Talking Points

Managing Innovation

Managing Innovation

The importance of innovation cannot be over emphasised in today’s world. Entrepreneurship is all about innovation. But how can we harness it correctly in what we do?

June 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
Bubble 2.0 in the making?

Bubble 2.0 in the making?

Recent gravity defying valuations of social network companies like Facebook and Twitter have raised some eyebrows. Are internet companies making a comeback? Or just hot air?

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Vorsprung Durch Companies

Vorsprung Durch Companies

Be nimble, be focused, be excellent at what you do. Those are the characteristics of the Mittelstand companies. They are very specialised, small and do what they do so well that they are sometimes the only option available.

April 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Electric Cars today are mostly coal-powered

Electric Cars today are mostly coal-powered

It isn’t immediately obvious that electric cars today are mostly coal-powered. Read more to find out why this is meant to jolt your thinking patterns.

April 3, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More

How We Can Do Good

Managing dengue using mobile phones

Managing dengue using mobile phones

How Pakistan’s second largest city managed to control their mosquito problem using mobile phones – and had other positive effects.

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An Illuminating Social Enterprise

An Illuminating Social Enterprise

The Luminance! Youth Art Light Festival was on at Singapore *SCAPE from 23 June – 1 July 2012.

June 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
How Social Business create Change

How Social Business create Change

Getting involved in Grameen Danone also affected how Danone employees and shareholders see the world. Read how helping malnourished children in Bangladesh changed their perspective.

February 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Social Change and the Impact of Technology

Social Change and the Impact of Technology

Social change can be effected by many kinds of technologies, high-tech or otherwise, and be used in many forms. How the technology is applied makes the difference.

October 26, 2011 | By | Reply More

How We Can Do Well in Business

The single most powerful tool available to the CEO

The single most powerful tool available to the CEO

Performance appraisals are one of the most under appreciated tools available to the company, particularly for smaller or start-up companies. Yet they can be the most powerful.

July 29, 2012 | By More
How to start a Business

How to start a Business

Even before we have a business plan, we have to have a plan to do business. We list five areas to think about before starting your own business.

March 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
When is a business viable?

When is a business viable?

How to assess a business’ viability, particularly that of a start-up? How do you know if a business proposal is viable? Is it market size? Or what IP it owns? It is much simpler than that.

July 13, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
What is product positioning?

What is product positioning?

Learn about product positioning and how to create your marketing message in this briefing. A walk along the subway can be very instructive.

June 21, 2011 | By More