Jul 25, 2014

How has the Knowledge Economy Changed Work?

There are disagreements on when exactly the knowledge economy began, but there aren’t disagreements over the fact that it’s here in essentially full force now. Broadly speaking, it means a shift away from industrial production methods focused on lower-skiled, repetitive-action workers and towards a technology-integrated, highly-skilled, mostly-creative workforce.

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Jul 21, 2014

Sharing Culture: A Huge Benefit to Your Business

At most jobs, from blue-collar to white-collar office, you need to achieve things within team structures. You can get more out of a team if they're invested in you, and you can do that by legitimately connecting with them where they're at (an aspect of humility, but also an aspect of "good listening," which is another often-rare skill).

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Jul 21, 2014

Leveraging Blue Ocean Strategy

You might have heard of "blue ocean strategy." It basically means this: rather than going head-to-head with your competitors on everything, carve out "blue oceans" of untapped market space.

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Jul 16, 2014

Handling Customer Service in The Modern Age

How exactly should an organization handle customer service in the modern age? Poor customer service has been linked to $83 billion in losses for U.S. companies so clearly it’s a very important topic.

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Jul 15, 2014

Could Hierarchy Die Out as Millennials Become the Primary Part of the Workforce?

Here comes the big question: as people born between 1982 and 1992 (vaguely the time period for millennials, which no one can really agree upon) begin to dominate the workforce, do styles of management need to change? Will millennials essentially destroy the idea of hierarchy?

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