People & Skills

Innovation: Lost in Translation

I was thinking today, between flights, about the kabuki dance that innovation often becomes. What I mean is that many CEOs and executives talk about innovation and the benefits of innovation. But only if the people tasked with innovation have the skills, capabilities, resources and political cover to do innovation.

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Los Nueve Papeles en la Innovación – Cinco Regalos Gratis

¿Eres innovador o no? ¿Posees el ADN de un innovador? ¿Qué hay de una personalidad innovadora? Me contraigo cada vez que veo un nuevo artículo tratando de decir básicamente que algunas personas son innovadoras y otras no, o que ciertos individuos son más innovadores que otros. Yo digo, ¡bazofia!

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Whitney Johnson on Mother's Day

For most of my life, I have believed that learning to wield power and control situations could be best done in the workplace. I have learned many valuable lessons about wielding power well throughout my career on Wall Street. But these pale compared to what I have learned about power at home.

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Teny Gross #BIF8 Summit: The Importance of Being Civilized

We are kicking of this BIF curated series with a video of #BIF8 Summit storyteller and Executive Director of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence, Teny Gross. As a crusader for nonviolence, Teny and his streetworkers are igniting peace in urban Providence. Never shying away from the hard truths about the violence epidemic worldwide, Teny inspires hope while pulling on your heartstrings.

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