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In the current climate of economic upheaval, organizations are finding a much needed sense of direction and optimism in Nobel Laureate economist Paul Romer’s practical and instructive advice. His surprising message? The future is not as bleak as it seems. Romer, a New York University professor who pioneered the endogenous growth theory, is a former Chief Economist…

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Businesses in every sector, especially global corporations, have been waking up to the fact that the only way forward is to convert to sustainable practices – mostly because, as the saying goes, there is no “Planet B.” As firms shift their focus from long-term growth to the long-term survival of their businesses and industries, many decision makers…

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While there were warning signs before the pandemic, its ongoing impact has highlighted the urgent need for a new and different kind of leadership at every level of society – from corporations, non-profits and small businesses to governments, NGOs and institutions. Developing such future forward leaders is at the center of former Princeton University Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter’s work…

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What makes a company culture “innovative?” We tend to think about the upsides of an innovative culture – the free spiritedness, tolerance for risk and failure – without considering where these qualities need to be checked and balanced. In his acclaimed Harvard Business Review article, “The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures” (January-February 2019 cover), renowned innovation and…

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The current crisis has people searching for credible leaders who can provide fact-based analyses, realistic forecasts and practical strategies for getting us to the other side of this tragic time. Four distinguished thought leaders currently tackling COVID-19 from their respective fields of expertise are advising organizations through this crisis: Global Pandemics Expert Larry Brilliant, MD Washington…

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What’s the best way for businesses to contend with the COVID-19 fallout? Think and plan differently going forward, says global economist and London Business School Professor Andrew J Scott. In a recent article, “Business in the Time of Covid,” Professor Scott offered sage advice to business leaders asking the question, “What now?” “Firms need to focus…

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Even as the number of known cases skyrockets, and with more than two dozen countries infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) just days ago declared the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global health emergency. Public health expert and pioneering physician Larry Brilliant, MD, a former WHO epidemiologist who was one of the leaders of the team that eradicated…

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New vaccines and a new White House administration are promising to finally lift us out of the crushing effects of the pandemic. Some people, however, are still questioning the safety and efficacy of vaccines that were developed so quickly. To dispel myths and set the record straight, these five renowned thought leaders explain what factors…