Here are six trends in customer expectations and behavior that have affected your business in 2014 and will continue to do so in 2015. Have you adapted to these yet? If not, I suggest you step on it. Customer Trend #1: The Demand for the Instantaneous and the Expectation of Aggregation The battery on my [...]
rLooking forward to 2015, I am hopeful that we will, as a nation, support lifestyle choices and leaders that will support a healthier, safer place to live. We can all aspire to achieve a world without cancer and other life-threatening diseases....
Leadership under fire and decision-making under stress were invoked, praised, and perhaps slightly demystified on Wednesday during an event that brought 600 Harvard alumni a taste of the campus today even as it urged them to consider the Harvard of tomorrow.
It's that time of year, again, and the predictions for the year ahead (as well as retrospectives of the year just past) are rolling across the Internet. Rather than put another list of predictions out there, I'll focus on one trend that stands out above the rest. Last year's one big [...]
If Nike opened a real estate firm, what would it look like? Let's explore how Nike's world-class training, marketing, design and performance monitoring would play out if it entered the real estate world.
With New Year’s (Resolution) eve just around the corner, many people want to inspire themselves to become better but don’t for two reasons: they don’t know what to do and they don’t know how to do it. To fill the inspiration gap, here are four goal-setting ideas to spur that (sleepy) motivation monster inside:
“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up with darkened Hawaiian Tropic, blasting ACDC out of a giant silver boombox. I was on the phone with the WWE about a televised national wrestling [...]
Nine years back I hired a sales leader with a face like a European James Bond who had a great pedigree, dressed Zegna impeccably and had lots of years scaling startups. He talked a good game, like Jay-Z at the mic. Everyone was hyped up, excited by him. But the [...]
The knock on most business leaders is that they don’t take the long view—that they’re fixated on achieving short-term goals to lift their pay. So which global CEOs actually delivered solid results over the long run? Our 2014 list of top performers provides an objective answer. Adi Ignatius A few years ago I sat down […]