Megacities: Developing Country Domination Leaders Are Thoughtful and Deliberate, Not Impulsive and Reactive

By Euromonitor International The trend of global urbanisation is in full swing, with the last 100 years seeing remarkable change in attitudes to city life. In the past, urban living was an infrequent occurrence; for instance, in 1900 only 15% of the globe’s population resided in cities. Nonetheless, changing consumer lifestyles and livelihoods have led […]
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4 soft skills you need to work on, and why

By David Sturt and Tom Nordstrom Would you rather have a co-worker or manager who’s a leader in your field, a true expert with great amounts of knowledge and experience—but isn’t much of a people person, and doesn’t get along with the team very well? Or would you rather work side by side with an […]
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Euromonitor Reveals the Top 10 Global Consumer 2019

By Euromonitor International Global market research company Euromonitor International unveiled today a new white paper highlighting the top 10 global consumer trends to watch in 2019. The annual report reveals emerging trends that provide insight into consumers’ changing values and explores how their behaviour is disrupting business globally. The top 10 global consumer trends in […]
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10 Golden rules of personal branding

By Goldi Chang Creating a personal brand can be a daunting, mythical task. And one of the easiest ways to get lost in the process is to not know where to start. Even Oprah Winfrey began by going through several style iterations on a small local show before defining her voice into one of the […]
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Great leaders are thoughtful and deliberate, not impulsive and reactive

by Tony Schwartz and Emily Pines You set aside the first hour of your day to work on a strategy document that you’ve been putting off for a week. You haven’t been disciplined about getting to it, but you’ve had one crisis after another to deal with in the past week. Now, finally, you’ve carved […]
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How to Take Criticism Well

by Sabina Nawaz Many years ago, I had the opportunity to run an organization. I was excited about the possibilities ahead of us and the goals we could realize. However, instead of receiving unanimous enthusiasm for what I thought was an exciting vision, some team members found fault with my ideas and judged me personally. […]
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Why inclusive leaders are good for organizations and how to become one

by Juliet Bourke and Andre Espedido Companies increasingly rely on diverse, multidisciplinary teams that combine the collective capabilities of women and men, people of different cultural heritage, and younger and older workers. But simply throwing a mix of people together doesn’t guarantee high performance; it requires inclusive leadership — leadership that assures that all team members feel […]
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How to turn a strategic vision into reality

by Kara Baski Too often, companies get lost in buzzwords that muddle a clear path for the future or offer vague platitudes instead of precise goals. Here’s a guide for turning vision into guidelines for action. “Strategy is a framework to guide critical choices to achieve a desired future,” said MIT Sloan senior lecturer Donald […]
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Stop Asking Yourself “What’s My Passion?” and Start Asking This Instead

By Lily Zang Whenever you’re unsatisfied with your job, people advise you to figure out what you’re passionate about and then just turn that into a full-time gig. Honestly, how tired are you of asking yourself, “What is my passion?” I’m pretty sick of it myself, and I’m a career counselor. (Am I even allowed to say […]
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How to be hardworking employee without the sacrificing your personal life

By Aby Wolfe Let’s be real for a second. These days, many of us live in a world of excess, where more is definitely better. We heap our plates full with seconds when we’re already full, overstuff a drawer with t-shirts we’ll never wear again, and ensure that we own at least 20 mugs. (I know, I […]
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