"It is well known that children growing up in poorer families leave school with substantially lower levels of educational attainment. Such achievement gaps are a major factor in explaining patterns of social mobility and poverty."
This study used four rich large-scale longitudinal sources of data capturing groups of children growing up in the UK today. These were the Millennium Cohort Study, the Avon Longitudinal study of Parents and Children, the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England and the Children of the British Cohort Study. The children in these studies ranged from early childhood through to late adolescence.
Empresas: Determinar el momento en el que se encuentra la organización y la dirección a la que se encamina para saber qué hay que pedirle realmente a la gestión de recursos humanos es, según el decálogo de Cezanne Software, uno de los primeros elementos...
Small business owners usually have ambitions to grow into larger businesses, but generally tend to avoid big-business growth strategies, often without considering whether or not they could make such growth strategies work for their smaller business.
The key difference between big and small businesses, is generally the amount of capital available to the respective businesses, to deploy towards activities designed to rapidly grow a business.
This good article, identifies five of big-business growth strategies that a smaller business can deploy, and it identifies the different ways small business needs to approach the deployment of these strategies to make them work for a smaller business.
Puede que resulte una obviedad, pero un emprendedor debe saber vender su producto o servicio. Y es importante acotar esto pues muchas personas que se aventuran en las aguas del emprendimiento suelen no tener idea de cómo vender y, por tanto (...)
"Leaders encourage dialogue and collaboration, leading to the identification of common experiences and shared aspirations"
Here are the highlights:
**Real leadership, in any venue, brings perspective, dialogue and collaboration in measure equal to or greater than individual conviction.
**while the dialogue may be disconcerting at times, the progress of a team, an enterprise or any diverse community depends on the honest dialogue and collaborative spirit that leads to the identification of common ground.
**Perhaps even shared experiences and unifying aspirations.
in search of leadership that will make a difference?
**Don’t be seduced by charisma. Find someone unafraid of the tough conversations, skilled as a listener, and relentless in the pursuit of dialogue.
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"