Wed.Nov 18, 2020

The state of AI in 2020

McKinsey

Our 2020 AI survey shows artificial intelligence has become more of a revenue driver. Companies earning the most from AI plan to invest in it more in response to COVID-19. Analytics Insights

(LIVE) Using Strategy to Build Long Term Resilience w/ David Yetman

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Business strategy live training resilience

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The future of payments is frictionless—now more than ever

McKinsey

Amrita Ahuja, the CFO of Square, explains how the company’s payment platform and services have helped small enterprises stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis. Insights on Financial Services

How to Assess Your Workplace Culture

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic recession have radically altered how businesses operate, creating significant changes to business strategies, workplace culture and the employee experience.

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!

Finance 2030: Four imperatives for the next decade

McKinsey

Over the past decade, finance departments reduced costs by almost 30 percent. The next decade’s focus: achieving even higher levels of effectiveness. Insights on Operations

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Agility in the time of COVID-19: Changing your operating model in an age of turbulence

McKinsey

Can organizations be transformed while employees are working remotely? Four real-life stories suggest that they can. Insights on Organization

Founders, Apply the Scientific Method to Your Startup

Harvard Business

Formulate a hypothesis and rigorously test your ideas. Entrepreneurship Decision making Market research Business models Digital Article

Five questions to answer before you finalize your media plan

McKinsey

New consumer behaviors require CMOs to rethink their media-spend plans. Marketing & Sales Insights

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The Deep Dark Web and More Scary Things

Martinka Consulting

It’s Halloween season so let’s discuss scary things. I recently took advantage of the offer from www.cyberstreams.com to have them run a free Dark Web scan. As I’m writing this, I get a weekly newsletter from Sweeney Conrad CPA firm and one of the articles is titled, “Email attacks up 667% following rise of COVID-19 worldwide.” The statistics are from (cyber) security firm Barracuda. Obviously, the slimy bad guys (and gals) are out there and after us more than ever.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Hong Kong businesses need to evolve, or risk being left behind

McKinsey

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way companies across Asia operate, notably by enabling their employees to work remotely. In Hong Kong, where the culture of “presenteeism” has traditionally run deep, top executives have realized that working from home does not necessarily mean a decline in productivity. Our Insights

The ocean is made of drops

Seth Godin Blog

That’s easy to say but hard to visualize. Even a puddle has more drops than we can count. It’s got to be difficult to be a drop. And yet…. What else could the ocean be made of

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A Q&A with Freddie Mac Single-Family Leader Donna Corley on How and Why Organizations Need More Women in Leadership Roles - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM FREDDIE MAC

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Freddie Mac. Gender Leadership development Diversity Sponsor Content

Patagonia’s ‘Vote the A**holes Out’ Tags Are a Story in Organizational Alignment

Brimstone Consulting

How did a designer get the four-word phrase on the tags of Patagonia’s Stand Up Shorts? Organizational alignment. Vote the a s out.”

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Silicon Valley Needs a Shakedown with Chamath Palihapitiya

Harvard Business

Investor Chamath Palihapitiya discusses venture capital, regulation, and investing for change. Venture capital Regulation Technology Audio

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Mastercard’s Former Chief Diversity Officer Donna Johnson: Advancing Company Culture

Harvard Business

What we can learn from Mastercard’s pioneering chief diversity officer about making long-term change to company culture. Race Leadership Diversity Audio

Digital Health Tools Offer New Opportunities for Personalized Care

Harvard Business

Wearables and other technologies help providers better understand patients’ behavior — and their needs. Innovation Health Technology Digital Article

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