Wed.Feb 21, 2024

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Preparing Your Team for a Year of Intense Political Polarization

Harvard Business Review

To be sure, the year ahead is going to bring even greater levels of social and political conflict than 2023. Shaping an environment that allows people to productively exchange opposing views and maintain mutual respect in the face of deeply personal differences is no small task. Further, some of those delicate viewpoints may be your own. Figuring out how much you can personally share without tipping the team’s dynamics can be even trickier.

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8 Reasons Why We Need Entrepreneurs Now More Than Ever

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Entrepreneurship is the driving force behind the global economy's growth. Now more than ever, we need new entrepreneurs to spur innovation.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Situational Interview Questions

Harvard Business Review

When interviewing for a new job, anticipating and preparing answers in writing to the most common situational questions — such as how you solved a big problem, aligned stakeholders on a project, influenced someone to think a different way, worked with difficult personalities, or met a tight deadline — will ensure your answers are crisp and clear. Knowing exactly how you will approach common situational questions will help you stay calm and focused on highlighting how your unique strengths and ex

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Implementing Successful Transformation Initiatives for 2024

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack Transformation and change initiatives are usually designed as strategic interventions, intending to advance an organization’s growth, deliver increased shareholder value, build competitive advantage, or improve speed and agility to respond to fast-changing industries.

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Manufacturing Sustainability Surge: Your Guide to Data-Driven Energy Optimization & Decarbonization

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets.

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The AI-First Strategy With Paavo Ritala

Viima

In recent years, the topic of AI has been tirelessly running across many minds. So, it only makes sense that we kick off the newest season of the Innovation Room podcast with a dive into the world of AI. For this conversation, we sat down to talk to Paavo Ritala. Paavo is a professor of Strategy & Innovation at the Business School of LUT University in Finland.

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Great Leaders Balance Ambition with Humility

Harvard Business Review

How to find a better balance between our desire to achieve and the qualities that earn more respect from colleagues.

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How to Build — and Maintain — Relationships with Your Shareholders

Harvard Business Review

Learn how to communicate with your investors to meet their needs — without needing to change your strategy.

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Solving for traffic, the world’s annoying antagonist

Christensen Institute

As an Angeleno, traffic has been an antagonist in my life since I can remember. Driving home from college was a nightmare, whether I took the newly-expanded 405 freeway or braved the equally bumper-to-bumper-congested Sunset Drive. What should have been a half hour drive often turned out to be an hour and a half. But traffic congestion, sadly, isn’t a problem unique to Los Angeles.