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Shai Reshef: An ultra-low-cost college degree

 14th November 2014 by gihan

Online education

Education, especially formal education, is expensive. Or at least, it was expensive. The Internet is now making it more affordable than ever before, especially when people like Shai Reshef dedicate their lives to providing low-cost education More ...

Prevention Is Better Than Cure – But Only If You Do It Right

 27th October 2014 by gihan

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Our world is moving so fast that we don’t give ourselves much room to play safe. For example:

  • An unhappy employee can send an offensive tweet that reaches millions in a few hours
  • An online security breach can be exploited by hackers before it’s even discovered
  • Leaders can’t hide behind job titles, brand names and personal charisma when everybody can Google them instantly

That’s why the old saying “Prevention is better than cure” is so relevant today. It’s more relevant than ever before, because More ...

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Ideas With Legs – Innovation for Employee Engagement

 4th August 2014 by gihan

Innovation is an employee engagement strategy. Learn how to harness the innovation in your people to develop and future proof your organisation.

Most organisations have struggled with the idea of employee engagement – especially now, because More ...

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Ideas With Legs, by Nils Vesk

 25th July 2014 by gihan

Ideas With Legs

There are many books about business innovation, but few are as practical as this, which helps you take an idea all the way from something abstract in somebody’s head into the practical implementation in your organisation.

Broadly, Vesk breaks More ...

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Are You Embracing Change for Innovation?

 15th April 2014 by gihan

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I was interested to read a story recently about a cafe in Terrigal, just north of Sydney, that’s charging customers 50 cents extra if they are using their mobile phone while they are placing their order at the counter:

Cafe manager Luke Proust More ...

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Find Small Innovations That Make a Big Difference

 21st October 2013 by gihan

Most innovation doesn’t come from major breakthroughs; it comes from looking at things slightly differently and making small – but significant – changes.

Here’s an example …

I recently had dinner at the More ...

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