Confessions of a power couple

Repairing the finance and sales relationship in business is key to success, writes Kirsten Levermore [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Sales won’t listen to me, whines Finance. Finance doesn’t understand me, retorts Sales. It’s a classic relationship problem. And it may be why half of US chief financial officers and … Read more

When teachers learn

Professional teachers beat neglected facilitators every school day of the week, write Pim Pollen and Ben Laker Student-led projects and DIY learning strategies might have found new popularity in 21st century Education – but without professional, knowledgeable, engaged teachers, such strategies will see students (and schools) fail. Take heart, then, in our latest research: teachers … Read more

What will the Chief Financial Officer look like in 2018?

In partnership with The CFO Alliance, Dialogue invites you to participate in the 8th annual CFO Sentiment Study, helping finance executives shape financial and operating plans for 2018. Topics covered include: the economic landscape human capital growth strategy risk management the evolving role of finance, and more [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=””]COMPLETE THE SURVEY[/button] Your exclusive early insights Strategy has a greater role Early … Read more

Tell sick employees to go home

Sick colleagues showing up to work costs companies millions in lost productivity – not to mention the impact on the health of individuals and teams. Kirsten Levermore finds out what you can do to help even workaholics stay home We’ve all been there – the deadline you can’t miss rapidly approaching, the day’s pay you desperately … Read more

The Ikea payoff

  Customers are deeply attached to their own creations. Clever companies sell things that consumers can shape themselves, writes Dan Ariely [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The science behind consumer motivation is sometimes counterintuitive. You might think that consumers want you – the supplier – to do as much for them as … Read more

These guys just hotwired learning and research

  Cutting edge technology offers rapid-fire access to the best business expertise in the world integrated with tools to trigger discussion and craft your learning Remember the last time your boss or client asked you to research a key topic on which they were about to base a business decision. How did you approach it? … Read more