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How to Start a Successful Online Business

Are you someone who is willing to start an online business? Here are some skills that every online marketer needs to know.

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Modern Leadership Boils Down to Two Choices

Just this week I have had five different people tell me they were struggling to be an effective leader. I wasn't surprised; leading other people is one of the most difficult jobs on the planet.  What did strike me as odd was that when pressed, each person mentioned various challenges, but always ended the conversation with the same response;

8 days

We Need an Innovation Principle Alongside the Precautionary Principle

The precautionary principle states that if an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus that the action or policy is not harmful, the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking the action. The application of the precautionary principle has been made a statutory requirement in some areas of EU law.

11 days

Leadership Lessons from Kids: How Does the Leadership Journey Start?

As a parent, the first day your kids go to formal school is a milestone and memorable moment for very many reasons. I don't know if it is harder for the kids or for the parents - but I do know that both sides go through their share of anxieties since it is fundamentally dealing with change. And how one deals with this change, depends on the nature of the kid and the parent.

13 days

Turn Cognitive Challenges into Opportunities With Technology Built the Way You Think

Technology can function as a key enabler for higher cognitive performance. Technology is as important for cognitive roles as it is for transactional ones, since cognitive work in organizations drives transactional tasks. With performance gains realized through transaction management software, the next game changer is to evolve the cognitive infrastructure in the operating model.

14 days

Why is UK Productivity Low and Falling?

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) UK productivity has fallen to levels it held in 2007. Productivity in the UK has consistently lagged well behind Germany and France and has now been overtaken by many other countries as this OECD chart shows. This is the key reason why wages, growth and competitive performance are all held back. Why is this and what can be done about it? Let’s start with some likely causes:

19 days

Elevate Cognitive Performance

Improving cognitive performance is a strategic imperative for anticipatory leaders. With the availability of data, cognitive technology and performance analytics, stakeholders expect stronger performance, higher transparency, greater controls and clearer communications.