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How Offices Are Innovating To Improve Our Happiness, Productivity And Well Being

From Forbes

How engaged are you at work? Probably not much. READ MORE

This Is How Your Org Chart Is Holding Back Your Business

From Fast Company

These two “silo”-smashing alternatives can fix the problems caused by your stagnant org chart. READ MORE

What Big Companies Can Teach Small Business Owners About Sustainability

From Entrepreneur

Companies that have embraced ambitious sustainability goals have invariably found it improves efficiency, employee morale and public perception. READ MORE

The Key To Innovative Design — Embracing The Limits

From Medium

How embracing constraints and rules can actually cultivate creativity READ MORE

6 Strategies That Will Help You Get The Results You Deserve As A Small Business Owner

From Forbes

As the owner of your company, you have an obligation to yourself and your employees. Here are six strategies I believe will help you create the results-driven organization you deserve. READ MORE

Why You Don't Need a Business Plan (And the 1 Thing You Need Instead)

From Inc

It's a mentality, not a piece of paper. READ MORE

4 Brutal Truths about Innovation No One Wants to Talk About

From Inc.

Some of today's top innovators share what they've learned along the way. READ MORE

3 Ways To Be More Strategic

By Catherine Iste

There are things we know, things we know we don't know and — to paraphrase former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld — things we don't know that we don't know. Being strategic often falls into that last category. READ MORE

The 3-Step Process that's Kept 3M Innovative for Decades

From Fast Company

One 3M scientist explains how the approach his team used to develop a nasal antiseptic for hospitals is an organizational lesson every business should learn. READ MORE

Being Different Is the New Normal: Why 'Disruption' Is Here to Stay.

From Entrepreneur

Small business owners are actually in a much better position than their larger peers to survive disruptive innovation and come out stronger. The reason is that small businesses can pivot much more easily than large corporations and adapt to the changes of the industry. READ MORE

Amazon's Jeff Bezos on business growth and decline

From Amazon's 2016 Annual Report

Day 1 is the term that Jeff Bezos uses for an organization’s startup and growth phases. He talks about “Day 1 vitality”, when organizations are delivering to their customers great value.

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When It Comes to Innovation, Go Big or Go Home

From Entrepreneur

Innovation isn't simply a marketing catch-phrase. It's a way of life for many business owners and an absolutely vital aspect of survival and success. READ MORE

What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?

From Harvard Business Review

Financial capital is abundant but carefully managed; human capital is scarce but not carefully managed. Why? In part, it’s because we value and reward good management of financial capital. And we measure it. Great CEOs are held in high regard for their clever management and allocation of financial capital. But today’s great CEOs need to be equally great at managing human capital. READ MORE

Seven CEOs' Secrets for Running More Productive Meetings

From Fast Company

From VR tools to choosing the right snacks, here’s how these execs keep meetings quick and effective. READ MORE

Building Real Collaboration into Your Organization

From Stanford Social Innovation Review

How focusing on the three organizational pillars of culture, people, and leadership can help fuel meaningful collaboration. READ MORE

Why Innovation and Imitation Aren't Mutually Exclusive

From Fast Company

The history of human expression–from art and music to literature and dance–is built on the creative adaptation of what came before, and the internet follows this pattern; it’s nothing if not the result of distributed innovation and development. READ MORE

Top-down Management Structures Are Crumbling — How Will You Adapt?


oday, your smartest, most productive people will create the most value by both generating and executing on their ideas. As this new breed of employee permeates the workforce, it demands a different approach to management to drive competitiveness and company success. READ MORE

New Perspectives on Planning in the 21st Century

From Inc.

Today's business plans need to go beyond dry logic, facts and figures and incorporate the passion and excitement that generate a real sense of commitment. READ MORE

Hard Conversations Won't Kill You

From Ann marie Houghtailing

At any given time, we’re avoiding a conversation for one reason or another. We move it from one day’s To Do list to the next because we have more anxiety than language to enter the conversation. Here are five tips to conquer a tough conversation. READ MORE

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

From Entrepreneur

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more. READ MORE