your Customers Know You?

Martinka Consulting

We’ve been working on an ongoing project with Pacific Software Publishing to locate acquisition targets of companies doing website hosting. Many moons ago I came to the conclusion a lot, and I mean a lot, of businesses would be shocked to find out how and where their websites are being hosted. Here’s a handful of what I’ve seen (and my client has many more examples): A common refrain in business is to get to know your customers.

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What’s wrong with solutions selling—and how to put it right

McKinsey

If you want to grow your business, improve your commercial capabilities. Marketing & Sales Insights

The unusual suspects for cybersecurity

The Source

Cybersecurity is the biggest and fastest growing risk service, so it’s no surprise to see so many firms investing in their people and offerings in this area. It reflects what’s happening within many client organisations, where cybersecurity is now a board-level agenda item.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How should provider-led health plans evolve?

McKinsey

Although they are often pursued as an approach for vertical integration, their value is not always clearly demonstrated. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

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Taking the lead for inclusion

McKinsey

For pioneering organizations, inclusiveness is fundamental to enhancing gender parity and overall diversity, and results in financial and organizational performance. Overall, employees with a low perception of inclusiveness in their organization state that they have already given up on career opportunities due to their environment—and this is particularly true for women. So, how can companies build and promote inclusiveness? What are the mechanisms in play to increase diversity at the top?

How to Break Up with Your Bad Habits

Harvard Business

For good. Managing yourself Psychology Stress Digital Article

The thing about hot button issues

Seth Godin Blog

It’s not that they are buttons. It’s that they’re hot. They’re hot because they get pressed all the time. They’re hot because they’re seductive. It’s an easy button to push, so people push it all the time. And that can get you burned. It can short circuit the point you were trying to make. It turns out that there are plenty of other buttons, often ignored, that people are eager to activate.

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Going Back to Work After a Pregnancy Loss

Harvard Business

How to navigate what is too often a silent trauma. Psychology Gender Work-life balance Managing people Digital Article

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

6 Signs Your Corporate Culture Is a Liability

Harvard Business

And what to do about it. Crisis management Organizational culture Ethics Digital Article

How Companies Are Using Intelligent Automation to Be More Innovative - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Deloitte. Innovation Sponsor Content

Swipe Right: How Meredith Golden Helps You Get a Date Online

Harvard Business

Meredith Golden has spent more than 10,000 hours on online dating apps, helping her clients navigate the digital romance market to build the perfect profile and connect with the right matches. Marketing Internet Professional transitions Audio