Most companiesbelieve innovation is the key to generating new revenue and creating long term sustainable growth. Business leaders also agree company culture is a critical factor to successfully creating innovative products and services. However, even though the vast majority of CEO’s say innovation is a top business priority, only a small fraction are successful. Dig a little deeper and only about 22% of CEOs say they actually have metrics tied to innovation according to a McKinsey study.
It’s not that absurd of a question. And, it may be one you hear soon.
Libraries are an institution. They’re part of the fabric of most cultures. But are they still relevant? Or, are they going to go the way of Blockbuster?
Historically libraries were the source of most information. The amount of information was limited to the physical size of the library itself. The result is that information was precious and hard to access. Today we carry an infinite amount of information in our pockets on our smart phone. Information has gone from precious to ubiquitous. So, if the measure of relevancy is purely information, libraries’ time has long since passed.
Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the bestselling books, Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and Leadership 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart® - a consultancy that serves more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies. He will demonstrate why emotional intelligence is the key to great leadership and how to increase the adaptive leadership skills that set great leaders apart.