This is a useful podcast on how to have an impact with CEOs: CEO’s work on referrals so you need to be networking and working in their patch You need to listen and not worry too much about getting your pitch across You need to be big enough to admit when you don’t know something…… … Continued
Hay group’s annual survey…. who tops it this year? http://www.haygroup.com/BestCompaniesForLeadership/research-and-findings/global-top-20.aspx
Another riveting TED talk on the value of local projects – to the bottom line, to the environment, to build skills. http://tinyurl.com/2f5qlf3
Daniel Pink talks about how our education system lags about 20 years behind what industry requires – now we need skills in conceptual thinking and creativity and not routines/standardisation and how to pass tests (particularly multiple choice tests). Listen here.
We like this organisation – it has many fabulous speakers. They are holding their conference in Oxford this week. TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along … Continued