In today's society, and in business in particular, innovation has become the Big Thing. The Prize. The Holy Grail. "If you're not innovating, you're going backwards," according to Virgin Founder and CEO Richard Branson.
I wondered what was new for seniors this year at the second annual Aging 2.0 summit so I went to their San Francisco event.
Zakaria is a compelling spokesman for the Liberal Arts. He shows unequivocally their importance in the cultural, economic and developmental world and how our world becomes threatened by the narrow focus of Manichean politics.
"It took me about two months to write my resume, paring it down from nine pages,'' Beskind told Today.com. "Then I wrote
"You wouldn't think J.Crew and KFC would have anything in common, but evidently, they do." This quote from Mick McConnell, global director of Chipotle's retail design team, was made at the conclusion of the inaugural RetailSpaces retreat last month in Key West, FL.
However, what concerned me about the concept was the lack of the user factor, the human core that should be guiding these
In this increasingly competitive world, entrepreneurs need all the tips and advice they can get. Here are some of the top tips for start-ups from successful start-ups.
Leaders who inspire, mentor, and teach -- rather than dictate and order -- will have more productive, more engaged and more loyal teams.
Katherine Heigl's behavior on set has become notoriously difficult, and a scathing article by Kim Masters for The Hollywood Reporter rounded up a number of industry insiders who are getting fed up with the star once known fondly as Dr. Izzie Stevens.
It's surprising how few organizations encourage risk taking and foster a culture of outside-the box thinking. We are taught to set goals, achieve measurable results and assess success. But we are rarely encouraged to push the boundaries of new ideas and pioneering thoughts.
Design thinking, also known as human-centered design, has been the hot topic as of late, at least among the forward-thinking tech and business scenes.
After ditching the Today Show last Friday, Paula Deen appeared in the studio Wednesday morning in an exclusive interview with Matt Lauer. While Deen began the interview composed, she later broke down in tears.
The traditional top-down approach, in which the boss sits at the top of the pyramid and orders the underlings to work harder, is no longer flying.
The wording and tone of the question matters -- if you ask the wrong question you'll get the wrong solution, but so many of us spend a tiny fraction of our time framing the questions we're asking and even less time re-evaluating them over time.
How much more impact might your ideas have if they were easily shared and built upon by others? How many more ideas might you have if you were inspired by others' ideas? And how much more might you move from ideas to action with the encouragement of others?
ASPEN, COLORADO--Maybe it's just me, but when the Aspen Ideas Festival rolls around here every summer--the impending confab
You're already paying them to do a job. Why not educate them so they can do it better? It doesn't have to cost you a lot of money -- and the dividends you'll gain are incalculable.
How quickly the international technology tides shift. Samsung's long hyped mobile phone juggernaut, driven by solid technology, low prices, Apple mimicry, Google's generosity, and a bloated advertising campaign suddenly looks vulnerable.
Or consider IDEO, one of the world's most innovative consulting firms. IDEO helps its corporate clients by building innovation
Throughout our research as a fund, we've noticed a trend. The way people sustain themselves is shifting. If more people are self-employed, or making extra money through gigs, what does the future of work look like?