Organization & Culture

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    Why It’s Vital for Business Managers to Take Vacation Days

    January 17, 2019 | By:

    Our culture has made it pretty easy to put workaholics on a pedestal. Though almost all American employees earn time off, many fail to take advantage of the time they’ve collected.

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    Increasing R&D Spending Will Not Lead to Innovation, But This Will

    January 14, 2019 | By:

    In an analysis of high performance innovators (called in this article the “Global Innovation 1000”), researchers made a surprising discovery: “spending more money does not open the doors to innovation.”

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    5 ways Chief Product Officers can Foster Innovation

    December 18, 2018 | By:

    A chief product officer’s (CPO) job description often contains two tall tasks: Drive innovation, and create a compelling product roadmap that delivers business value.

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    How Customer Experience Affects a Company’s Revenue

    December 14, 2018 | By:

    Customer experience is perhaps the single most valuable and emphasized component of business operations. Both B2B and B2C companies greatly value the concept of creating exceptional customer experience as the bottom line of achieving revenue growth.

  • What is Your Capacity for Innovation Really Like?

    Five Causes of Innovation Blues

    December 12, 2018 | By:

    The key to innovation success is simple—innovation is nothing without exploration and exploitation.

  • An innovation training effort should be an integral part of any corporate innovation program/strategy. A concrete training effort gives a clear message that innovation should be taken serious and supports your employees that do not know how or where to begin.

    How Education Can Advance and Innovate Your Business

    December 11, 2018 | By:

    Education is a powerful vehicle for professional growth. It’s now more affordable, and recent technological innovations have made it easier for employees to acquire and advance their skillsets.

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    The Gig Economy and Workers’ Rights

    December 3, 2018 | By:

    The gig economy is no longer simply a phrase that individuals existing as professional outliers use to describe themselves. Instead, the gig economy describes a substantial, rapidly growing part of modern society. If you aren’t a part of it, the odds are you know someone who is.

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    How the Leading Founders of Modern Business Start Their Days

    November 30, 2018 | By:

    Mornings can be a difficult time to get motivated. Often we hit our stride just before lunch time and lose that determination that keeps us going in the afternoon. Here’s how the most successful leaders in business power up their mornings to maximize their productivity.

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    How to Improve Your Company’s Productivity

    November 29, 2018 | By:

    Maintaining productivity and positivity in the workplace is an ongoing struggle for many businesses and employees. The grind of 9-to-5 life weighs on people and makes it hard to find excitement and motivation throughout the day.

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    International Education: The Importance of Knowledge for Business

    November 27, 2018 | By:

    An international education is an invaluable resource for developing new skills and knowledge. A study conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) has uncovered a connection between overseas learning and the critical skills demanded by today’s employers.

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    5 New Tech Products Everyone Should Get

    November 23, 2018 | By:

    Technology is continuously transforming the way people live on a daily basis. The rapid rate at which technology advances makes it one of the most unique influences on our society. From business operations to home-living, technology has found its way into every nook and cranny of human life.

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    Innovation Insights from the Founder of Sony

    November 21, 2018 | By:

    Akio Morita was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1921. His father owned a business brewing sake. It had been in the family for 14 generations and it was expected that Akio, the oldest son, would step into the business but the boy was more interested in electronics than in brewing.

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    Don’t Be a Zebra, Be a Giraffe

    October 30, 2018 | By:

    Zebra stands for Zero Evidence but Really Adamant.  Zebras are people who see things in black and white.  They are sure of their own opinions and they disdain information or science which undermines their beliefs.  The king of the Zebras is Donald Trump.

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    How New Technologies Are Innovating the Legal Industry

    October 29, 2018 | By:

    Don’t expect practice of the law to be exempt from any of the ongoing digital transformations. There’s actually an abundance of new technology that stands a good chance at revolutionizing how we study, practice and interpret the law — in the U.S. and beyond. Here’s a look at some of the frontrunners.

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    Smarter Networking to Improve Your Company’s Visibility

    October 11, 2018 | By:

    External networking serves many purposes for a company, and modern digital marketing has become a combination of marketing, customer service, and public relations. Social media and other platforms also allow industry experts and organizations to engage in public conversation about important topics, so being involved and engaged in business and local communities is vital to a company’s success in order to appeal to modern socially conscious audiences.