way to innovation

Innovation equals constant failure or just a new way of looking at it?

Professor Stefan Thomke discusses how past experience and intuition can be misleading when attempting to launch an innovative new product, service, business model, or process. Instead, Booking.com and other innovative firms embrace a culture where testing, experimentation and even failure at tried and true. Brian Kenny: The scientific method. It’s been around since the Renaissance. […]

Four predictions for the future of work

Stephane Kasriel CEO, Upwork I contemplate the future of work on a daily basis in both my professional and personal life. As a father of four children from four to 14 years old, and as a citizen of the world, I care about our future. As CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am witnessing firsthand […]

Adapting to the speed of change

Is emotional resilience a skill that can be taught to help the next generation prepare for the unpredictable workplace of the future? By Kate Stanton, University of Melbourne As automation, globalisation and technological advances dramatically change the nature and availability of work – how do you prepare people for the jobs of the future? A […]

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Disrupting corruption

Christine Lagarde explains¬†the important role of the International Monetary Fund in dealing with corruption – it’s not just about getting the bad guys, it’s also crucial for our young people, the economy and society in general. Why does the IMF care so deeply about corruption? The reason is simple. The job of the IMF is […]