1. New Briefing

    The Only Game in Town

    Author: Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Published in:11/23/2017

    The global financial crisis that shook virtually every country, government, and household in the world in 2008-09 gave way to a frustrating “new normal” of low growth, rising inequality, political dysfunction, and, in some cases, social tensions, so much so that the path of the global economy is likely to end ...More...

  2. New Briefing

    Understanding Waldorf Education

    Author: Jack Petrash

    Published in:11/21/2017

    Waldorf education aims at enabling students as fully as possible to choose and to realize their individual path through life as adults, and stresses to teachers that the best way to provide meaningful support for the child is to fully comprehend the phases of child development and to bring “age-appropriate” content ...More...

  3. New Briefing

    The Customer Service Revolution

    Author: John DiJulius

    Published in:11/20/2017

    Hundreds of organizations everywhere now seek to change the world by creating a customer service revolution. It’s a major part of their business strategy, as they distance themselves from the competition. However, for it to be truly successful, it is critical you understand what creating a customer service revolution really means: ...More...

  4. New Briefing

    Screen Time

    Author: Lisa Guernsey

    Published in:11/19/2017

    This book is mainly about of television and media's time and content on children. The studies on how children respond to content led us to ask: what exactly are our children watching? Can they make sense of it? Will they try to imitate what happens on screen? Could they learn from ...More...

  5. New Briefing

    Schools That Learn

    Author: Peter M. Senge

    Published in:11/16/2017

    The core idea of this book is simple: institutions of learning can be designed and run as learning organizations. In other words, schools can be made sustainably vital and creative, not by fiat or command or by regulation or forced rankings, but by adopting a learning orientation. This means involving everyone ...More...

  6. New Briefing

    Islamic Finance in a Nutshell

    Author: Brian Kettell

    Published in:11/14/2017

    The ongoing turbulence in the global financial markets has drawn attention to an alternative system of financial intermediation, Islamic banking and finance. This sector has so far remained on the sidelines of the unrest. The sector has grown rapidly in recent years and this new found prominence has raised many questions ...More...

  7. New Briefing

    Insight Selling

    Author: Mike Schultz John Doerr

    Published in:11/13/2017

    It’s old news that buyers have a lot more information about everything than in decades past. Also fairly well established is that today’s buyers are harder to reach, buying cycles are longer, and more decision makers are involved in every sale. Yes, buying has changed a lot, yet from the 1970s until ...More...

  8. New Briefing

    Hive Mind

    Author: Garett Jones

    Published in:11/12/2017

    Animal researchers, computer scientists, and occasionally social scientists sometimes use the metaphor of “collective intelligence” or a “hive mind” to explain group actions. Indeed, human society in every nation today is a form of collective intelligence, in which the accumulated knowledge of the past makes its members richer today, and in ...More...

  9. New Briefing

    How the World Sees You

    Author: Sally Hogshead

    Published in:11/9/2017

    On the day you were born, you already knew how to fascinate. Like breathing and swallowing and smiling, the ability to fascinate is a hardwired survival mechanism. Fascination is an instinctive form of connection. We all have this ability in some form. But over time, people can lose their innate ability ...More...

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