Roberto Casassa

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Anche la Gdo firma la petizione per l'etichetta super-trasparente

Più che il packaging conta l’etichetta. Non lasciamoci sedurre dalla confezione, verifichiamo il contenuto. La tecnologia ci supporta con dispositivi …

Danone Board Said to Discuss Medical Nutrition Options

Danone’s board will this week discuss whether to sell its medical-nutrition business to a Fresenius SE-led group or Hospira Inc. for more than 3 …

Danone Forecasts Difficult Market Amid Fresh Dairy Slowdown

Danone, the world’s biggest yogurt maker, joined European consumer-goods peers in forecasting no pickup in sales growth in 2015 after revenue from …

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HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>October 09, 2012</b><p>TAKE THE PAIN OUT OF PRESENTATIONS. Terrified of speaking in front of a group? Or simply looking to polish your skills? No matter where you are on the spectrum, this guide will give you the confidence and the tools you need to get results. Written by …

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Innovation insights for business growth

Performance nutrition brand Tribe has introduced a new brand identity and recipes for its portfolio of energy bars in the UK. Read more<p>May 15, …

Are You Proud of How You’re Spending Your Time?

When you feel like you’re just one e-mail away from failure at work, it can seem ludicrous to take your eyes off of what you believe absolutely needs to get done to consider what you might regret in the future. The amount of demands coming at you feels so crushing and so unavoidable that you …

How Great Coaches Ask, Listen, and Empathize

Historically, leaders achieved their position by virtue of experience on the job and in-depth knowledge. They were expected to <i>have answers</i> and to readily provide them when employees were unsure about what to do or how to do it. The leader was the person who <i>knew the most</i>, and that was the basis of …

Visualizing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War

Jessica Hagy is a professional writer and illustrator well-known for her minimalist ink-on-index-card illustrations, which are found at her site Indexed. Hagy’s typical card is a venn diagram or x-y plot of a deceptively simple idea with a punchline. Like this:<p>One day, when Hagy was cleaning out …

How to Invest Your Time Like Money

Publication Date: <b>February 17, 2015</b><p>"How to Invest Your Time Like Money" is a concise, practical guide to get you out of time debt. Unlike others, who create the false hope that if only you worked harder, faster, longer, and smarter, you could do everything you want and make everyone happy, time …

Stress Isn’t a Threat, It’s a Signal to Change

Is stress impairing your performance at work and compromising your relationships? Changing the way you think about stress can help you turn stress into an ally and use it to improve mental agility and work performance; a report in the <i>Journal of Experimental Psychology</i> showed that physiological and …

You Can Teach Someone to Be More Creative

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Though our inspiration levels fluctuate from time to time, we all differ in our baseline levels of creativity. For instance, it is safe to assume that John Coltrane was more creative than Justin Bieber, and that the creative talent of Leonardo Da Vinci exceeded that of George …

Stuff: When Less Is More

Today we use far fewer materials than we once did to get the same things done—a phenomenon known as “dematerialization.” But, paradoxically, this efficiency seems to drive up overall consumption. In <i>Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization</i>, a deeply researched statistical profile of …

Making the Consensus Sale

Sales reps have long been taught to seek out the executive who can single-handedly approve a deal at a company. But whether they’re selling to a customer with 50 employees or 50,000, reps today rarely find a unilateral decision maker. More often, they discover that the authority to make decisions …

How the Best Board Directors Stay Involved

“Ask me for anything,” Napoleon Bonaparte once remarked, “but time.” Board members today don’t have that luxury either. Directors remain under pressure from activist investors and other constituents, regulation is becoming more demanding, and businesses are growing more complex. McKinsey research …

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …