Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.
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It's not news that globalization and ever-faster technological innovation have increased the pace of change exponentially. Existing change models were devised to deal with individual changes, one by one, but that's not a luxury leaders have any more. Bill Pasmore, senior vice president at the Center for Creative Leadership and a professor at Columbia University, offers a four-part model that will allow leaders to deal with multiple changes simultaneously without drowning in the churn.
This speech walks you through the process of improving your life using the Japanese principle of Kaizen. In the past you might have found yourself attempting major lifestyle overhauls, and chances are good that those attempts ended in failure. Find out how Kaizen teaches you to make small changes that add up to major upgrades over time.
Eventually every job and every business will become irrelevant. According to Jason Jennings, the past few decades have seen unprecedented shifts: former third-world nations have transformed themselves into high-tech manufacturing powerhouses; technology has democratized business and increased competition in ways never before seen; and customers, used to getting exactly what they want when they want it, are no longer beholden to the corporate giants.
In Build for Change, Pegasystems CEO Alan Trefler shows exactly what companies can do to turn the coming "customerpocalypse" into one of the biggest business opportunities of the decade. The newest generation of consumers is turning customer-relationship management on its head.
Everything you ever wanted to know about CGM (but didn't know to ask)! Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), the revolutionary technology that's poised to completely change diabetes care, gives you a unique peek beneath your skin, revealing what your blood sugar is doing-day and night and night and day. Beyond Fingersticks covers the history, science, biology, and technical details behind these systems. The author has left no stone unturned in helping you cope with the nuts and bolts of daily living with CGM systems.
It's time for Eddie to go through the big maze! But how will he do it without any friends or self-confidence? In this exciting story, children will follow along with Eddie, through his eyes. Children and parents will also find special Theel questions to help the talk about their thoughts and feelings. And, who knows, maybe parents will learn something too in The Continuous and Amazing Adventures of Eddie the Edgy Elephant: Adventure 60,259 The Big Maze.
Senior year finds Ade and his girlfriend, Vauxhall, deeply in love, indulging themselves with wild dates and exploring their newly strengthened abilities. Only Ade isn’t as happy as he should be. He’s got an itch that he can’t seem to scratch and it has everything to do with his joining the Pandora Crew, a group of radical oracles hell-bent on disturbing the peace, performing Jackass-style stunts, and spreading the mayhem.
Paul A. Laudicina, chairman of A.T. Kearney, joins us on Edgewise to discuss the transformation of the company, from subsidiary of a global service firm to a management owned company, and many of the lessons he learned along the way. Paul shares the steps he took to rebuild the company's business model and reconstitute the organization.