Women in Business | Diversity
"Men and women ARE different", Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox recently told me at an IESE event in Barcelona, (and I had to ask, "Can I quote you on this?". Her clear and direct answer was, “Please do!"). I couldn't agree more. Men and women are different. Otherwise, why would we need to have diversity in organizations?
Shell’s announcement that it plans to buy BG Group is an example of its approach to long term strategic thinking, its conviction that the world will take action to reduce its carbon footprint over the coming decades, and its opinion that the slide in oil prices is probably over
Last summer, I was lucky enough to be at the opening game of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium: the Levi’s Stadium. The most interesting thing was the stadium itself. One of the long sides of the field looks more like an office building than the usual stands in a stadium.
While in Lagos, I experienced what it means not to have a regular power supply. So I was happy to hear about "repurpose schoolbags", schoolbags with a solar panel that charges while kids are in school. In the evening, they can be used as a study lamp. This indigenous innovation was created by two South African women.
The rise of social media and online reviews may have turned yesteryear’s business-to-consumer marketing monologue on its head. But what has emerged in its place is an enriching conversation that can help you drive growth — only now with the consumer as co-pilot pointing the way to new opportunity.