Strategic Thinking

How Your Brain Wiring Drives Social Interactions

WASHINGTON — Humans and many other animals express a range of social behaviors, from cooperation to aggression. But as innate as these behaviors may …

The Brain

Videographer/Video Producer

The State Media Co., an award-winning news organization in South Carolina’s capital, has two openings on its video team, one for a videographer and …

Matched

More than Words: Being an Interdisciplinary Content Strategist

People make their way to content strategy in all kinds of ways. That’s partly because it’s a relatively new discipline, which means people have few …

UX Design

In Order to Challenge Students, We Need to Go Beyond Grit

Over the last decade, there’s been lots of talk about the way we challenge students. “Grit” and the ability to persist in the face of challenge has …

Pedagogy

When violence closes schools, Afghan girls are the most vulnerable

While more children haven been attending school in Afghanistan over the past several years, threats from Islamic militants undermines that progress. …

Education

Britain’s approach to Brexit is a textbook example of failed strategic thinking

<i>Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech in Florence was intended to move forward stalled Brexit negotiations. But as Tim Oliver (LSE/EUI) argues, Britain</i> …

Brexit

Management Self-Test: Are You Receptive to Employees’ Ideas?

In an ever-changing business environment, managers need to generate ideas from employees on how to meet customers’ needs, achieve the team’s goals, …

Management

Morgan Stanley analysts say car companies should pay execs based on the long term

A team of Morgan Stanley analysts published an interesting research note on Wednesday, covering executive compensation in the auto, airline, aerospace, and freight industries.<p>The research covers a lot of ground, so we zeroed in on the auto sector, as Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas, who …

Business

'Teaching is like an ultramarathon race: prepare well or you are in for a world of hurt'

Line up at the start of a race for anything from a 10K to a marathon and you will hear people getting their excuses in early.<p><i>“I didn’t train for</i> …

Education (UK)

Strategic thinking expert: Trump doesn't get 'laws of power'

Robert Greene, an internationally renowned expert on power strategies and author of "48 Laws of Power," explains how Trump misunderstands power.<p>Up …

Politics

Maintaining World Order Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

Information age requires brains-based approach<p>Calling for a brains-based approach to sound strategic thinking may sound arrogant or even naïve. After …

Foreign Policy

Understanding the Changing Relationship Between Strategy and Culture

A critical goal for leaders is to deliver on their strategy promises to stakeholders. When leaders understand the relationship affecting strategy, …

Peter Drucker

This Is Why Just Working Harder Won’t Get You That Promotion

There are other, more important factors to consider in order to succeed.<p>Work hard and your dreams will come true, right? That’s a mantra that many people have used to pursue their dreams and bring great things to life.<p>However, it’s not always a perfect recipe for success. In fact, sometimes working …

Careers

6 reasons you’re not getting that promotion

In a world where social media can make it seem like everyone around you is living their dream, it’s sometimes be easy to feel as though you’re …

Careers

Need More Strategic Thinkers? Here’s How to Hire Them

What firm doesn’t need to be strategic? In fact, what could contribute more to the success of an organization in today’s fast-changing world of …

Recruitment

Practice Algebra Through Puzzles

Algebra Through Puzzles<p>We’ll cover equations, ratios, sequences, exponents, and more, while showing how algebra works and why it matters. You’ll also …

Mathematics

The Core Elements of Product Design: Strategy, Pillars and Principles

<i>Establish these core elements up front to clarify your best product solution</i>You can quote my partner-in-[design]crime and I on that.I’ve dedicated …

UX Design

American Policy in Asia: On Michael Green’s By More Than Providence

In Michael J. Green’s rich and ambitious history of US strategic thinking toward Asia, one question stands out: What are Americans trying to …

Books

China’s Search for strategic partners globally

Following his first visit to five states of Africa--- Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Congo and Nigeria scheduled for January 7-12, FM Wang Yi made his …

China

Find Success through Your Strengths

Don’t Worry about Weaknesses — Focus on What You Do Well.<p>What do you like most and do best? Those are clues to your personal strengths. How would …

Leadership

This Ad Agency Bets on Vets

For most ad agency staffers, Memorial Day is celebrated with a day off, marching bands, retail discounts and perhaps fireworks. But at one New York …

Advertising Industry

How to unleash your strategic thinking | Strategy & Corporate Finance

May 2, 2017 – A few days ago, Jeff Bezos published his letter to shareholders. He details what he sees Amazon and other companies as needing to do to …

Strategy is Dead, Long Live Strategy

May 2nd, 2017 by Leon Young<p>In case your head was firmly stuck in the sand looking for the lost city of Ubar in the Empty Quarter, the bell has tolled …

CEO -how to prepare a speech to open a strategy workshop

As a CEO, you are expected to deliver the opening address at your organization's strategic planning workshop or retreat. The speech, which sets the …

CEOs

Macy’s and the survival of retail: Is pre-emptive closing the answer?

<i>Danielle DiMartino Booth, a former adviser to the president of the Dallas Fed, is the author of</i> Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve Is Bad for America<i>, and founder of Money Strong LLC.</i><p>Any good arson investigator can spot areas of higher concentration of an accelerant at the scene …

eCommerce

Wal-Mart, other retailers betting against Trump’s border tax

Many retailers that were contemplating a complicated and costly shift of supply lines closer to the US are now changing their calculus to fight a …

21st Century

Amazon’s Bezos could teach large companies a thing or two about strategy - MarketWatch

A few days ago, Jeff Bezos published his fascinating letter to shareholders.<p>He detailed what he sees Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +1.60% and other companies …

Jeff Bezos

The switch to new Strategic Thinking

Developing <b>a good game plan</b> for your team or organization is more important than ever in a volatile business environment. The question is if our …

Design Thinking

Play StarCraft for free with updated graphics

StarCraft, the classic strategy RTS from Blizzard Entertainment, has been updated and is now available for free as of this morning. A fully …

Gaming