Source: McKinsey & Company – We all know that a personalized letter has more impact. Personalizing our marketing is also essential. McKinsey discusses three main shifts in personalization and how to build the necessary skills and capabilities to respond to them.> Read More
Source: Inc.com – We know the expression that the amount of work expands to fill the time available to accomplish it. This works both ways. The most productive countries actually have the shortest workdays. Take a look to on how to be more productive, but tell you manager what you are doing if you plan to leave the office at 4:00.> Read More
Source: Inc.com – Best Buy was dying a slow death as its customer base flocked to Amazon. That was seven years ago. Best Buy decided to focus on its competitive advantage - its people, and is now realizing the benefits of its strategic shift. Here is a great example of how employee engagement can build relationships that have a positive impact on the bottom line.> Read More
Source: Kate Raworth – Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics got together and launched a competition based on the 'seven ways to think like a 21st century economist' set out in Kate Raworth's book Doughnut Economics. The challenge that we threw down a challenge to university students: What is the 8th way to think like a 21st century economist? Here is the winning entry.
Here is a link to all the entries. Fascinating reading and listening...
Source: CNBC – Three simple steps (that any of us can use) to help us grow our wealth.> Read More
Source: LinkedIn – We hear a lot about how it is unlikely that Millennials will have a better life than their parents. Perhaps this line of thinking considers the glass half empty. Here is a glass half full perspective.> Read More
Source: LinkedIn – Advances in technology has many benefits, some that are already taking for granted. Have a read on how A.I. could help us with our healthcare needs.> Read More
Source: LinkedIn – Here a great lesson to share with your children to help them learn about the benefits of saving early and help them with better understand how even a little bit of money can grow into a significant sum over time.> Read More
Source: BBC – Maybe children hold the secret to longevity by playing in the mud, picking daisies and rolling in the grass. In our adult life many continue to play in the mud of by calling it gardening. The pleasure we derive from this hobbie, may indeed lead to a longer and healthier life.> Read More
Source: Thrive Global – Emotional intelligence is trending as the new IQ. How we react with in certain situations and manage emotions may be the key component to “cultivate emotional discipline”.> Read More
Source: Forbes – Spending time away from the office and engaging in socially constructive activities generates higher employee engagement. How Giveback Homes applied the TOMS model to provide impactful volunteer opportunities and get something in return.> Read More
Source: Investopedia – There are plenty of finance apps that make it easier to spend money. Here are several that actually help us to save money. Some of these are not available in Bermuda. One excellent app that is available in Bermuda for iOS is simply called “Spending”. This is an easy to use basic budgeting app that has powerful results.> Read More