Fri.Nov 29, 2019

What Is Futurism And Do You Need It?

Simon Associates

When we think about today's most celebrated business leaders, usually Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk come to mind. They are often portrayed as prophets, and with good reason.

Winning Percentages

Alan Weiss

I’m watching a lot of football this time of year, and all of these teams are filled with star athletes, even at third-string. Yet only some teams are far above the pack. it’s not the athletes, it’s the coaching. The same applies to business.

Master then Break the Rules

CaseInterview.com

When you first learn a craft, it’s useful to learn the rules. As you master the rules, it’s useful to break the rules. The difference between learning, mastering, and then breaking the rules comes from understanding why the rules exist. Rules, rules of thumbs, or conventions exist around problems in a field that recur frequently. These kinds of “rules” provide a reasonable solution to the problem at hand 80% to 90% of the time. The rules have two shortcomings.

How to Help Employees Find More Meaning at Work

LSA Global

Engaging and Retaining Top Talent Is an Ongoing Battle. As companies struggle to maintain their competitive edge, each year more employees who take our best places to work employee engagement survey report feeling adrift because they have lost the sense of meaning in their work.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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5 Mindset Tips about the Success of Champions

Rick Conlow

Over nine decades ago, Dr. Evan O’Neill Kane of New York’s Kane Summit Hospital changed his mindset. He felt doctors were losing too many patients in appendectomy surgery, many because of the effects of general anesthesia.

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What Companies That Are Good at Innovation Get Right

Harvard Business

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Deloitte baby onesies and Eau de Grant Thornton—how marketeers may not be helping themselves

The Source

Returning from the Festival of Marketing held in London last month, I was struck by a couple of things. First, that marketeers in all industries, not just professional services, feel somewhat unloved by colleagues in other functions.

For Streaming Services, Navigating Generational Differences Is Key

Harvard Business

The winners will find a profitable niche. Competitive strategy Business models Internet Media Digital Article

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