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RSA - RSA Shorts - Growth is Not Enough

Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for a true measure of prosperity and progress.
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A great animation that captures a big idea around economic growth by itself not being enough.  A recommended watch!

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Are You a Holistic or a Specific Thinker?

Are You a Holistic or a Specific Thinker? | Weaving ideas and insights | Scoop.it
It might depend on where you're from.
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Do you see a fish or an aquarium?  A cultural take on how we think. So, what type of thinker are you?

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Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences | Weaving ideas and insights | Scoop.it
You wouldn't eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen?
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Watching paint dry | 100% Cotton

Watching paint dry | 100% Cotton | Weaving ideas and insights | Scoop.it
Architect Will Alsop appeared on stage. Without saying a word he picked up a pot of blue paint and a brush. Silently, he turned the blank white canvass to blue. Pouring himself a glass of red wine, he stood facing his newly painted creation.  It was only then that he turned to his bemused audience…
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The case for putting philosophers into company boardrooms - FT.com

The case for putting philosophers into company boardrooms - FT.com | Weaving ideas and insights | Scoop.it
From a distance, it does not seem as if philosophy and business would have anything to say to one another. Businesses are concerned with meeting strict targets under time pressure, maximising revenue and outwitting competitors. Philosophy is
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2014: The Year of Workplace Reinvention

2014: The Year of Workplace Reinvention | Weaving ideas and insights | Scoop.it
It is time to explore new ways of working, and as we do, it is important to consider the foundation of culture and strategy in the organization. For all of these innovative, agile forms of management to be successful, two core elements must be in pla...
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We think the notion of 'Holacratic organisations' (those organised in circles) will be one to watch. It's where people are members of several circles depending on what they are working on at the time.  An evolving organisational structure...so watch this space. 

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