We must take change by the hand or rest assuredly, change will take us by the throat.Winston Churchill
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In which direction lead the organization to better prepare for the future? What lessons can be learned from the experience of others? What innovative ways should be explored?
Our intuition is astonishingly effective at mobilizing the knowledge stored in our brain in a fraction of a second. However, intuition is not infaillible. Subject to many biases, our intuition may easily lead us into error.
The duration and extent of the economic crisis makes it difficult for business to know where to turn and what to do. Indeed, how do you find the right balance between prudence and audacity to continue moving forward?
The “wisdom of crowds” turns out to be infinitely more reliable than individual good sense, and even expert predictions. How to gather and capitalize on employees’ collective perception of company stakes?
In every business organization, hundreds of ideas are generated every day, ranging from creative solutions to everyday problems to revolutionary new products and services. What if innovation were principally a question of personal discipline?
The West is anxiously keeping a close eye on how the emerging regions of the world are developing, especially the BRIC countries–Brazil, Russia, India and China. Emerging countries indeed are now showing a surprising ability to innovate and are becoming potentially formidable competitors. What can be learned from their innovation...
Companies cannot always grow based on their existing offering. Indeed, circumstances may require venturing outside their core business. How to avoid the main pitfalls of taking a leap into the unknown?