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Does Your Crisis Communications Plan Have You Covered?

Do you know the top concern of board members of public and private companies? According to a survey, 69 percent say risks to their organizations’ reputations worry them most. With a constant stream of news about faulty products, corporate scandals, … Continue reading

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On Leadership and Innovation

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how … Continue reading

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An Entrepreneur’s How-To for Accessing Creativity

Whether you can teach creativity to business students continues to spark debate. But Christopher “Biz” Stone, co-founder of Twitter Inc., believes it’s ours to access. This fall, Stone will guide M.B.A. students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in … Continue reading

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News You Can Use: Three Finds on Surfing the Web This Week

Mega-Trend Spotting: In an HBR blog post, Scott Anthony gives tips on identifying transformational trends. He says you’ll achieve your best insights by engaging with folks on the peripheries of your industry. According to Anthony, “You won’t get these kinds … Continue reading

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Lessons from the 100 Most Creative People in Business

Fast Company has selected its 100 Most Creative People in Business 2011. What can we learn from these inspirational role models that we can apply to our own businesses? Begin with a vision Jim Yong Kim, who is No. 9 on the … Continue reading

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How Unlearning Lies at the Heart of Innovation

“In the future, the definition of illiteracy will not be the inability to read, it will be the inability to learn, unlearn and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler Until recently, I’d been extremely confident of my shoe-tying ability. This knowledge was … Continue reading

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