We already have all the mature, sustainable and affordable technology we need in areas like renewable energy, water, food etc. So what has stopped us from already having a fully sustainable economy and civilisation?
Simply that we have a gap in our social technology. Globally slower innovation in social technology (how people work together towards an objective, and in how our markets work,) than in physical or chemical technology. We in tetraLD, along with a growing number of other people, have been saying this to our clients and (more…)
The UK is emerging from recession, but slowly. The British Chamber of Commerce (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11920548) has just downgraded it’s forecast for 2012 to 1.9%, from the 2.2% forecast in September.
The skills needed at work have also changed dramatically over the past few years. And they are going to change even faster as the wave of green jobs accelerates (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-11380865).
So business leaders who want to grow profitably in the coming decade will need to invest in training. Training for high performance in what you are already doing, and for many, training in completely new skills. For example, pharma today needs (more…)