People can get pretty heated over hyphens — or the lack thereof. The Economist breaks down the etymology and semantics of this incendiary punctuator.
Innovation is fundamentally about solving problems — and there are as many ways to innovate as there are types of problems to solve. There is no one “true” path to innovation.
We need to start treating innovation like other business disciplines — as a set of tools that are designed to accomplish specific objectives. Just as we wouldn’t rely on a single marketing tactic or a single source of financing for the entire life of an organization, we need to build up a portfolio of innovation strategies designed for specific tasks.
Culture change can’t be achieved through top-down mandate. It lives in the collective hearts and habits of people and their shared perception of “how things are done around here.”
When the going gets tough, true leaders take action: This email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees is a master class in emotional intelligence.
In the commencement address he delivered at Harvard last month, Mark Zuckerberg warned the graduating students not to trust the story of innovation that Hollywood promotes — namely, “the idea of a single eureka moment” in which a lone thinker has a groundbreaking epiphany. He characterized this idea as “a dangerous lie” that discourages real creativity. But, The New York Times asks, what if it’s actually a real and benevolent force of innovation and progress?
Using data to its full potential is much more about management than technology, Harvard Business Review says. It can present opportunities for profit and competitive advantage, from product improvements to new revenue streams and possible industry game changers.
LinkedIn is the favorite social media outlet for in-house counsel, but information overload remains a key issue, according to a recent Digital & Content Marketing survey.
Maybe the sky isn’t falling after all, says Medium. Avoiding irrelevance and obsolescence won’t come easy, but there are just some things robots can’t do.
This infographic from UK business development firm Harris Myers shows the best ways to complete every marketer’s mission.
Forbes’ top business trend prediction for 2017 was the rise of subject matter experts. For lawyers who’ve built a career out of honing a special focus in their practice area, capitalizing on this trend should be a piece of cake.