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#BizTrends2018: Music industry trends shaping 2018

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Kojey Radical is in bed. In his defence, 10am UK time and 10am Mzansi time are not the same, so he thought we’d be catching up later. Even under his …

Upworthy: Because we’re all part of the same story.

People-Powered Progress | MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action

Who We Are<p>Championing Progressive Values<p>Whether it's supporting a candidate, fighting to pass legislation, or working to change our culture, MoveOn …

The World In Action

Climate Change: The Beginning of the End of Fossil Fuels<p>The Paris Climate Accord was the greatest victory yet in efforts to fight climate change, a …

Climate

Philosophy | GOOD

Good is a question, not an answer. We believe there’s always a way to make things better. We believe we’re all better off when we’re all better off. …

A Face-to-Face Request Is 34 Times More Successful Than an Email

Imagine you need people to donate to a cause you care about. How do you get as many people as possible to donate? You could send an email to 200 of your friends, family members, and acquaintances. Or you could ask a few of the people you encounter in a typical day—face-to-face—to donate. Which …

10 Workplace Trends You'll See In 2018

Every year I give my forecast for the top 10 workplace trends for the upcoming year. The purpose is to help prepare organizations for the future by collecting, assessing and reporting the trends that will most impact them. You can read my predictions from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. These …

Employment

The 5 Super-skills of Effective Conversations

The 5 Super-Skills of Effective Conversations™<p><b>Equipping line managers with the skills to have more effective conversations</b><p>What are The 5 Super-Skills?<p>…

Executive transitions: Elevate your leadership communication strategies

New CxOs often struggle to put in place a leadership communication strategy that can help influence stakeholders and achieve objectives; …

Leadership

The 5 Capabilities Employees Need to Cope with Change

Employees' practical capability to cope with change is more important than their understanding or acceptance of any new strategic direction

Corporate Communications: Is your Employee Engagement Strategy Too Employee Focused? | CEB Blogs

Is your Employee Engagement Strategy Too Employee Focused?<p>There’s a storm brewing with employee engagement – and Internal Communications may be …

Corporate Comms: How to Help Employees Cope with Change | CEB Blogs

Change is the most prevalent and pernicious cause of employee under-performance; employees don't need to be encouraged to work harder, they need more …

Corporate Communications: 3 Ways to Make Use of Your Corporate Narrative

Corporate communications teams could be forgiven for thinking it’s time to celebrate once they’ve finally produced their firm’s corporate …

Why Internal Communicators Should Prioritize Change Communication

Heraclitus’ famous quote that “the only thing that is constant is change” may often find its way into presentations about change management but that …

How to Communicate During Organizational Change

Change.<p>It's hard.<p>But going through organizational change is one of the few guarantees in the business world.<p>Every organization must change over time …

Ask these 6 critical questions before implementing company change

Implementing company change isn’t easy. Just ask any of the high-profile company executives profiled on the TV series, <i>Undercover Boss</i>. Frequently, …

10 Questions Employees will have about any Change

Change is hard - especially for front-line employees. Here are ten questions you should prepare to answer before implementing any changes.

Infographic: A vision for a digitally-enabled workplace of the future

The digital workplace of the future won’t succeed if HR and IT don’t work together to create it<p>It’s easy, when talking about digital transformation, …

Remote Working

The Four Stories You Need To Lead Deep Organizational Change

“It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.”<p>Umair Haq<p>How does <b>Wal-Mart</b> [WMT] unlearn its failing 20th Century business model and move into the 21st Century? How does <b>GE</b> [GE] detach itself from the traditional …

5 Ways Stories Drive Business Transformation Success

Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, once said that the future of all business is about storytelling. …

4 Steps To A Successful Business Transformation

It’s transform or wither in today’s business environment, with multiple transformation triggers creating strong pressure simultaneously. This state of affairs results from two factors, explains Robert T. Vanderwerf, Transformation Strategy Leader, KPMG LLP. “We are living in interesting times, with …

Five Case Studies of Transformation Excellence

The results of VF’s TSR-led transformation are apparent.1 The company’s revenues have grown from $7 billion in 2008 to more than $11 billion in 2013 …

Four companies that failed spectacularly, and the lessons of their premature demise

<b>17 September 2015</b> -<p>There are many reasons why businesses fail. Failure can be rooted in bad management, misguided leadership, strategic failings, …

The 5 Greatest Examples of Change Management in Business History

<b>20 July 2015</b> -<p>The need for decisiveness and communication, the inevitable disruption, and why you’ll probably need to break down “the old ways”... …

Business transformation

In management, <b>business transformation</b> involves making fundamental changes to business to achieve organizational goals and business need to improve …

10 Companies That Radically Transformed Their Businesses

The New Science of Building Great Teams

Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing<p>If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good place to start. The skills required for call center work are easy to identify and hire for. The tasks involved are clear-cut and easy to monitor. Just about every …