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The Secret To Finding Creativity In An Uncreative Job

The Secret To Finding Creativity In An Uncreative Job | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Feeling uninspired at the office? Here's how to boost your imagination.

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Is your company biased against creativity?  Does that cause more stress in the workplace?  Give your higher ups THESE suggestions to try!

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Network Effects Matter Less Than They Used To. That’s a Really Big Deal.

Network Effects Matter Less Than They Used To. That’s a Really Big Deal. | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
In the software age, switching costs are lower.
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The best of ‘frenemies’: Why corporates should embrace, not fear, start-ups--and vice versa | Digital McKinsey | McKinsey & Company

The best of ‘frenemies’: Why corporates should embrace, not fear, start-ups--and vice versa | Digital McKinsey | McKinsey & Company | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Savvy companies know how to develop a start-up’s mind-set and methodology by acting on four key beliefs.
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This AI helps find great startups before the world discovers them

This AI helps find great startups before the world discovers them | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Swedish VC firm EQT Ventures’ Motherbrain uses machine learning to identity unknown companies with big potential.
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3 Biases That Hijack Performance Reviews, and How to Address Them

3 Biases That Hijack Performance Reviews, and How to Address Them | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
What managers should keep in mind if they want to be fair.
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Everything You Need to Know About What Amazon Is Doing in Financial Services

Everything You Need to Know About What Amazon Is Doing in Financial Services | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
From payments to lending to insurance to checking accounts, Amazon is attacking financial services from every angle without applying to be a conventional bank. This report is a collection of everything we know about Amazon’s forays in financial services and where it's rumored to looking next.
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Terminators? Why the U.S. Marines have started shooting at robots

Terminators? Why the U.S. Marines have started shooting at robots | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Marathon Targets’s rolling autonomous robots can weave and dodge on a practice battlefield, helping troops to hone their marksmanship.
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Leading for the long term | McKinsey & Company

Leading for the long term | McKinsey & Company | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Successful CEOs combine winning strategies with compelling stories and constructive engagement with shareholders.
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The WeWork Report

The WeWork Report | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
With over $4B in funding, WeWork is expanding aggressively at home and abroad and pursuing diverse investments that have raised eyebrows. But its real-estate-as-aservice offering and trove of data on optimal office design could make the company’s value prop far more than a marketing ploy.
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Have you tested your strategy lately? | McKinsey & Company

Have you tested your strategy lately? | McKinsey & Company | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Ten timeless tests can help you kick the tires on your strategy, and kick up the level of strategic dialogue throughout your company.
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Building the Future of Banking in the CEE Region Through Collaborative Innovation – Interview with Hannes Cizek, Head of Group Digital Banking, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI)

Building the Future of Banking in the CEE Region Through Collaborative Innovation – Interview with Hannes Cizek, Head of Group Digital Banking, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
In an age where collaboration is key to success in the financial services industry, banks and technology providers are looking to build deeper relationships with FinTechs. The task at hand is not an easy one – the total number of FinTechs in the industry today stands at more than 11,000, making it difficult to fin
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8 ways to build a future-proof organization | Organization | McKinsey & Company

8 ways to build a future-proof organization | Organization | McKinsey & Company | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Here is today’s reality: The average large firm reorganizes every 2-3 years and it takes over 18 months. With technology advances changing everything, wait and see isn’t an option.
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Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Conversations with CFOs reveal critical failings of the current model.
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Susan Athey: Why Business Leaders Shouldn’t Have Blind Faith in AI

Susan Athey: Why Business Leaders Shouldn’t Have Blind Faith in AI | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Telling cats from dogs is easy. It’s the what-ifs that get problematic.
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How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Us Live Longer

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Us Live Longer | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
AI will help bring novel therapies to market at lightning speeds, at much lower cost, and with no requirement for massive infrastructure and investments.
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Danny Meyer’s Recipe for Success

Danny Meyer’s Recipe for Success | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
How the restaurant mogul behind Union Square Cafe, Shake Shack, and many other dining destinations uses culture to drive scale.
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Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value? | McKinsey & Company

Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value? | McKinsey & Company | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Companies can determine whether they should invest in blockchain by focusing on specific use cases and their market position.
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How DeepMind's Latest AI Hints at Machines That Think More Like Us

How DeepMind's Latest AI Hints at Machines That Think More Like Us | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
What if there’s a way for machines to learn as quickly and flexibly as humans do? A new DeepMind algorithm gives us a glimpse of that future.
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The Insurance Industry Needs an Intervention

The Insurance Industry Needs an Intervention | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
To compete amid myriad disruptions, insurers in all sectors must wed strategy to structural changes.
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Marc Benioff of Salesforce: ‘Are We Not All Connected?’ - The New York Times

Marc Benioff of Salesforce: ‘Are We Not All Connected?’ - The New York Times | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
A billionaire tech mogul with a spiritual side, Mr. Benioff riffs on his early days at Apple and Oracle, and what’s wrong with Facebook.
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Meet the mad geniuses building personal flying machines

Meet the mad geniuses building personal flying machines | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
From billionaires to students, engineers around the world are racing to close the gap between humans and birds. A million-dollar prize adds incentive.
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People are really into impact investing

People are really into impact investing | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
The amount of money being invested in “world changing causes” doubled in the last year–to $228 billion.
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May 2018 FinTech Funding – InsurTech, B2B FinTech & Blockchain Topped the Charts

May 2018 FinTech Funding – InsurTech, B2B FinTech & Blockchain Topped the Charts | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
In May 2018, FinTech startups across the globe raised $1.75 billion worth of VC investments across 113 deals. In terms of MoM growth, in May 2018, global FinTech funding witnessed a decline of 19.8% from the $2.18 billion raised in April 2018. The US continued to dominate the funding charts with $1.06 billio
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Why slow innovation is the way forward

Why slow innovation is the way forward | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Sometimes changing three lines in an FAQ qualifies as a rousing success, writes Hana Schank in the fourth installment of The Government Fix.
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How Johnson & Johnson and American Express Are Developing Young Leaders

How Johnson & Johnson and American Express Are Developing Young Leaders | Anat Lechner's My 2 Cents | Scoop.it
Over the next decade, 10,000 Baby Boomers will retire every day.
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