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SmartBrief is partnering with Big Think to create a weekly video spotlight in SmartBrief on Leadership called “VIP Corner: Video Insights Powered by Big Think.” This week, we’re featuring author and business professor Leslie Perlow.
Many people take their work home with them, checking e-mail at all hours and doing so while believing that the client is demanding such effort, but it’s often a self-inflicted burden, argues Leslie Perlow of Harvard Business School.[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief is partnering with Big Think to create a weekly video spotlight in SmartBrief on Leadership called “VIP Corner: Video Insights Powered by Big Think.” This week, we’re featuring Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, a global design consultancy.
A large part of successfully getting your employees to take risks and innovate depends on their office environment. Think back to kindergarten classrooms — they’re open, playful and encouraging environments because children need to “take risks all the time in order to learn,” said IDEO CEO Tim Brown.[…] Continue Reading »
When I became the president of Bates Communications in 2010, I embarked on a series of conversations with executives from great organizations across the country. Frequently, I heard of companies at which individuals had risen in the ranks due to their technical brilliance and impressive individual accomplishments. Now, though, they had reached a point in their careers where their technical skills had taken them as far as they could go.[…] Continue Reading »
Art Markman is a professor of psychology and marketing at the University of Texas at Austin and director of the program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations. His latest book, “Smart Thinking” was published in January.
Innovation has been a core theme in business over the past few years. The mantra is that companies need their employees to work smarter, not harder.[…] Continue Reading »