Coming Soon: Redefine Talent and Employee Engagement for the 21st Century

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Product Innovation Lessons from Google Glass Controversies

 Adoption of new technology is something that most startup entrepreneurs don't take for granted, but there is probably no new product  that is more controversial than Google Glass since the invention of test tube babies. In February, a woman in San Francisco was attacked at a bar for wearing the device as other customers reacted to their fear for intrusion of privacy. The debate over the … [Read More...]

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Product Innovation Lessons from Google Glass Controversies

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The Tesla Factor will not only disrupt the energy sector and make auto industry rethink their … [Read More...]

2014 Predictions (Part 1) – Industries and Innovation Trends to Watch

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Next Week

Redefine Talent and Employee Engagement for the 21st Century


As companies face an increased velocity of change and level of complexity, the biggest challenge for most organizations is finding and developing top talent. Companies and media often point to a growing skills gap as the main reason, but are we looking for the right qualities in our employees and potential candidates? What type of workforce is best suited to help companies thrive in the new competitive environment?

John Hagel, co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge, will share his perspective on this and discuss why boosting employee engagement is no longer sufficient for sustaining company performance. Before joining Deloitte, John was a principal at McKinsey & Co. from 1984 to 2000, where he was a leader of the Strategy Practice. He founded and led McKinsey’s Electronic Commerce Practice from 1993 to 2000. In this episode, we will explore ways to nurture employee passion.