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Leveraging the power of collaboration for a technology company

Tracing back to the advent of collaborationFrom the year 2000, a massive shift occurred quietly to most, but daringly to a few. A few large organizations saw the change that was occurring. In 2007, when I was consulting with a large $Bn technology
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A new year brings change

A new year often brings new beginnings.  I was intrigued to discover how one company used a novel way to motivate employees to think about new ways of doing things.Here is the approach practiced by Chiyoji Misawa, who founded the largest home
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Primacy of health

 Enough has been discussed about India on the cusp of economic transformation and “demographic dividend” being an advantage.While a high proportion of young population in the demographic mix has the potential to boost productivity and spur
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5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox

A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I was great fun to interview Robbie Bach, Co-Father of the Xbox, as part of UC Santa […]The post 5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox appeared first on John
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Perspective deserves a second look

A woman hired a bricklayer to build a wall outside her upscale home.  Talking with him while he worked, she was amazed to discover he was the brother of a brilliant concert violinist whom she'd recently seen perform.  "Oh, you're so
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Come on India, the time is now

  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” was the phrase coined by a famous author that enthralled us when we were studying English literature. Suddenly, we find this to be an apt description for the phase we are passing
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How To Get Work Done Without Stretching Yourself Thin – Pick Dave’s Brain

Could you pass the insanity test? This week’s question comes from David in Salem, West Virginia. He asks: I’m following your time management training program, yet often I find I’m putting appointments on my calendar and then not completing them—
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Friendships can lead to good working relationships

Two friends were walking through a dense jungle.  Knowing the dangers, they promised to stick together whatever happened.Suddenly a tiger appeared in the bushes.  One friend immediately turned and ran, climbing up a tree and leaving his
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Why are you afraid to say who you are?

Have you noticed that the vast majority of job applicant résumés say nothing about the person?They say a lot about professional aspects of the individual. Career experience is carefully outlined with names of companies, positions held and periods
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Shake that bad mood

A philosopher was sitting in the shade of a tree next to a beautiful small lake when a troubled young man approached and introduced himself:  "Sir, my name is Ben, and I'm miserable all the time.  I've been searching far and wide for a

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