Category: Culture & Values

Richard Hughes-Jones

I picked up my copy of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey the other day. I remembered that one of Covey’s principles was to begin with the end in mind and I’ve been doing some detailed thinking recently about what my own end is, so to speak. It struck me that there’s some useful lessons in the book about how to grow a business in 2015. Continue reading

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The secret to winning in business is to make sure winning isn’t a secret. Try these tips for keeping your vision of winning alive in your organization. Continue reading

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It’s no longer just enough for brands to use social like as if it’s just another media channel. A brand’s uniqueness, actions, and ideals will be the main differentiator in those that truly make a lasting connection with people. Continue reading

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Though competition is an unavoidable aspect of business, its effects can potentially foster or deter innovation depending on a leader’s management style. Celebrating success and discouraging failure is a familiar binary for most, but what would happen if a business decides to reverse that paradigm? What if we celebrated failure, and discouraged dwelling on our successes? Continue reading

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We often hear about the importance of failure when driving new ideas or new businesses. But do high failure rates and the negative impact to employees suggest it’s better to just outsource innovation work to external teams? Learn more in this blog post. Continue reading

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Employee growth and development is essential to building a winning team. Check out these tips for creating effective employee development plans. Continue reading

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Increasingly, companies who have long focused on open innovation and idea management are incorporating design thinking as part of a “well balanced diet” for enterprise innovation. We at batterii are excited to be working with Pfizer, one of the world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, to help them bring the power of human centered innovation to every one of their 77,000 employees. Continue reading

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