Thu.Aug 22, 2019

Getting personal about change

McKinsey

The need to shift mind-sets is the biggest block to successful transformations. The key lies in making the shift both individual and institutional—at the same time. Insights on Organization

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When it comes to thought leadership, there is nothing new under the sun…

The Source

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9. Looking back across our last eight thought leadership quality ratings reports, which takes us back to the first half of 2015, something stands out: In that time the average score we’ve awarded to a piece of thought leadership under our “Prompting Action” criterion has risen by 7%. Meanwhile, for “Appeal” it’s risen by 9%, and for “Resilience” it’s risen by an impressive 20%.

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How insurers should think about digital in distribution

McKinsey

In this video, McKinsey partner Sumit Popli discusses the role bancassurance, digitization, and digital distribution have been playing in Asia and what this means for insurers. Insights on Financial Services

It’s Refreshing – The Enthusiasm New Buyers & Sellers Have

Martinka Consulting

One of the most gratifying feelings we get from our clients is seeing and hearing their excitement and enthusiasm after a buy-sell deal closes. It’s truly their next great adventure in life – and they’re lovin’ it. The post It’s Refreshing – The Enthusiasm New Buyers & Sellers Have appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Audio Podcasts Business Buying Exit Strategies

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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How customs agencies can help special economic zones succeed

McKinsey

When agencies have a seat at the table and participate in areas such as governance and stakeholder relations, these zones have the best chance of promoting economic growth. Public Sector Insights

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The evolution of healthcare-provider profit pools

McKinsey

Why nonhospital-provider segments are primed for growth—and why that matters. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

CEOs Say They Don’t Just Work for Shareholders. Do They Mean It?

Harvard Business

The Business Roundtable’s letter is encouraging, but only if it leads to change. Social responsibility Corporate governance Ethics Leadership Business history Business law Digital Article

Sooner or later, the shark gets jumped

Seth Godin Blog

Short-term thinking repeated again and again doesn’t lead to long-term thinking. Rand Fishkin shares a thoughtful analysis about a trend that now affects just about everyone: Google is hoarding more and more traffic. When I worked at Yahoo, there were 183 links on our home page. The stated strategy of the company was to build more and more internal content and services (Yahoo mail, Yahooligans, Yahoo Finance) to keep as many surfers on their site for as long as they could.

Are You Enabling a Toxic Culture Without Realizing It?

Harvard Business

There are two kinds of enablers: passive and active. Leadership & Managing people Conflict Digital Article

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!

How To Persuade With A Story Like Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Henry DeVries

“The first thirty seconds of your presentation needs to arouse interest in your subject,” says speech coach Patricia Fripp. Just like Hollywood films grab you from the get go

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Are Your Company’s Strengths Really Weaknesses?

Harvard Business

An updated form of SWOT analysis can help you decide. Strategy Competitive strategy Managing uncertainty Digital Article

CEOs Say Their Aim Is Inclusive Prosperity. Do They Mean It?

Harvard Business

The Business Roundtable’s letter is encouraging, but only if it leads to change. Corporate governance Social responsibility Ethics Leadership Business history Business law Digital Article