This is a guest post:
By Michael Eckhardt
Managing Director @ Chasm Institute
That appeared on LinkedIn Today…Continue
Added by smarter-companies on December 9, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
I've been an entrepreneur all my life. I've failed as many times as I have succeeded so you could say it has been a zero sum game but really the failures have taught me more than any of my successes. I honestly can say that I have gained more from failing because failing has a way of making you humble enough to seek the advice of others so you avoid failing at the same…Continue
Added by Jay Deragon on December 5, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Added by Paul Hobcraft on December 4, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
There’s a wonderfully thoughtful new article by James Saft at the International Financing Review about a recent Fed examination of rise of both corporate cash levels and intangible capital.
It seems that
“Using a new measure, we show that intangible capital is the most important ﬁrm-determinant of corporate cash holdings. Our measure accounts for almost as much of the secular…
Added by Mary Adams on December 3, 2013 at 9:20am — No Comments
My entire professional life has involved selling ideas. Whether selling consulting services or pitching investors on new ideas needing funding the sales process has been a conversational discovery that never stops teaching lessons about life.
Selling an idea is hard work because well an idea is an…Continue
Added by Jay Deragon on December 3, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Earlier today Paul posted an item on the experiences of the Generali Group of Italy using Integrated Reporting. Does anyone else have examples of/ experience with companies who are using the IR format already - as part of the IIRC's pilot? I heard that the framework is mandatory in South Africa - it that correct? It would be especially interesting to see…Continue
The Generali Group, an international insurance company based in Italy, is a pioneer in bringing to life the Integrated Reporting “internally”. Here, Massimo Romano, who leads Generali’s group integrated reporting team, discusses the benefits that they are detecting.
Integrated Reporting helps us in defining a more complete value creation story to be highlighted to our investors, therefore we asked ourselves: why not use the same concept to drive a more…Continue
Added by Paul Hobcraft on November 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
In times of rapid disruption many assumptions do not fit with current market realities. Yet instead of understanding the new realities many organizational leaders continues to make decisions using the old…Continue
Added by Jay Deragon on November 26, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
INTEGRATED REPORTING PROMOTES A MORE COHESIVE AND EFFICIENT APPROACH TO CORPORATE REPORTING THAT DRAWS ON DIFFERENT REPORTING STRANDS
I’ve been working through the report from the IIRC entitled “…Continue
Added by Paul Hobcraft on November 26, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
I’ve just started working out of WorkBar in Boston. One of the many cool benefits of working here are the special programs for members.
On Friday there was a talk about coffee given by Equal Exchange (EE) based in Bridgewater MA. As I thought later about the…Continue
The news reports stories that convey the daily results of personal and organizational choices. The results show choices people make for themselves or for a corporation or an institution. When the choices produce bad or disappointing results it gets lots of attention as the media, new and old, dissect the underlying assumptions that led to the decision which produced the bad…Continue
Added by Jay Deragon on November 25, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
The word stakeholders is used a lot by businesses but to most people it sounds like something you'd use to hold a steak on the grill. But does it mean anything to business managers?
The stakeholder concept was first used in a 1963 internal memorandum at the Stanford…Continue
Added by Jay Deragon on November 21, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
We had our first big change to one of our open source products this week.
It‘s a change to our ICounts Canvas that was submitted by Mindaugas Cerpickis, an ICountant from TPA/IPR Plaza in Amsterdam. The changes are mostly related to format but they feel really big to us because they increase the understandability and usability of the tool.…Continue
Added by Mary Adams on November 20, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments
The UK Intellectual Property Office has released its final report on Banking on IP? The role of intellectual property and intangible assets in facilitating business finance. A summary of the findings is also available.
The report provides a comprehensive description of the state-of-play on the role of intangibles in financing in the UK. It…Continue
Added by Kenan Jarboe on November 20, 2013 at 8:24am — No Comments
When you have time (and interest) you might like to listen to these different views on Integrated Reporting.
They shorten down the understanding, offer quick value and give you a ‘sense of identification or not!
These are supplied by PwC to support their commitment to this
Part two on the momentum within the Integrated Reporting Framework (www.theiirc.org )
The next step of a Consultation Draft of the International <IR> Framework
According the website after a successful three months of engagement and the launching the Consultation Draft of the International Framework at events in 10 of the world’s largest…Continue
Added by Paul Hobcraft on November 19, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
How does the marketplace identify with your business?
Not knowing the answer to this question means you may not have a clear identity or you are allowing others to define your business. Not providing a clear identity conveys a lack of organizational purpose. Without purpose there is no opportunity to create unique and sustainable value. Unique and sustainable value is a lot…Continue
Added by Jay Deragon on November 19, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
The first of two posts on the future opportunity we will gain by working with the IIRC initiative. These were triggered by recent comments to me by Kenan Jarboe on this work, so I went to investigated a little further
How do we engage within our own internal organizational communities? How do we communicate our sense of purpose to the outside world? How do we integrate…Continue