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Digital Transformation, One Discovery at a Time – Harvard Business Review Podcast

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Rita McGrath, professor at Columbia Business School, says the need for organizations to adopt digital business models is more important than ever. Change is accelerating as startups tackle incumbents. And suddenly the coronavirus crisis is forcing …

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Interview with Conchur Gill from Be | Shaping the Future – Consultancy.uk

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Last month, Conchur Gill joined Be | Shaping the Future as an Associate Partner in the UK. Consultancy.uk sat down with the experienced payments expert to understand why he joined the financial services consulting firm and what opportunities …

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The Key Skill Every Leader Needs To Inspire From Afar During “Uncertain Times” – Forbes

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Last month, the consulting firm Odgers Berndtson asked 2,000 senior executives at $50mm+ companies around the world how confident they were about their leaders’ abilities to handle disruption.

Only 15 percent of them said they were …

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5 Musts for Next-Gen Leaders – MIT Sloan

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Written by Amit S. Mukherjee

As digital technologies transform organizations and work, here’s what leaders will need to get right.

Effective leadership isn’t ageless or immutable. Periodically, new technologies overturn established modes and sweep aside executives who don’t adapt.

For …

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10 Ways AI Can Improve Digital Transformation’s Success Rate – Forbes

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Bottom Line: Customers’ preferences, purchasing power, and loyalty need to be the catalyst that drives any digital transformation strategy with AI providing meaningful insights that motivate companies to change.

Digitally transforming or improving customers’ experiences needs …

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Tech tips for maintaining work-life balance now that both happen at home – Digital Trends

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Written by Lisa Marie Segarra

Working from home presents new challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining a work-life balance.

The clear stopping points, like lunch breaks or commuting hours, are gone, so it’s easy to stay at the computer …

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Is a Recession Coming? The Consultant Perspective – Management Consulted

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Are we headed for a recession? In addition to everyone’s concern for the health of their loved ones, the coronavirus has people everywhere wanting to know if a recession is coming in 2020 and beyond. However, …

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10 trends driving sustainable business over the next decade – Consultancy.uk

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Veris Strategies, a sustainability and cultural change consultancy, recently published its ‘Think 2030: Ten trends for sustainable business’ report, highlighting ten global trends that are likely to drive priorities for sustainable business over the next decade. The …

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Mismatch: Adapting Old-World Career Models to the New-World Workforce – Cognizant

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Written by Caroline Styr

The predominant career model of today has its roots in the mid-19th century. The “9-5,” the notion of vertical career progression, the one career for life – all these characteristics suited the repetitive, production-line type of work typical …

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How to Answer “Out Of All The Other Candidates, Why Should We Hire You?” – Manager Tools

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Our guidance on how to answer “Out Of All The Other Candidates, Why Should We Hire You?”

According to Inc Magazine, this is one of the most commonly asked interview questions. We don’t like it, but …

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