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Evolution of Strategy: From Business Buzzword to Measure of Success

Cascade Strategy

What is this “strategy” that we hear so often in business jargon? Does it refer to corporate or business? Marketing or product design? Does it matter? Defining the term might be simple, but “figuring it out” is not easy. First, let’s see what this modern buzzword definitely is not.

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The Five People you Need in Your Life

Destination Innovation

Vidusha. Vidusha Nathavitharana is an author and trainer on leadership issues. He argues that you need five key people in your close circle. A Supporter. This is someone who believes in you and likes you. They are generally positive and supportive about your plans and ambitions.

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Writer’s Block is a myth

Idea to Value

Plumbers do not suffer from plumber’s block. Surgeons do not suffer from surgeon’s block. Swimmers do not suffer from swimmer’s block. In all of their cases, even if they do not feel inspired, they will get on with their work and just do it.

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The Advantages of a Four Day Workweek

Tullio Siragusa

The Advantages of a Four Day Workweek. Achieving work-life balance has always been an endless battle among corporate executives. On average, a full-time employee in the United States works 1,801 hours per year, or 37.5 hours per week, which is more than other OECD countries. For example, Europeans work up to 19 percent fewer hours annually compared to those working in the US.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman as she discusses developing persona-specific roadmaps and the reasons why sometimes less is more.

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All that glitters is not gold

The Future Shapers

The UK Government created the UK R&D Tax Credit scheme in 2000. The government at the time recognised the UK was lagging in various innovation rankings and wished to provide an incentive or set of incentives that would stimulate innovation, creativity, and experimentation.

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Building an Imagination Machine: Exclusive Interview with Martin Reeves and Jack Fuller

InnovationManagement

Imagination is one of the least understood but most crucial ingredients of success. It’s what makes the difference between an incremental change and the kinds of pivots and paradigm shifts that are essential to transformation — especially during a crisis.

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use foresight to stop cold the disaster of unintended consequences

helloFUTURE

Our world is rife with many examples of unintended consequences. Is it really possible that most people don’t think about the far-reaching effects of their actions and only focus on the short-term benefits?

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The Future Shapers Investigations: All that glitters is not gold

The Future Shapers

R&D tax credits are designed as a tax relief to encourage greater R&D spending and innovation at organisations.