Competent boards can no longer afford to put ESG—environment, social, and corporate governance—issues on the back burner. Companies need to learn from the mistakes of others and should ignore these at their own peril.
"Busting the following myths:
MYTH 1: Creativity is about artistic expression, and it is not a differentiator in moving business, politics, science, and society forward in a meaningful way
MYTH 2: Creativity cannot be taught: you either have it or you do not
MYTH 3: When a business loses its creative edge, the only way to fix it is to buy it
MYTH 4: Creativity is a solitary, heroic, and random act of individual genius. It cannot be managed because you never know where ideas come from, when inspiration will strike, who needs to be involved, and how to make it happen
MYTH 5: Creativity is not a competency that can be managed in an organization to evaluate performance and talent"
Even when you cannot be seen, your body language is crucial to how your voice sounds, and when your camera is turned off on a Zoom call, it is even more important. To fully engage the people you speak with, they need to see and hear the relevant emotions in your voice.
Keeping the customers happy and satisfied is critical to the survival of business in today’s ‘customer’s era’. Having a robust customer management system can help companies acquire new customers, retain the existing ones, and also convert potential customers to customers/consumers.
Successful negotiations are all about using soft skills to find the sweet spot where a favourable outcome can be reached for all sides. When people feel like they are being heard and valued, they are more likely to agree and cooperate in the process.
When it comes to employee happiness, 67 per cent of full-time employees with access to free food at work are ‘extremely’ or ‘very’ happy at their current job, according to a SnackNation study. Why should employers worry about feeding their employees? And then, why do companies like Google and Facebook use it as a way to attract and retain top talent.