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El genio vuelve a crear

Por Elena Pita. Fotografía de Luis de las Alas<p><b>Podría vivir de las rentas, pero Ferran Adrià prefiere destinar millones de euros a estudiar cómo es el</b> …

Start with a Theory, Not a Strategy

Well-crafted strategies are road maps to places that yield competitive advantage and generate value for the firm. But once you’ve arrived, they don’t take you anyplace else. That’s a problem for companies under continual pressure from investors to find <i>new</i> sources of competitive advantage.<p>I recently …

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Coaching de Equipos

• <b>Autor:</b> Cesar Piqueras Gómez de Albacete y Enric Arola<p>Técnicas, herramientas, dinámicas y conocimientos necesarios en el Coaching de Equipos.<p>Mediante una clara exposición de conceptos y situaciones basadas en la experiencia y conocimiento de sus autores, se desarrolla un manual de obligada lectura …

Everything Is Connected: What 'The Internet Of Things' Means Now

It’s true, and has been for some time, that the Internet is connecting more people at a faster rate than ever before. Mobile devices have enabled more people to be online all the time.<p>We seemingly love the Internet. And in that love, some have a deep wish to be connected consistently (24/7, 365 …

Making “Freemium” Work

Over the past decade “freemium”—a combination of “free” and “premium”—has become the dominant business model among internet start-ups and smartphone app developers. Users get basic features at no cost and can access richer functionality for a subscription fee. If you’ve networked on LinkedIn, …

Think Beyond “Mobile” vs. “Desktop” Shoppers

We all know the story of mobility’s meteoric rise in the last several years. From flip-phones to smartphones to an expanding galaxy of different connected screens and devices, we can safely say that access to the world’s information on-demand will be part of our lives now, and for the foreseeable …

The Secret to Lean Innovation Is Making Learning a Priority

Lean innovation is being embraced by everyone — from the smallest start-ups to the largest global organizations. But in most cases, it’s still falling well short of its full potential because it either lacks or fails to tightly integrate with the mechanisms needed to systematically capture lessons …

Say “No” to Innovation-in-General

I had just arrived at a conference on entrepreneurship and the only panel I wanted to see was starting. I looked down at my watch and realized that I was already 5 minutes late so I dropped my bags and ran to the next building.<p>The subject was intrapreneurship and it seemed like the organizers had …

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IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic …

El año de las fundaciones bancarias >> Finanzas a las 9 >> Blogs EL PAÍS

La Ley 26/2013, de 27 de diciembre, de <b>cajas de ahorros y fundaciones bancarias</b> proporciona una normativa de nueva planta a las primeras, pero tiene …

Do You Know What Makes Your Company Distinctive?

Every company has a limited amount of time, money, and resources that it can invest in innovation. That’s why they should focus their energies on opportunities that will set them apart from their competition — that is, they should innovate where they differentiate.<p>One company that does this …

For Senior Leaders, Fit Matters More than Skill

A recent CEB survey of C-suite executives indicates that organizations will require significantly higher performance—23% improvement, on average, in performance ratings— from their executive-level direct reports in the new year. How well are executives prepared to rise to that challenge? Less than …

Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy

Study after study has shown that listening is critical to leadership effectiveness. So, why are so few leaders good at it?<p>Too often, leaders seek to take command, direct conversations, talk too much, or worry about what they will say next in defense or rebuttal. Additionally, leaders can react …

The Right Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

Thomas Jefferson once said that “honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom”. Though truth-telling abounds in grade school platitudes, it seems scarcer the older we get. But this decline in honesty — let’s call it <i>dishonesty</i> — isn’t necessarily innate. Dishonesty can be taught. In my …

How to Be a Family-Friendly Boss

I have a friend who is an ascending executive at an international financial firm. His career has always been demanding- long hours, lots of travel, ultra-high performance standards (which he always has met or exceeded). Several years ago, when his daughter was quite young, he was considering …

This is the first interesting search engine since Google

It’s hard to build a really new search engine. Microsoft has spent enormous resources trying to convince people that Bing’s search results are just as good as Google’s. Bing has won market share, but not at Google’s expense. Other Google alternatives like DuckDuckGo are growing rapidly because they …

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¿Cómo crear tus propias infografías?

No hay día en el que no veamos una <b>infografía</b> en la red. Puede ser sobre tu serie favorita, sobre el <b>uso de Twitter</b> o, como la que os puse el último …

Procesadores de texto alternativos que mejoran tu forma de escribir

Los <b>procesadores de texto</b> son una herramienta imprescindible para redactar un texto y darle formato. Hoy en día los hay para todos los gustos, siendo …

Make Time for the Work That Matters

More hours in the day. It’s one thing everyone wants, and yet it’s impossible to attain. But what if you could free up significant time—maybe as much as 20% of your workday—to focus on the responsibilities that really matter?<p>We’ve spent the past three years studying how knowledge workers can become …

A Technique to Bridge the Gap Between Marketing and IT

Quick: when someone says “IT,” what comes to mind? Usually, people think of the systems they use as employees inside organizations — not customers. Here’s a familiar story: Marketing conducts research (“Big Data“! “Analytics“!) and uncovers new customer insights; it then turns to operations to …

Yes, Managing IT Is Your Job

In order to see the future more clearly, it’s almost always helpful to look back — and this certainly goes for IT and its ever-increasing impact on operations, and ultimately on competitive advantage.<p>“Information Technology Changes the Way You Compete” was a trailblazing HBR article by Warren …

Aprende idiomas mientras lees en Internet con esta aplicación

Se llama <i>Lingua.ly</i> y es la última idea para aprender idiomas mientras navegas por Internet, en cualquier página, gratis y con solo un par de clics. …

Great Leaders Who Make the Mix Work

Photography: Courtesy of Studio Echelman<p>Artwork: Janet Echelman, Target Swooping Down…Bullseye!, 2001, hand-knotted nylon lace net, 140′ x 140′ x 90′, Madrid, Spain<p>Business leaders send a powerful message when they demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion that goes beyond rhetoric. But …