Posts tagged 'Commerce'
By Richard Florida Excerpted with permission from The Rise of the Creative Class Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition, by Richard Florida. Available from Basic Books, a member of The Perseus Books Group. Copyright (C) 2012. The tectonic upheavals our economy is enduring are the result not just of ﬁnancial shenanigans by the global One Percent, but
In this video from Techonomy 2011 in Tucson, Ariz., Gary Hamel, director of Management Lab, challenges companies to let employees have the same financial and creative flexibility on the job that that they have at home. Why, he asks, can a woman in Bangladesh get a micro-loan more readily than the average frontline employee at
by ZAK STONE, Writer Some people have a lot of ideas. Inventor and chemical engineer David Edwards chronicles the ones he makes happen on his personal website—everything from text books he’s written to new companies he’s started. In the past, he figured out a way to make and sell “breathable” food, but his latest idea, and the
by Steven Kotler via Creativity: The Secret Behind the Secret – Forbes. In 2010, IBM’s Institute for Business Value surveyed over 1,500 chief executives about the most important leadership competency for this new millennium. Creativity was the across-the-board’s winner. No surprise, right. But this begs the eternal question: when scaling up your business, where in the heck does one find
According to Oklahoma Christian University student and Rwandan citizen Tim Kaboya, 43 percent of Rwanda’s population is younger than 14. Believing that today’s college students can inspire future generations, Kaboya and a group of Rwandan students at Oklahoma Christian are organizing a summit on leadership and entrepreneurship on June 23. The Rwandan Emerging Leaders and Entrepreneurs