Easy to use advice. Thirty minutes of time might have just saved me literally years of wasted effort and heartache at work.
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. A few of these endeavors have been very successful.
"Practical and helpful"
Global news and analysis from the BBC World Service. Join our leading team of presenters for the best interviews, features and analysis of world events.
Rattlesnake Selfie takes a gander at a loose raccoon in the New York Mets weight room, a bridge covered in so many insects they had to be plowed off, a man who tried to take a selfie with a rattlesnake, and the popular phenomenon of moss-viewing tours in Japan.
Each week on Marketplace Money, host Kai Ryssdal looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet. During the hour-long program, Ryssdal and Economics Editor Chris Farrell help listeners map out the course to financial well-being, offering advice on topics such as how to pay for college and whether to buy or lease a car.
The World is a US-based international news and analysis program co-produced by the BBC, PRI, and WGBH. It is hosted by Marco Werman.
Please Note: Charlie Rose will be on hiatus for the next two weeks, beginning Monday, August 24th and ending on Friday, September 4th. During this time we will provide content from our archives. Today's episode: A conversation with Hillary Clinton about her new book.
Orange is the New Black on what keeps her "Crazy Eyes" grounded - and wild fan run-ins...Indie rockers Yo La Tengo cook up a cover-rich soundtrack.
Please Note: Charlie Rose will be on hiatus for the next two weeks, beginning Monday, August 24th and ending on Friday, September 4th. During this time we will provide content from our archives. Today's episode: A rebroadcast of our tribute to Robin Williams....
On American Public Media’s Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O’Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next.
Emmy award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers". Each night, as host of his PBS program, Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance.
Rob Goffee, a professor of organizational behavior at the London Business School, and Gareth Jones, a professor at the IE Business School in Madrid, unveil a six-part agenda for executives who aim to give employees what they really need to be their most productive.
"Informative and relevant"
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance
"Important Points for Aspiring Business People"
Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.
"IT IS DRAMATIZED"
One of the secrets to maintaining a thriving business is being able to recognize when it needs a fundamental change.
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Must read for professionals"
A game of ‘murders’ at Sir Hubert Handesley’s country house party becomes far too realistic for anyone’s liking. First a guest arrives with a dangerously lethal dagger and then, when the gong sounds to announce the start of the game, the victim plays dead in a very convincing manner. Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn believes the unusual dagger is a vital clue to the real-life murder, and soon he’s on the trail of a Russian secret society.
"Quality radio productions. Thoroughly enjoyed them"
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's classic tale of horror. In her story, the birds become hostile after a harsh winter with little food. First the seagulls, then birds of prey, and finally even small birds all turn against mankind. The nightmarish vision appealed to Alfred Hitchcock, who turned it into the celebrated film.
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better
A full-cast BBC Radio Scotland comedy dramatisation written by Alexander McCall Smith. An Edinburgh couple on holiday in the Highlands discover that centuries-old tensions are still very near the surface. Starring John Buick, Kenny Blyth, Monica Gibb, and Paul Young.
"Laugh your way into understanding human history"
How cognitive limitations obstruct us from dreaming up truly innovative ways of doing business – and how we can overcome them....
"phenomenal loved it must listen again"
When Mole goes boating with the Water Rat instead of spring-cleaning, he discovers a new world. As well as the river and the Wild Wood, there is Toad's craze for fast travel and motor-cars that leads them all on a timeless adventure.
"Wonderful narration, not the full text though..."
A conversation with Lael Brainard, United States Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs in the administration of President Barack Obama. Next, a conversation with Daniel Yergin, author, speaker, and economic researcher.
Roger L. Martin, a professor and the former dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, writes about how a detailed plan may be comforting, but it’s not a strategy.
Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in Shakespeare's tragedy of love and power. As part of BBC Radio 3's celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in this brand-new production. Lovers, politicians, superstars... Antony & Cleopatra is Shakespeare’s late and epic tragedy of mature love, and the catastrophic fall from grace and power that it brings about.