inqiri’s First Live Tweeting Event

With the year quickly coming to a close, the inqiri team is looking forward to setting goals and strategies for the upcoming year. One of these goals is to continually find new ways to engage other like-minded individuals and organizations.

In line with this mission, the inqiri team participated in our first, “live-tweeting” event by tuning into a webinar hosted by Harvard Business Review. The webinar, “Calculating Success: Use Workplace Analytics to Revitalize Your Organization,” featured Carl Hoffman, the former Partner and Vice President of IBM’s Global Business Services group. It was an interesting first foray for the inqiri team to participate in such an event. With the exception of one other organization, the inqiri team appeared to be the only company taking the opportunity to live-tweet the event. While listening to Mr. Hoffman’s presentation, our goal was to produce thoughtful and meaningful contributions to the discussion. Continue reading inqiri’s First Live Tweeting Event

How to Decide Versus What to Decide: The Importance of Decision-Making in Business

The inqiri blog has spent the past two weeks talking about decision-making on the individual level. We’ve examined decision fatigue[1], a relatively new study about how the mind’s energy depletes after making too many exhaustive decisions. We’ve also looked at why some individuals are seemingly better at making decisions than others.[2] The inqiri blog now turns its focus towards decision-making in the business world. These decisions must be strategic. Without this directed thought, the consequences can have harrowing effects on the performance and success of an entire company. While this concept is seemingly straightforward, business executives by and large discount the lessons of decision-making theory. Continue reading How to Decide Versus What to Decide: The Importance of Decision-Making in Business