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Creating an Environment of Innovation

This is the third in a three-part series on Innovation. The first part discussed the need for innovation, with examples of companies like 3M that have achieved success by continually innovating. 678 more words

Lessons For CEOs

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I recently came across the term ‘collaborative capitalist’, which was in reference to Margaret Heffernan, the author of A Bigger Prize. I have not read the book and so can’t really comment much. 838 more words

Wilful blindness about #climate change. Good thing #Manchester City Council is so amazing, eh?

This is from Margaret Heffernan’s very good book “Wilful Blindness: Why we ignore the obvious at our peril

Money is just one of the forces that blind us to information and issues which we could pay attention to – but don’t.

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Margaret Heffernan Quote

“In fact, the great strength of the Internet lies in this ability to develop and connect affinity groups. It goes beyond the connecting Tea Party members with other Tea Party members, and jihadists with jihadists. 176 more words

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The Value of Disagreement

While many see reaching agreement as the goal of dialogue and conflict resolution, Margaret Heffernan sees value in disagreement, even deep disagreements.  In this TED Talk, she gives examples and explains how disagreement can be a healthy thing for individuals and organizations.

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Fishing with dynamite: the big competition myth

Competition Vs. collaboration via science and cycling. Great article from the New Statesman.

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