The Words Matter Movement
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The Words Matter Movement

The Words Matter Movement involves being a practitioner of careful, thoughtful and deliberate positive communication. It is so easy to speak without thinking. To not genuinely listen and connect with people. When words are used in the wrong way it can be devastating. Words are container of power. So, how are you using yours? Words…

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION & OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE KEY CHALLENGES
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BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION & OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE KEY CHALLENGES

Operational Excellence Key Challenges Speed and the ability to adapt to changing market conditions are a significant challenge for business. The threat of new competition (the #1 driver), rising customer expectations, expanding markets, and digitalization are the key drivers of change. These are driving force behind the every increasing need for Operational Excellence, especially for…

What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages
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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

The technology-driven world in which we live is a world filled with promise but also challenges. Cars that drive themselves, machines that read X-rays, and algorithms that respond to customer-service inquiries are all manifestations of powerful new forms of automation. Yet even as these technologies increase productivity and improve our lives, their use will substitute for some…

How Apple built a chip Powerhouse
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How Apple built a chip Powerhouse

Steve Jobs long believed Apple should own the technologies inside its products rather than rely on mashups of components from other chip makers, including Samsung, Intel and Imagination Technologies. In 2008, the company made a small but significant step in that direction by acquiring boutique chip maker P.A. Semi. Two years later, Jobs unveiled the iPad….