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Business people often understand globalization better than anyone else—the products, services and capital-converging economics, politics and society—but they are often so preoccupied in the competitive struggle for profits to consider the wider picture, failing to recognize that the biggest challenges cross the boundaries of the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
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Preparing the next generation of global leaders is a vital task. Recently, APCO's Paris office had the opportunity to help do just that.
I had the great opportunity to attend Cannes Lions this year and be part of this indescribable experience by participating in the Cannes Young Lions Competition – an opportunity that was given to me and my partner after we came in first place at the national Young Lions Competition for young consultants in Germany.
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Jul 24, 2015
The transition from the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the new 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—to be ratified at the UN General Assembly in September—is a significant milestone in the global development agenda.
Whenever I play golf – which, unfortunately, isn’t as often as I would like – I slather on sunscreen to protect my skin from the sun’s potentially damaging UV rays. But I’ve noticed recently that, while golf courses sell sunscreen in the pro shop, a growing number of them are also harnessing those same solar rays to generate electricity.
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The reason we incessantly discuss ideas is because there are so few good ones. Sometimes we blame this on the fact that all the best ideas have been had, and the next great breakthrough is far away, a bit like an unbearable bar room bore murmuring, “I have the misfortune to be living too late to explore the earth and too early to explore the stars”.
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The second edition of our TradeMarks study shows that while there have been some changes among characteristics regarding the impact on perceived effectiveness, performance and outcome measures are stable.