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Shireen Qudosi

Innovation in Thought Leadership a Coveted 2015 Business Goal

Jan 29 2015, 03:00 AM by

Innovation in Thought Leadership a Coveted 2015 Business Goal If innovation is the ability to think and create differently, then the 2015 business challenge is to push it out of business practices and into the realm of business campaigns. In the New Year, it’s not just good enough to be innovative in your day-to-day business – nor is it enough to innovate internally with business practices in either creativity or productivity. The new frontier of innovation is thought leadership. It’s about pushing outside of your business to see how you can be creative and think differently as a thought leader.

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Shireen Qudosi

In 2015, the Challenge is Increasing Productivity without Losing Your Soul

Jan 28 2015, 03:00 AM by

In 2015, the Challenge is Increasing Productivity without Losing Your Soul We’ve all heard the tired workplace phrases like “optimize your time” and “prioritize your tasks,” and you’ve especially heard this if you’re in a bustling start up with a mountain of work teetering toward an avalanche. The challenge we’re faced with is to perform the impossible, to prioritize our time and optimize tasks when there just aren’t enough work hours in the day. If you factor in meetings, fielding questions, answering email and so on, the fact remains that you have a pretty limited bandwidth in which to actually work. And with productivity being a relentless buzzword in 2015 as it was in 2014, the question I predict that is going to run the gauntlet this year is: how do you increase productivity without losing your soul?

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