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How Disney Solved Its Skills-Gap Problem

There are some valuable training lessons to be learned from Walt Disney’s method of developing world-class animators, but companies in China seem to be the only ones taking note. This month’s Vanity Fair magazine features an article on the cohort of animators, now in their 50s, who revolutionized the movie industry in the past

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Building a forward-looking board

Directors should spend a greater share of their time shaping an agenda for the future. Debate over the role of company boards invariably intensifies when things go wrong on a grand scale, as has happened in recent years. Many of the companies whose corpses litter the industrial and financial landscape were

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3 Keys to Unlocking Employee Talent

With resources limited and budgets tight, using every ounce of your employees’ talent is vital to your business’ success. While many entrepreneurs stress about running a lean ship, most are actually sitting on a treasure trove of untapped talent. In fact, if your team members are like the thousands of

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