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Frogs, the Environment Around Us, and Innovation

The topic of disruptive innovation came into play during strategy discussions the other day … as did the anecdote about the frog and the boiling pot of water.   492 more words

Unlocking the Value of  Hidden Gems (SME's) in the Tourism Sector.

The theme for #INDABA2016 was “Putting you at the forefront of business success..” with a primary focus on small, medium and micro-sized enterprises.

The theme resonates with the goals of the event’s stakeholders to ignite economic growth in South Africa, with SME’s as a catalyst in this industry. 94 more words

Girls Gone Rx

“Would you say that you’re competitive? How competitive are you?”

Recently, I was asked this question during a reality show interview. It took me aback at first because it felt like a simple yes or no should suffice, but it’s almost more tied to your worldview than to your athleticism. 1,754 more words

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Competitiveness about more than costs says Unite

Union submission to Competitiveness Frameworks Review highlights need to diversify from low-wage, low-value-added sectors

May 19th: In its submission to the Competitiveness Frameworks Review being carried out by the NCC, trade union Unite has urged the National Competitiveness Council to look beyond labour, taxation and other costs and extend its focus to factors such as product quality, efficient management, workers’ participation and social cohesion.  271 more words

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Administrative Superpowers

Consider;  an executive without a desk, a zookeeper with animals but no habitats, an actor with no stage, a pilot with no cockpit.  Instead, the executive has a suitcase, the zookeeper has a large fenced area where animals roam intermingled, the actor has his body and the pilot has a seat in the economy section. 750 more words

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chezwhat reblogged this on ChezWhat? and commented:

I wrote this ten years ago. It might have something to do with why public classroom teaching isn't something I am in a rush to get back to...

The Stages of PVP Gaming

It’s that special time of the evening. Your water bottle is filled, an easy to grab snack food in reach, pillows fluffed, you’re ready to kick some serious butt in PVP. 296 more words

Video Games

5 Priorities for Competing in an Era of Digital Globalization

As digital flows command a growing share of trade and economic growth, executives must answer new questions. This McKinsey Report describes their latest research and quantifies the economic impact of this shift. 31 more words

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