The future is about creating networks with other companies to innovate together to create value, recognising that the leverage of several companies working together can be so much more powerful than going it alone.
A Revolution which aims to inspire businesses - large, medium, small, micro, and entrepreneurs - to join forces, in a united effort to imagine new products and services with potential of disrupting the institutional model of long term care; a model which is currently not fit for purpose
Just as with cholera and scurvy, today's business leaders need to embrace new ways of doing business in order to survive.
You know how low the success rates are for startups. Make yourself as valuable to your business as you possibly can and you'll end up making your self more employable outside of it. Doing so also helps drive your business forward.
Surprise your customers with something new, and suddenly you'll capture attention. The impact of this surprise innovation is always greatest with traditional brands, simply because no one expects it.
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Don't be afraid to be open and ask your employees why they are still around and why they still work for you. The insight you gather from this exercise could be the difference between your staff thinking 'new year new career' or 'new year I'm happy here'.
Perhaps historically divorce did lead to a greater reliance on institutional care but why should it be that way in the future? In fact, rather than assuming an outcome, shouldn't the report's authors have investigated the other options available and how we can prevent older people from entering formal care?
It's simple: "The only way of living in a free society is to feel that you have the right to say and do stuff." Said Salman Rushdie. Go figure. Let truth and falsehood grapple. How do we know what is right if we don't know wrong and the case that is made for wrong. Ideas may be distasteful and deeply disagreeable, but we cannot airbrush and disappear that and those people that we disagree with.