Grammarly/Harris Poll released a study recently called The State of Business Communication. To examine what’s getting in the way of collaboration, productivity, and output in the hybrid work era, the research team surveyed 251 business leaders and 1001 knowledge workers employed full-time by companies with at least 150 employees. Among the more staggering findings: Poor
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Creating and fostering a culture of innovation is a critical business imperative. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on reshaping the workplace and humanizing the workforce has accelerated this need. Groundbreaking research from our new report, “Innovation Unleashed,” provides empirical evidence underscoring a direct correlation between a company’s innovation culture and its performance. The idea of
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Many leaders avoid tough conversations.  As a result they contribute to mediocrity, and perpetuate an unsatisfactory status quo. They leave other people unaware of the problems and challenges that are theirs to solve and make progress with.  My work has focused on revealing the differences between more extraordinary leaders, and the average, typical, ho-hum leadership
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Mido has a unique approach to the idea of a dive watch, thanks to its association with Red Bull Cliff Diving. Starting a dive tens of metres above sea level changes the dynamics of a watch like the Ocean Star 600, which we discovered up close at the Paris leg of the international cliff diving
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Organizations are using 2022 as a “recovery year “ from the pandemic and the Great Resignation that has followed. As leaders we’re often jumping from fire drill to fire drill, so it’s easy to lose sight of long-term goals like countering the Great Resignation’s effects and listening to employee feedback. The data our company has
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Despite how much is written about strategy and how much money is spent on it, academics and consultants continue to report chronic strategy practice failures: I argue that one reason for the failures is that strategy is still not fully defined. I’ve collected 75 concepts and definitions of strategy from authorities in multiple fields (see
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The pandemic has led to an undeniable awareness of the need for a new C-suite leader, the CHO or the Chief Health Officer. This has been driven by the recognition of the importance of employee health for engagement, productivity, and risk management, along with lowering healthcare insurance costs. At the same time, more and more
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There are plenty of political rationalizations to explain why we haven’t been fixing our broken immigration system. That doesn’t make it less of a lost opportunity.  Apple pie, “God Bless America,” hot dogs and hamburgers were created by immigrants, along with iconic American companies like Intel, Google, Tesla and Uber. More than half of startups
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Consumer overwhelm and distraction has seriously impacted shopping patterns and businesses around the globe. But consumers remember the brand experience, which makes it important for retailers to pay attention to the entire experience they create. As technology continues to be introduced for convenience purchasing, it’s important for retailers to adapt and pivot to technologies that
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There are plenty of political rationalizations to explain why we haven’t been fixing our broken immigration system. That doesn’t make it less of a lost opportunity.  Apple pie, “God Bless America,” hot dogs and hamburgers were created by immigrants, along with iconic American companies like Intel, Google, Tesla and Uber. More than half of startups
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Image: Dufour Dufour Yachts shifted its marketing strategy two years ago and did away with its Performance and Grand Large differentiators, opting instead to go with a hybrid model and a solitary number in their naming scheme. The Dufour 61 is the flagship of a range of nine models. Image: Jérôme Kelagopian & Jean-Marie Liot
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At the end of 2021, BoldHRTM conducted two polls to gauge the sentiment of professionals on the biggest talent priorities facing business in 2022. Conducted in partnership with Maxxia, 300+ HR Leaders responded that the great resignation followed by staff wellbeing were their greatest priorities. The same question put to 850 workers, showed that staff
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Over the past few years, the success of leading businesses and entrepreneurs has been thrust into the spotlight like we haven’t seen for many years with company values and profits surging. While no two businesses or entrepreneurs are the same, there are common traits that many of these most successful people exhibit. These range from
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