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Building capabilities for a digital ready organization

#Webinar<p>Recent research reports suggest that 82% of business leaders believe their organizations will be digital businesses this year.<p>Digital is not …

We Don't Need The Best People, We Need The Best Teams

In 1997, in a landmark article, McKinsey declared the war for talent. The firm argued that due to demographic shifts, recruiting the “best and the brightest” was even more important than “capital, strategy, or R&D.” The report was enormously influential and continues to affect how enterprises …

Why Learning Professionals Need to Keep an Eye on What’s Next

I’ve been in the workplace learning and performance field for over fifteen years. When I reflect on my career, one of the things I’m most thankful …

trendwatching.com | 10 LATIN TRENDS FOR 2015 | LatAm Trend Bulletin | Dec 2014 / Feb 2015

Innovation opportunities to seize in South & Central America in the year ahead!Read the 10 LATIN TRENDS FOR 2015 LatAm Trend Bulletin from …

Trends

3 emerging services of the L&D Department – Learning in the Modern Workplace

As I prepare myself for an upcoming meeting on the Future of Workplace Learning, I have put together a simple slide to show what I see as 3 emerging …

Infographic: 15 digitale trends voor 2015

Redactie Emerce Nieuws -<p><b>Bell Pottinger verzamelde de belangrijkste digitale trends voor 2015. Geen glazen bol, maar meer een rangrijst op basis van</b> …

Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CEOs

For decades the corporate HR department was seen as a back-office function, a cost center focused on mundane administrative tasks such as managing compensation and benefits plans. But over the past 15 years Ellie Filler has noticed a dramatic change. Filler, a senior client partner in the Swiss …

Why Self-Managed Teams Are the Future of Business

Could you build a business around teams of people who have no manager and who report to no one up a "food chain"? If you want your business to thrive going forward, you just might want to<p><b>Self-Managed Teams Are Already A Proven Success</b><p>A recent Harvard Business Journal article was titled, "Are We …

Management

Why implementation matters

How important is the way you implement a major change effort? We surveyed more than 2,000 global executives to find out—and to learn from the</b> …

The ‘boring’ trait Google looks for in its leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

Why Does HR Get So Much Grief?

We in the Human Resources profession often have a bit of an inferiority complex, and Ram Charan’s recent blog in Harvard Business Review “It’s Time to Split HR” really struck a <i>nerve</i>.<p><i>(Articles about “getting rid of HR” appear regularly. The most famous was “Why I Hate HR” published in 2005 in Fast</i> …

Leaders Need To Realise That There Is More To Empathy Than Saying That You Care

Ed Miliband, leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, is certainly attracting a lot of attention (for example, here and here) over his recently-announced attempt to present himself as a different sort of political leader. As a man who is not renowned for his admiration of business, he might not …

Pinterest Isn't Just For Women, Weddings, Food And Fashion: 5 B2B Male-Oriented Examples

Numerous reports peg the percent of Pinterest users in the United States that are women at 80% or higher. Typical uses of the platform tend to be communicating personal tastes in clothes, furnishing and all aspects of wedding planning, as well as sharing favorite recipes and baby photos. What I’ve …

Watch Red Bull's Emma Gilmour: The First Woman Rally Driver Hit 120mph In A Parking Lot

Emma Gilmour is a friendly, soft-spoken blonde who owns a car dealership in New Zealand and drives little rally cars on the weekends.<p>But don’t be deceived. The lady is ranked as the best female rally driver in the world and is the first woman to drive in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series.<p>Which …

The 10 Essential TED Talks for Growth Leaders

I have been a devoted TED conference attendee since my first experience in Monterey more than 10 years ago. Each year, I am fascinated by the eclectic mix of fellow attendees; scientists, philanthropists, billionaires, authors and entrepreneurs who come together to exchange and debate ideas. These …

There Is a Gap Between Our Leadership vision and Our Impact On Those We Lead (Friction Source #4)

The final and perhaps most damaging source of friction and drag that may be destroying value in your organization, and exhausting you in the process; <b>there is a gap between our leadership vision and our impact on those we lead</b> (Originally introduced in this blog; "The Gap: How to Unintentionally …

Why Asking the Right Questions Trumps Having the Right Answers

You want good, useful information from your people. To get it, perfect the art of asking the right questions.<p>Knowing the right questions to ask is better than having all the right answers. Or as Decouvertes put it, "It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question."<p>So, the fastest way to …

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Big data: HR needs to stop reporting and start predicting

<b>Big data offers HR some major opportunities to increase its strategic influence within the organisation and add value to its processes at all levels,</b> …

A Smart Way To See The World: Take A Working Vacation

Everyone needs a vacation. But try telling that to your boss when you’ve got a project deadline looming. And if <i>you’re</i> the boss, it can be even harder to let yourself go.<p>To solve this problem, some enterprising people and companies are crafting unique new ways of combining work time with vacation …

10 Actionable SlideShare Tips For Maximum Results

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is SlideShare part of your content strategy? Truth be told, we have yet to fully integrate it into our content creation process here at Buffer. We’ve felt lots of great nudges, though.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly …

Google takes Apple's crown as world's most valuable brand - BrandZ Top 100

Google has finally beaten Apple for the #1 spot in the BrandZ Top 100 list. Apple fell from the top thanks to a steep 20% fall in estimated brand value, all while Google saw an appreciable 40% increase to $159 billion.<p>The study takes into account views of potential and current buyers, as well as …