Archive for September, 2014

The Values of “Insightfully Aware” Leaders

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The ability to identify and communicate values is critical to self-awareness and leadership development.

Source: knowledge.insead.edu

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The Values of “Insightfully Aware” Leaders

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The ability to identify and communicate values is critical to self-awareness and leadership development.

Source: knowledge.insead.edu

Very good article scooped by Kenneth Mikkelsen. Well worth reading about the ‘Values Types and the Personal Values System’ which shows the 12 Values Types identified too. 

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6 Creative Ways to Present Your Market Research Data

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Use these creative techniques of presenting research data better. These methods will help you engage with the audience better and bring research to life.

Source: insightrix.com

Some good ideas here to provide an interesting way to present research data.

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Where ‘phablets’ are concerned, Apple is playing catch-up | News | Research

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Large screen phones, or ‘phablets’, now account for 30% of smartphone sales in leading markets so when Apple launches its iPhone 6 it will be entering an already established market.

Source: www.research-live.com

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Where ‘phablets’ are concerned, Apple is playing catch-up | News | Research

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Large screen phones, or ‘phablets’, now account for 30% of smartphone sales in leading markets so when Apple launches its iPhone 6 it will be entering an already established market.

Source: www.research-live.com

A worldwide study by TNS shows that large screen phones have soared in popularity. Apple will have a tough launch for the iPhone 6 they suggest.

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Motivations and money-raising in a social media world | Features | Research

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The psychology of altruism helps explain why the ice bucket challenge and #nomakeupselfie campaigns became such social media phenomenons as Alix Barasch explains.

Source: www.research-live.com

Powerful results announced by ALS on the effects of the ice bucket challenge on donations which topped $100million in the past month. 3,500 times more than the same period last year! The psychology of the behaviour involved is fascinating. 

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Why You Need To Stop Thinking You Are Too Busy To Take Breaks

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Inside the science of why taking breaks can make you happier, and more focused and productive. Still think you’re too important?

Source: www.fastcompany.com

Food for thought for all of us.

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Brand loyalty affected by poor phone service | News | Research

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Financial services brands are failing to achieve an adequate level of customer service on the telephone with more than two thirds (68%) of people claiming to have had poor phone experiences according to new research.

Source: www.research-live.com

Interesting research related to brand loyalty from Smith and Milton that supports anecdotal comments that I hear from consumers about a number of services providers on their phone experiences.

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Viewers ‘driven back to linear TV’ by social media | News | Research

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Compelling content and social conversations are driving a resurgence in linear TV, according to research from Carat.

Source: www.research-live.com

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Viewers ‘driven back to linear TV’ by social media | News | Research

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Compelling content and social conversations are driving a resurgence in linear TV, according to research from Carat.

Source: www.research-live.com

Changing TV watching habits fuelled by social media according to a survey by Carat. Interesting finding on second screening too. 

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