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Reboot your human skills

If you feel unfit and a bit heavy from not being able to go to the gym and now have some anxiety around wearing your summer clothes, then going back to the workplace or where you are interacting on a face-to-face human level, could feel the same, says Debra Stevens

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Towards a business model mindset

Innovation doesn’t just happen at the product or service level – managers must also be prepared to challenge accepted business model templates and frame them as a source of value creation, say the IE Business School and Wharton authors of Business Model Innovation Strategy

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How to avoid being a ‘bad boss’

When leaders obviously want to be seen as strong, they come across as weak. When they want to seem ‘one of the team’, they come across as an outsider. And when they try to win people’s respect, that’s usually how they lose it, says Matt Casey

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Creativity comes to the rescue

Covid-19 has disrupted everything – so how do we deal with the horror show in front of us? Creativity is obviously the answer to life, work and the universe, says Mark Simmonds

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Communities are the customers

Using examples of adaptive approaches in healthcare, Stanford GSB Lecturer, Steve Davis, shows how giving communities the tools and authority to shape their own destinies can be transformative in solving the world’s largest problems

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soft skills

Reboot your human skills

If you feel unfit and a bit heavy from not being able to go to the gym and now have some anxiety around wearing your summer clothes, then going back to the workplace or where you are interacting on a face-to-face human level, could feel the same, says Debra Stevens

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business strategy

Towards a business model mindset

Innovation doesn’t just happen at the product or service level – managers must also be prepared to challenge accepted business model templates and frame them as a source of value creation, say the IE Business School and Wharton authors of Business Model Innovation Strategy

Read More »
soft skills

Overcoming self-doubt and boosting confidence

Focussing on your own accomplishments instead of the achievements of others, recognising and celebrating your successes and surrounding yourself with positive, supportive people are critical to overcoming self-doubt, says Melanie Pump

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