Can CSR strengthen competitive advantage?

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India’s Companies Act now mandates thousands of Indian firms to spend 2% of their profits on corporate social responsibility activities. Many firms will see it as a liability, some as the chance to do charitable work.

Big fat Election jamboree- 5 Leadership and Life lessons

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Over the last one year and more so the last few months one has been watching the drama unfold. A large democracy at work, wheels within wheels at work, a time when the masses suddenly become important, when promises are doled out by the dozen mostly to be sidelined later.

Google Penalties: What your B2B & B2C Business Needs to Know

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Google Penalties: What your B2B & B2C Business Needs to Know (An Interview with Vertical Measures) Are you doing inbound or content marketing at your company? Have you been creating a ton of content but just don’t seem to be moving the SEO needle?

Leading in an increasingly complex environment

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Strategic thinking in the past few decades has been largely driven by tools and paradigms from economics and its sub disciplines. Such an approach has facilitated acute understanding of positional power in terms of developing and retaining competitive advantage and the competencies required to

4 books every aspiring startup founder should read

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To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to be able to juggle several hats at the same time. Identifying a problem and developing a scalable solution is the easy bit.

Learn How To Build Character: Visit Camp Winadu

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Camp Winadu’s 90-year anniversary is just around the corner so they must be doing something right.

5 Habits Of Truly Disruptive Leaders

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On its face, leadership's goals don't seem to line up with dictionary definitions of disruption.

Uncertain Retail Markets Require Change

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Recent news paints a rocky road for retailers. All one needs to do is look at the activity in layoffs to see what retailers and product manufacturers are feeling. About 2,500 headquarters jobs at have been cut this year, Walmart/Sam’s Club could lay off 1,000 at corporate, lays off 675 peop

How a Dirty Mind Hurts Productivity

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Have you ever noticed how quickly productivity plummets when you’re just thinking about your mushrooming to-do list? Well, all that mental clutter is just another dirty word for chaos. So today we’re going to get your mind out of the gutter by focusing on exactly how to stay on point.

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

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I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.   I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how "busy" I was and how much I "had to do". Sound famili