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[ARTIGO] Civilização em crise

Assim, em pouco tempo, o “ter” conquistou privilégio sobre o “ser” e, desde então, é a conquista material, grosso modo, que determina o status …

4 Things Leaders Aren't Doing But Should to Increase Employee Satisfaction

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over two-thirds of American employees are not engaged in their work. This epidemic of disengagement poses a serious problem to employers, who lose an incredible $450 billion to $550 billion in productivity a year because their employees …

Employee Engagement

How to Make Learning More Automatic

The new year is here, and for many of us, that means resolutions. At work, it often translates into a vague desire to broaden our horizons or learn new things. But to really make consistent progress, we need to make learning a habit. Habits are freeing because they save us from the difficult, …

Faceted Classification

Better Service, Faster: A Design Thinking Case Study

On February 14, 2014, Stanford students Elizabeth Woodson and Saul Gurdus drove a rented Winnebago to the San Mateo office of the Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC), where they greeted eight curious GGRC staff members.<p>GGRC provides services and financial support to people with developmental …

Design

Change Management and Leadership Development Have to Mesh

Leadership development and change management tend to be top priorities for many organizations. In spite of this, a majority of organizations tend to fall far short of their goals for both. One major reason organizations struggle is because they treat both leadership development and change …

Leadership

How Subscriptions Are Creating Winners and Losers in Retail

Consumers haven’t always shopped in mega-malls, retail centers, and supermarkets. Before everything became available in a single place, many people had the staples that they used on a regular basis — eggs, milk, meat — delivered routinely to their homes by specialty purveyors. Big box retailers did …

eCommerce

Match Your Motivational Tactic to the Situation

How do you know if you are selecting the right motivational strategies to convince your employees, peers, and even yourself to work smarter and harder?<p>Behavioral scientists have been researching the different ways people motivate themselves and others for decades. Their experiments have shown, for …

Employee Engagement

A Mental Trick to Help with Challenging Conversations

Imagine the colleague with whom you have a very challenging relationship, the person who makes the most innocuous conversation tense and uncomfortable. Regardless of the topic, this person opposes you and approaches things as an adversary rather than an ally.<p>Once you can visualize that person …

Self-help

U.S. Health Care Is on the Cusp of Bundled Payments

Close to 50 years ago, in March 1967, a landmark article described how to change the unit of analysis in medical care from an individual service to a medical episode. It’s a simple concept, after all: Instead of looking at and analyzing a set of seemingly disjointed services, group them into an …

Health Care

A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making

In January 1993, a gunman murdered seven people in a fast-food restaurant in Palatine, a suburb of Chicago. In his dual roles as an administrative executive and spokesperson for the police department, Deputy Chief Walter Gasior suddenly had to cope with several different situations at once. He had …

5 Keys to Achieving Crowdfunding Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column is part of a series brought to you by Entrepreneur Coaching. Click here to learn more.</i><p>With the recent Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that companies may now use equity crowdfunding to sell pieces of their company to …

Crowd Funding

Como funciona a adoção de ideias

Você tem uma ideia nova. Quanto tempo até ela conquistar o mundo?<p>Tenho compartilhado a curva de adoção de um produto de Rogers há muito tempo, mas …

Ecodesenvolvimento.org

Na contramão da crise, empresa de roupas ecológicas cresce 35% ao ano

Silvia Prado, sócia da Camiseta feita de PET: qualidade e preço justo com preservação do meio ambiente<br>Foto: Divulgação<p>É possível montar um negócio …

How to beat procrastination

<i>Travis Bradberry</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a …

What do people really think about capitalism?

In a recent survey by YouGov, 10 questions on population were asked to people in seven different nations: Britain, the United States, Germany, …

Economics

First-Time Managers, Don’t Do Your Team’s Work for Them

Not long ago, I worked with a client who was stepping into management for the first time. Terry, a highly regarded marketing associate in a pharmaceutical firm, had just been asked to lead a marketing team. In this new role, she was responsible for directing a group of bright, but inexperienced …

Management

The Dos and Don'ts of giving a killer presentation

One of the most valuable skills an entrepreneur or a company executive can have is the ability to talk about their product in an effective and …

'Accidental Entrepreneurs' -- When a Personal Mission Morphs into a Big Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some of the most successful and inspirational entrepreneurs never set out with the goal of running a large company or employing scores of people. Many are simply men and women motivated to develop solutions to a problem they’re …

Entrepreneurship

EXAME

article<p>EXAME<p>https://exame.abril.com.br/pme/10-coisas-chatas-que-todo-empreendedor-tem-que-fazer/<p>10 coisas chatas que todo empreendedor tem que …

5 reasons why we need to reduce global inequality

<i>This is part of a series on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, in collaboration with the Stockholm Resilience Centre. This article focuses</i> …

Income Inequality

Corruption: The hidden tax on global growth

<i>Corruption is a key topic at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2017. Watch the session on 'Ending Corruption'</i> <i>here.</i><p>In recent years, citizens’ …

When Treating Workers Well Leads to More Innovation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>There’s a reason companies like Google and Facebook offer their employees so many perks, according to new research: firms that treat workers better are more innovative.<p>In a recent working paper, currently under review by the Journal of Corporate Finance, researchers from Monash University …

Innovation

Where Disruptive Innovation Came From

After a long and successful run, the theory of disruptive innovation has come under attack of late. Last year, <i>The New Yorker</i> published a piece by Jill Lepore, a history professor at Harvard, attacking the whole idea as overblown and based on shoddy scholarship. In a recent <i>Sloan Management Review</i> …

Innovation

Is Your Company Encouraging Employees to Share What They Know?

Many of the things we need to know to be successful – to innovate, collaborate, solve problems, and identify new opportunities – aren’t learned simply through schooling, training, or personal experience. Especially for today’s knowledge-based work, much of what we need to know we learn from others’ …

Management

What Separates High-Performing Leaders from Average Ones

Research shows that employees dislike their jobs, don’t trust their leaders, and aren’t engaged. If you’re a leader — or aspiring to be one — you should be frightened. Are organizations in the modern world built for leaders to fail? Or can you overcome these leadership challenges, and if so, how? …

Team Building

We Like Leaders Who Underrate Themselves

The Stanford Graduate School of Business asked the members of its Advisory Council which skills were most important for their MBA students to learn. The most frequent answer was self-awareness — possessing an accurate view of your skills, abilities, and shortcomings, as well as understanding how …

Leadership

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Management

Email Is the Best Way to Reach Millennials

With $200 billion in annual buying power by 2017, Millennials have become every brand’s coveted customer. But what’s the best way to reach them? <b></b><p>The answer is email.<p>For all the talk of email being dead — Too much noise! Too much spam! Too many distractions! Snapchat! — email remains the standard for …

Marketing