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Why Engineers Should Study Philosophy

Harvard Business Review

The ability to develop crisp mental models around the problems you want to solve and understanding the why before you start working on the how is an increasingly critical skill, especially in the age of AI. Coding is one of the things AI does best and its capabilities are quickly improving. However, there’s a catch: Code created by an AI can be syntactically and semantically correct but not functionally correct.

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Selective universities won’t be disrupted

Christensen Institute

Just over a decade ago, Clayton Christensen and I predicted that serious challenges were coming to higher education. Thanks to a confluence of factors—unsustainable business models and cost structures; demographics; and new, low-cost college options or alternatives powered in part by online learning—roughly 25% of colleges would close or merge in the couple of decades ahead.

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Positive Power of Negative Emotions Drive Change

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton You want to make life better for others. This desire is reflected in the optimism and positivity of your language – create value, love the problem, and delight the customer.

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Middle Managers Should Drive Your Business Transformation

Harvard Business Review

Successful transformations harness the collective wisdom of middle managers and teams. To increase your company’s chances, you need to: 1) Enlist your very best middle managers. Transforming a business demands a blend of creativity and ingenuity. By setting this challenge you can also test and nurture the next generation of leaders. 2) Empower the middle to sponsor transformative changes.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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The core principles of Leading FOR Innovation

Cris Beswick

It’s no secret that in today’s dynamic business landscape, for some, innovation is still just a buzzword – but for others, it’s the lifeblood of their organisation and an antidote to remaining relevant. At the helm of this radical evolution stand leaders who are pioneers, visionaries, and, most importantly, adept at catalysing novel ideas into reality.

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PIVOTAL is here!

Stephen Shapiro

Today I received two boxes of the PIVOTAL book. The book looks amazing! Beautiful spot gloss on the cover. Full-color interior. Looks great on the bookshelf. I’ll post some nicer photos that better highlight its beauty. The post PIVOTAL is here! appeared first on Stephen Shapiro.

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Lessons in Leadership Transition from the Transition of Leadership in Singapore

Rmukesh Gupta

This post talks about the lessons all leaders can learn from the transition of leadership in the SIngapore Government announced earlier today.

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Harvard Business Review

Find new ideas and classic advice on strategy, innovation and leadership, for global leaders from the world's best business and management experts.

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Beyond bans: Schools’ role in a hard reset on the ‘phone-based childhood’

Christensen Institute

Last month, a story by Jonathan Haidt in The Atlantic broke through the firewall that often separates education reform and parenting conversations: people from both my personal and professional network circulated Haidt’s scathing take on the immense costs that smartphones and social media have exacted on children and adolescents. In “End the phone-based childhood n ow,” Haidt carefully traces the decline of play and independence (and its relationship to increased risk aversion and anxiety), th

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Who is best to facilitate the building out of a Business Partner Ecosystem?

Ecosystems4Innovating

Who should build a Business Partner Ecosystem? Who orchestrates or facilitates this process of building out a Business Partner Ecosystem? Is it the lead company recognizing the value of building a more robust partner ecosystem or bringing in a specialized consultancy able to facilitate the significant amount of work this usually means? It is not just about dedicated time but about experience, understanding, and recognition of all that can potentially change when exploiting ecosystems and being a

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.