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5 Strategies For Unearthing The Next Big Thing In Your Business

5 Strategies For Unearthing The Next Big Thing In Your Business

Every leader is looking for the next big thing in their business. More than ever, leaders are looking for answers that represen...

May 26 2014, 9:20am CDT

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2500 organizati...

Mar 15 2014, 4:11pm CDT

Richard Florida: Economic Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Richard Florida: Economic Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Richard Florida wears many hats, including being an editor, professor, author and thought leader. He is currently a Senior Edit...

Feb 19 2014, 9:11pm CST

Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt

Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt

There used to be a popular cartoon with a caption that said, “To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.” &...

Feb 7 2014, 11:10pm CST

How Creativity is Enhanced by Technology

How Creativity is Enhanced by Technology

I recently wrote a post about how marketers will need to learn to rely less on judgment and intuition in the era of big data. &...

Jan 28 2014, 3:17am CST

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

There is a fundamentally new class of individuals entering and circulating in the job market. They tend to be adaptable and mob...

Jan 10 2014, 4:01pm CST

The Executive's Famous Last Words

The Executive's Famous Last Words

At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspect...

Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST

Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not!

Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not!

I had dinner this week with a dear friend who is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist. One of the dinner guests is the former he...

Jan 8 2014, 5:11pm CST

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebas...

Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST

7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014

7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014

Employees expect a lot from their leaders and when they don’t get what they expect they begin to lose trust and respect for the...

Dec 27 2013, 9:36am CST

How Business Users Compete With IT Teams (And How IT Can Win)

How Business Users Compete With IT Teams (And How IT Can Win)

Successful companies know the importance of technology in business today. Nearly every aspect of those organizations has been a...

Dec 20 2013, 2:21pm CST