When it comes to social media, companies often take a spontaneous approach: they have a product or service and post things that are relevant to said product or service. Now, it could be worse, i.e not being present on social media at all, but it could most definitely be better. Social media is a powerful tool which, when harnessed properly, can be used to drive more potential clients to your brand. And more clients = more potential sales or a larger network.
One of the most important business skills is being able to ask good questions. Asking the right questions will lead you down a useful exploration of thought and research, while asking the wrong questions will lead to conclusions that are either false or irrelevant.
In an intriguing film on hbr.com, innovation specialist Tony McCaffrey argues that traditional brainstorming sessions are a waste of time. Why? Because having groups sharing ideas is inefficient compared to people working on their own. Moreover, the usual brainstorm scenario privileges extroverts while the ideas of introverts are rarely heard. So is it time to cease group idea generation?Read More