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Roger Fisher, a great conflict negotiator and peacemaker, died last month aged 90.
So many tech startups begin the same way: One founder, one dream and a plan to make it happen.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Whether you’re a boss or a team leader, you might find yourself under many edgy circumstances due to your fellow workers’ shortcomings. You can’t deny it as it’s an inevitable part of running any successful business. However, you must know how to tackle and resolve such anxious situations. Fine, how do “best-in-business folks” retain confidence and impetus when their team members are about to breaking up in disappointment over the problems they face?
What actions describe the remarkably productive? What routines, principles, and tactics establish a few people persistently more productive than the rest? First, what exactly productivity is? The definition may vary from person to person. Mine goes like this…
Social collaboration, with its fast growth and media buzz, is a multibillion dollar market in which startups are jockeying with huge IT companies to capture enterprise spending. At Net:Work 2011 , we will cover everything from social tools to the gamification of work. Here are three sessions you can find only at Net:Work. 1. How do you get a highly distracted customer or employee to complete paperwork, pay attention in meetings or respond to surveys?
I’m in Trinidad and Tobago, finishing up an intense but fulfilling tour through Latin America. Yesterday I spoke to the leaders of the government of this resource and culture-rich nation. As well as to 350 schoolkids on Leading Without a Title ( here’s a link to a newspaper review of the event with the kids).
Yes, Leonardo da Vinci was both artist and inventor. True, Brian Cox was in that band before he gave it all up for the Large Hadron Collider . But in general, art and science seem to eye each other uncomprehendingly. Medical research charity the Wellcome Trust has long tried to make artists and scientists work fruitfully together by funding collaborations. Can the divide ever be breached?
The global economy is in a state of acute disruption. Competition has never been more fierce. Consumers have never been so well-informed and loudly demanding. And what worked yesterday just might be obsolete today.