Change

Are Dumb Rules Killing Innovation in Your Company?

Innovation is the process of coming up with new ideas and/or putting together existing ideas, products or services in new and different ways to achieve value. In order to do that, we sometimes have to first get rid of the obstacles that are getting in the way. One quick and simple method for eliminating barriers…

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Big-Time Change Ahead for College Campuses

Last week I wrote about how disruptive innovation from mobile technologies is turning the banking industry upside down. Now it’s higher education’s turn. As a parent footing the bill for a college student, I say it’s about time! An article in the Wall Street Journal reports that since 1990, the cost of attending college has…

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Your Phone is Now Your Bank: Are You Ready for Disruptive Innovation?

Does your bank fit inside your cell phone? If not, it soon will. And if today’s banks don’t come to terms with this fact very soon (as in starting yesterday), they may no longer exist in 10 or even five years. How’s that for disruptive innovation? I just finished reading Bank 3.0 —Why Banking Is…

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Prepare to Be Disrupted

A few months back, I wrote about how the current cycle of tech disruption is significantly faster and broader than previous cycles. As a result, new products and technologies are causing us to re-imagine almost everything we do in business and in daily life. Well, prepare to be disrupted, starting with where you spend most…

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Slowing Down to Go Fast

Twenty-five years ago, fax machines – which took minutes to transmit one page of data and print it out on wax paper in barely legible text — were considered the height of communications technology. These big, bulky devices had to be plugged into an electrical outlet in order to function, and were not very portable….

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Behavioral Interview Questions Library

The purpose of behavioral interviewing is to assess the degree of fit for both the candidate and the company. Research shows an 80% success rate for predicting future performance and success when a comprehensive behavioral interviewing approach is effectively utilized, second only to on-the-job observation, such as an internship. Assessing a candidate based on responses…

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