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Watch 35 Years of the World’s Economy Evolving as a Living Organism

In a world drowning in data, the ability to cleverly and visually capture the essence of information and communicate it in thought-provoking ways is a much needed skill which few leaders have. This is a shame because there are awesome resources
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Meetings – getting some to talk less & others to talk more

The Problem Losing your marbles: Meetings – getting some to talk less & others to talk more Getting balanced participation in meetings can prove elusive. Some team members like to talk – and do; others hardly talk, but should. How
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Talent: Companies just don’t get it and the consultancies are to blame.

I recently sat through yet another mangled explanation as to how a company (let’s call them ‘Company Y’), this time in the financial sector, was planning to attract and retain ‘talent’. It wasn’t the first but I hope it will
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…And to think it all started with some spare time at Waterstone’s!

When it comes to learning…what gets you excited? Hold that thought whilst I backtrack a little… I had arrived early for a meeting at Waterstone’s, the famous bookstore situated a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Circus in London. Getting there early
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[Video] Virtual Reality really is here (for real this time)

Virtual Reality has been promised to us before. Back in the 1980s tech geeks were very excited about the possibilities of putting screens onto our faces, and immersing us in artificial worlds. The movie, Tron, took a huge step forward
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The future of lawn mowing

The future of Robotic lawn mowing has arrived and we are delighted that TomorrowToday Global’s co-founder and futurist Dean van Leeuwen has been selected to participate in the Husqvarna Automower Challenge. Over the next six months Dean along with 99 other
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The Path to Innovation – Do someone else’s job

  Innovation, Innovation, Innovation – It’s a big word at the moment. If you want innovation you have to give your people space to do different things… to innovate! Some companies give their teams one day in the week to
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16 Skills for 21st Century Education

In March 2015 the World Economic Forum held a meeting in Dubai with a focus on education. They released a paper that identified 16 critical skills for the 21st century. The skills were clustered into three areas with learning processes
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Respect: Vardy, vardy I say unto you, Roy’s got it horribly wrong!

There has been a lot of publicity and no shortage of opinion concerning Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy’s sending off against West Ham United. England manager, Roy Hodgson has come out publically in support of Vardy, exonerating him of the dive
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Don’t wait for a meteor to wipe you out, Re/Evolve and adapt now.

A recent study shows that the dinosaurs were already in decline 50 million years before the meteor strike that finally wiped them out. “We were not expecting this result,” says Dr Manabu Sakamoto, a palaeontologist from the University of Reading, who led the

Welcome to the Future: When ‘Gut Feel’ counts for nothing

There is a lot to be said for ‘gut feel’ or intuition and in select aspects of leadership practice more and more emphasis is being placed on intuition. William Duggan’s excellent book, ‘Strategic Intuition,’ being a case in point.  However,
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The gap between the ‘next generation’ of leaders & the current leadership practice.

The Problem – “Has my Boss heard this?” This is a commonly asked question on senior leadership development programmes and one that reveals a serious problem. There is often a disconnect between what the ‘next generation’ of leaders are being taught
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