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To keep up with today’s rapid pace of disruption, every company feels the pressure to innovate. Most of them, when trying to shift to an
For human beings, language is a powerful connector. We use common vocabularies to interact socially, build communities, and facilitate understanding.
In her most recent book, Seeing Around Corners, innovation and strategy expert Rita McGrath teaches leaders to spot inflection points, or major industry shifts, before
Shuffling through the crowds of Fourth of July weekend shoppers, I spied my prize. The farm stand’s rows were bursting with color—juicy strawberries, rich blueberries,
Earlier this year, I met up with a friend for lunch at a restaurant out on the water. As I twirled fettuccine noodles and chunks
I was grateful for a soft breeze as I cruised along the levee overlooking the Mississippi River. The sticky heat of summer was already well
Today, organizational culture is shifting to embrace fast-moving, agile teams in order to create efficiencies and meet the demands that rapid technological advances are causing