The Future of Business Innovation

General Electric recently polled 1,000 business leaders in a dozen countries to get a sense for where business innovation is headed. The results? Companies must brace for big changes.

What do the world's business leaders see as the future of innovation? "Three-quarters of executives said the way companies innovate in the 21st century will be totally different than the way they’ve innovated in the past. Most important, the rules and expectations of innovation are changing globally in three main ways. First, partnership is sacrosanct (86 percent of execs said innovation is about partnership rather than a single organization’s success). At G.E., there was a time when we believed we could solve the world’s problems on our own. That’s just not how the world works anymore."

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A new study shows choosing to be active is a lot of work for our brains. Here are some ways to make it easier.

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There's no shortage of science suggesting that exercise is good for your mental as well as your physical health — and yet for many of us, incorporating exercise into our daily routines remains a struggle. A new study, published in the journal Neuropsychologia, asks why. Shouldn't it be easier to take on a habit that is so good for us?

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A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.

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Why American history lives between the cracks

The stories we tell define history. So who gets the mic in America?

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  • Including different voices can paint a more full and vibrant portrait of America. Which is why more walks of American life can and should be storytellers.
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