Business Acumen – what is it?

The lexicon of the Financial Times defines business acumen as “keenness and speed in understanding and deciding on a business situation.” It goes on to clarify: “In practice, people with business acumen are thought of as having business ‘sense’ or business ‘smarts’.” … Read More »

Income/Outcome considered as a war game

Income/Outcome is a hands-on board game business simulation that puts players into C-level roles running their own business. They become entrepreneurial executives, their teams become corporate giants, and the classroom becomes an entire industry. Income/Outcome is a team competition that … Read More »

Euro 2012 considered as a business game

For the third time in four years we congratulate Spain for producing the winning team in a top football championship. The real delight in watching them is the quality of their play – clean, generous and highly skilled. They play … Read More »

Experiential learning – using fewer words

The Lifeboat Foundation, an organization dedicated to the analysis and prevention of threats to human existence, has a blog post on the reduction of richness and complexity in language titled A Future of Fewer Words. It interests me because I … Read More »

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