Thu.Jun 20, 2024

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Take a Hike! Leadership Choices That Determine Whether or Not Your Business Grows

IdeaScale

I recently listened to a podcast in which the speaker talked about his hike to Machu Picchu. He spoke about the difficulty of the hike and the moments when his confidence wavered.

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How to Vet Information Before Making a Decision

Harvard Business Review

The daily decisions modern leaders face are increasingly complex. But executives have a tool to combat these challenges – information. At the click of a mouse or the press of a thumb, they can call up cutting edge research on virtually any topic. With so much information available, how do we know what to trust? What executives need is a simple taxonomy of misinformation so they know what to look out for.

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The Lesson of the Direct-to-Consumer Revolution: Strategy 101 still matters

IdeaScale

Every so often a new business model, often enabled by technology, takes the world by storm, attracts a lot of hype, eventually proves unable to live up to the headlines and disappears or becomes a shadow of its former self. The latest entries in this category? Direct-to-consumer companies. Image via Startups.

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3 Ways to Support Employees with Bipolar Disorder

Harvard Business Review

Whether leaders know it or not, chances are their workforce contains people with bipolar disorder. This article discusses three measures that organizations can take to bring out the best in employees with this condition: modifying job features, training managers to support them, and promoting a culture of performance and compassion.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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How Can You Use Gamification to Boost Innovation?

IdeaScale

Gamification can help at sevaral phases in the Problem Solving process We all know the benefits of gamification: it promotes disinhibition, reduces prejudice, encourages cross-disciplinary teamwork and co-creation, helps groups with very different profiles to speak the same language and achieves a level of engagement that drives participants to go one step further.

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Inside the Success of South Korean Brands

Harvard Business Review

Two decades of effective strategy and execution have given birth to some of the most attractive brands in the world: the K-brands. But what has become a key geopolitical asset for South Korea is no stroke of luck — it’s the result of an innovative approach that can be adapted by entrepreneurs, brand managers, and marketing executives around the globe.

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A $3.7 Trillion Customer Experience Problem

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Bad customer experiences could cost organizations throughout the world $3.7 trillion annually. That’s according to new research by the experience management company Qualtrics. This figure is up 19% from the company’s projections last year ($3.1 trillion).

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The Power of In-Person Meetings: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Our Japan Innovation Tour

Yet2

A Large (anonymous home and personal care) Company was looking to expand its product lines and reenergize consumer interest using insights from consumer research. As part of this initiative, yet2 embarked on an exciting innovation tour in Japan in April 2024, a venture aimed at uncovering fresh ideas and co-development opportunities for this large global company’s core product areas—skin care, oral care, hair care, and laundry.

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#1 New Release in Strategic Management

Stephen Shapiro

Two days ago, PIVOTAL launched. The conversations on social media were incredible, and the early feedback has been phenomenal. As an added bonus, the book was a #1 new release in the Strategy Management category. But for me, it’s less about rankings and sales, and more about impact. My hope is to get the book into the hands of as many people as possible.

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Should Southwest Airlines Change?

Michael Roberto

Source: TripAdvisor The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article this week titled "Meet the Southwest Superfans Who Don’t Want the Airline to Change." Dawn Gilbertson writes that some very loyal customers do not want the airline to make some of the dramatic changes being considered by management in the face of a push from an activist investor, Elliott Investment Management.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively