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Fostering Intellectual Flexibility : Strategic Evolution & Business

Fostering Intellectual Flexibility : Strategic Evolution & Business | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
What’s true in nature is true in business—a lack of diversity limits the ability of a species to adapt and change...
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Manage Your Team's "Dissensus" | Harvard Business Review

Manage Your Team's "Dissensus"  | Harvard Business Review | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Have you ever been in a team meeting and wondered something like, "Why did the boss gave Jamie that assignment?
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How Organizational Hubs Encourage and Enhance Collaboration

How Organizational Hubs Encourage and Enhance Collaboration | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Collaboration has a cost. It requires time and, in some cases, significant effort. When it comes to connections, more is often not merrier. As a result, people prioritize.
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Corporate Volunteerism Should Be Part Of Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Volunteerism Should Be Part Of Corporate Social Responsibility | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, the corporate sustainability movement was just gaining traction. Now, a company that doesn’t track its environmental footprint is the exception. Employee skills-based pro bono programs should have the same ubiquity.
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Portlandia Is Real: Designers Transform Factory Parts Into Fancy Lighting | Sustainable Innovation

Portlandia Is Real: Designers Transform Factory Parts Into Fancy Lighting | Sustainable Innovation | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
One of the most creative approaches to green design is upcycling--transforming discarded materials into an object that, ideally, is both functionally and aesthetically more than the sum of its parts.
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[Innovative Services] ReadyForZero Helps Users Pay Off $12.5M In Debt; Now Launching Offers Platform

[Innovative Services] ReadyForZero Helps Users Pay Off $12.5M In Debt; Now Launching Offers Platform | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
ReadyForZero, an online financial service (and YC alum) focused on addressing a real need - getting people out of debt faster - appears to be working.
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Working On Your Communications Skills for Management | Swiss Residence

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Relationships for Leadership Success & High Performance Teams - Shanghai KEITH FERRAZZI

Research shows that high-performance teams are also the most highly committed teams.

 

As you look around your organization, can you honestly say that your people are committed to not letting each other fail? The very best leaders know how to help their team build strong, engaging relationships.

 

Keith Ferrazzi's Relationship for Leadership Success and High-Performance Teams keynote provides the mindsets, processes, and tools to transform even the most conflicted team or politicized company culture into a closely bonded working unit.

 

This talk deeply leverages the consulting methodologies that have made Ferrazzi Greenlight the go-to firm for transforming company culture. Participants practice Ferrazzi's techniques right in the room during the highly interactive, dynamic talk, which offers a clear roadmap to greater transparency, faster decision-making, more robust problem-solving, and innovative thinking among teams -- incredible assets to boost your bottom line. Leaders will leave with a strong understanding that in today's workplace, success isn't achieved alone.

 

Keith is also available to lead supplemental breakout sessions and webinars.

 

WWW.KEITHFERRAZZI.COM/SPEAKING 

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Building Better Businesses By Closing The Happiness Gap

Building Better Businesses By Closing The Happiness Gap | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
If two magnets are separated by too much distance, they won’t have any impact on each other. But, if something helps move them a bit closer, they will gravitate towards each other and connect. Technology can be used in a similar way.
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40 Best Quotes on Innovation

40 Best Quotes on Innovation | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
A collection of famous sayings about innovation, from sources like Steve Jobs, Seth Godin, Bill Gates, Thomas Edison, Michelangelo, and Walt Disney.

Via Kurt Frenier, Jose H. Flores
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In The Future, You Will Eat Your Food Packaging, And It Will Be Delicious

In The Future, You Will Eat Your Food Packaging, And It Will Be Delicious | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Here’s a solution to our ever-growing plastic problem: package food and beverage items in edible packaging that’s actually good enough to eat. Dr. David Edwards, a professor at Harvard, is working on it.
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The Future Metropolis Index: U.S. Cities With The Best Urban Policies

The Future Metropolis Index: U.S. Cities With The Best Urban Policies | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Want to live in a city that’s innovative, sustainable, vibrant, efficient, and eminently livable? Move to San Francisco.
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How Any Company Can Think Like A Startup | Fast Company

How Any Company Can Think Like A Startup | Fast Company | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Common wisdom states that startups are hothouses for creativity and innovation, while large corporations are too jammed up with bureaucracy and hierarchy to push the envelope and arrive at new solutions.
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How This Ad Man Pioneered the Latino Ad Agency

How This Ad Man Pioneered the Latino Ad Agency | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
As a Puerto Rican growing up in Brooklyn, Dan Vargas never let standing out get in the way of achieving success.
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The 4 Factors That Make A Country Ideal For Innovation

The 4 Factors That Make A Country Ideal For Innovation | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
With 1.2 billion people, India is teeming with ideas--and places to try out new innovations in energy, water, banking, and health care.
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6 Companies That Are Growing Rapidly While Doing Good

6 Companies That Are Growing Rapidly While Doing Good | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
For many companies, it’s the holy grail: grow revenue, increase jobs, and be socially responsible at the same time. Sometimes, social responsibility is sacrificed in the name of keeping companies afloat.
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The Future Is The Past: A Skyscraper Made Totally From Wood | Sustainable Innovation

The Future Is The Past: A Skyscraper Made Totally From Wood | Sustainable Innovation | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
For over 100 years, we’ve used steel and concrete to reach higher and higher into the sky. They took us all the way from the 13 stories of the Tacoma building in 1893 to the 211 stories in the Burj Khalifa today.
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Should Startups Focus More On Growth, Or Innovation? | Fast Company

Scott Case, CEO of Startup America, shares his recipe for startup success.

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How Great Companies Think Differently

How Great Companies Think Differently | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it

Rosabeth Moss Kanter article: "[Great] firms believe that business is an intrinsic part of society, and they acknowledge that, like family, government, and religion, it has been one of society’s pillars since the dawn of the industrial era. Great companies work to make money, of course, but in their choices of how to do so, they think about building enduring institutions. They invest in the future while being aware of the need to build people and society."


Via Dianne Hofner Saphiere
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The Three Ages Of Socially Responsible Business

The Three Ages Of Socially Responsible Business | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
While business is starting to take seriously the need to behave according to a different standard, it wasn’t always so. Previously, a company’s image was often its key concern rather than its reality.
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The New Rules Of Innovation: Bottom-Up Solutions To Top-Down Problems

The New Rules Of Innovation: Bottom-Up Solutions To Top-Down Problems | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
The world is currently standing “on the cusp of a post-industrial revolution.” So writes Vijay Vaitheeswaran in his new book, Need, Speed and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness and Tame the...
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Stars of SXSW: Dave McClure on Lean Start-up Investing

Stars of SXSW: Dave McClure on Lean Start-up Investing | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Dave McClure, the brash-mouthed angel investor and entrepreneur-magnet, shares his lean start-up philosophy and his excitement about female entrepreneurs.
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Start Your Engines: Peer-To-Peer Carsharing Is Now Available Wherever You Live

Start Your Engines: Peer-To-Peer Carsharing Is Now Available Wherever You Live | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
The sharing economy may be growing, but up until now, peer-to-peer carsharing (where people rent out their idling vehicles by the hour to other people) has been relegated to certain forward-thinking cities.
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Cassava Beer: A Frosty New Brew To Pull African Farmers Out Of Poverty

Cassava Beer: A Frosty New Brew To Pull African Farmers Out Of Poverty | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
Beer and spirits have a long history of turning crops into currency for poor farmers. America’s own frontier farmers distilled corn into whiskey as insurance against hard times.
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Prince Charles Takes On Critics Of Sustainable Farming

Prince Charles Takes On Critics Of Sustainable Farming | Leadership & Strategies Around the World | Scoop.it
In a global ecosystem that is, to say the least, under stress, our apparently unbridled demands for energy, land, and water put overwhelming pressure on our food systems.
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