If you want to stay competitive and grow your business, work with the best talent you can find. How do you do that? Motivate the talent already in your organization.
In the latest installment of Big Think Edge, Efrat Peled, the Chairman and CEO of social responsibility investment firm Arison Investments, explains how to motivate your team and harness the brain power within your organization.
“I think in order to motivate people today you need to first believe in them,” says Peled. “Believe and understand that, with all the consulting groups in the world and with all the, you know, knowledge that you can outsource, the best brainpower usually exists in the organization.”
Stop looking outside of your company for experts. There’s an abundance of knowledge inside companies, but how do you leverage the knowledge inside your organization?
From compensation to establishing the right structure, in this exclusive workshop for Big Think Edge, Peled shares her insights and strategies for motivating employees. Here's a preview of that workshop, which you can sign up for now by subscribing to a 14 day free trial to Big Think Edge:
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It's one of the most consistent patterns in the unviverse. What causes it?
- Spinning discs are everywhere – just look at our solar system, the rings of Saturn, and all the spiral galaxies in the universe.
- Spinning discs are the result of two things: The force of gravity and a phenomenon in physics called the conservation of angular momentum.
- Gravity brings matter together; the closer the matter gets, the more it accelerates – much like an ice skater who spins faster and faster the closer their arms get to their body. Then, this spinning cloud collapses due to up and down and diagonal collisions that cancel each other out until the only motion they have in common is the spin – and voila: A flat disc.
Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic manages to show both the size and distribution of world religions.
- At a glance, this map shows both the size and distribution of world religions.
- See how religions mix at both national and regional level.
- There's one country in the Americas without a Christian majority – which?
Do you have a magnetic compass in your head?
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