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TED Tuesdays: Why the Secret to Success is Setting the Right Goals

on Oct 2, 2018 2:16:53 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays
"We're at a critical moment. Our leaders, some of our great institutions are failing us. Why? In some cases, it's because they're bad or unethical, but often, they've taken us to the wrong objectives... How are were going to choose these wrongs?" - John Doerr   Venture Capitalist and Engineer John Doerr argues in this Ted Talk that in order for our institutions and leaders to change, they need to set Objective Key Results (OKRs) that combine both purpose and passion.  Doerr believes that OKRs cultivate the madness, and the magic is right around the corner for change in ourselves, our families, our school and our government. Are you prepared to set objective goals that include both passion and purpose to make a positive change?    Listen to this engaging TED Talk, recording in April 2018,  to hear Doerr's compelling argument settings goals that have both a purpose and passion to inspire success and positive change. 
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TED Tuesdays: Capitalism Isn't An Ideology - It's An Operating System

on Sep 11, 2018 11:29:00 AM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays
By definition, an ideology is rigid, structured and generally immovable. Operating Systems by contrast, are constantly evolving software interfaces that adapt and improve with consistent upgrades. Economist and Author Bhu Srinivasan argues in this TED Talk that Capitalism is less like an ideology, and more like an operating system. This deft examination of the past, present and future of the Free Market through the lens of technology is fascinating. Srinivasan is concerned about the coming identity crisis for the United States if we fail to inject flexibility into our understanding of capitalism. Are we prepared to make the necessary upgrades to our Capitalistic system to ensure a stable future? Listen to this engaging TED Talk, recording in October 2017, at TEDNYC to hear Bhu's compelling argument for a pliable approach to Capitalism in the new centruy.
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TED Tuesdays: How The Hyperlink Changed Everything

on Aug 21, 2018 12:20:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays
No one innovation has defined the internet more than the Hyperlink. This human interface device, ubiquitous today, has a long and storied history. Join User Interface expert Margaret Gould Stewart for an examination of the Hyperlink, tracing the history, functionality and necessity of this world changing advance in technology.
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TED Tuesdays: How To Build (And Rebuild) Trust

on Jul 31, 2018 2:07:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays
Trust - It's the foundation of human interactivity and a critical factor in business. But what do we do when Trust is broken? When companies loose the trust of employees, customers and/or investors, how can they begin the process of building back?  This inspiring TED Talk is marshaled by Frances Frei, the Harvard Business School professor who took a break from academia to help UBER overcome dark days. Take this crash course in trust - how to build it; how to maintain it, and how to rebuild it, and discover how you can make a difference for your organization by promoting authenticity, empathy and logical rigor.
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TED Tuesdays: The Hidden Force In Global Economics - Sending Money Home

on Jul 10, 2018 12:45:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays Financial Management Trends
While often overlooked as just small change, remittances to developing countries have significant social and economic impact. Economist Dilip Ratha, a migrant, himself, from India to the United States two decades ago and now a manager at the World Bank, says that these financial inflows are “dollars wrapped with care” because the money is used to pay for health care, housing, food, education, and business investments. But there is a dark side to remittances—namely the high cost of international money transfers. Watch this thought-provoking TED Talk, recorded in October, 2014 at TEDGlobal 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to better understand the importance of remittances and how making them safer and cheaper can further enable the sharing of prosperity between places.
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TED Tuesdays: How Data Will Transform Business

on Jun 19, 2018 2:40:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays Business Intelligence & Analytics
For decades, strategists have posited that business success requires large companies that benefit from econmies of scale and value chains. But a new force will soon dominate business strategy and transform business as we know it: the huge quantity of data sharable by competing groups. 
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TED Tuesdays: The Next Manufacturing Revolution Is Here

on May 29, 2018 3:02:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays Manufacturing & Industry
Global economic growth has been declining for 50 years, but this discouraging slide may soon be stopped in a surprising way: a new manufacturing revolution. Historically, times of significant economic expansion have been linked to large manufacturing revolutions - think steam engines, automobiles and high technology. After years of decline in global economic growth, Olivier Scalabre, an industrial systems expert, believes there’s a fourth manufacturing revolution on the horizon that holds the promise of global revitalization by bringing together existing manufacturing with large scale technological innovation. Watch this fascinating TED Talk, recorded May, 2016 at TED/BCG Paris, to get a fresh perspective on how major technologies are being incorporated into manufacturing arenas and increasing industrial productivity big time - fueling growth and producing smarter, better products.
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TED Tuesdays: How AI Can Bring On a Second Industrial Revolution

on May 8, 2018 10:15:00 AM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | TED Tuesdays
You may think that technology is taking over, but in the next 20 years, our drive to make things more intelligent will have a huge impact on almost everything we do. Guess what? The most popular artificial intelligence (AI) products two decades from now haven’t been invented yet.
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