Life is a riskybusiness          TEXT: SATU RÄMÖ      You can use Toolbox materials at work, to link with your blog or whe...
We face crossroads everyday with more and moreoptions to choose from.              You can use Toolbox materials at work, ...
We face crossroads everyday with more and moreoptions to choose from.Whether you are planning a start-up, puttingtogether ...
We face crossroads everyday with more and moreoptions to choose from.Whether you are planning a start-up, puttingtogether ...
Learn toforecast better
Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable.
Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable.      Those who are good at predicting have at ...
Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable.          Those who are good at predicting have...
Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable.          Those who are good at predicting have...
Predict yourstart-up success
Predict yourstart-up success        Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators             stack ...
Predict yourstart-up success        Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators             stack ...
Predict yourstart-up success        Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators             stack ...
Predict yourstart-up success        Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators             stack ...
Predict yourstart-up success        Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators             stack ...
Predict yourstart-up success        Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators             stack ...
3   Find out your    financial risk    tolerance
3   Find out your    financial risk    toleranceBefore you start planning your personalinvestment strategy, you have to ha...
3    Find out your     financial risk     toleranceBefore you start planning your personalinvestment strategy, you have to...
3           Find out your            financial risk            tolerance      Before you start planning your personal     ...
Avoid beingthe weakest link
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link ininformation security     processes is the  human element.
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link ininformation security     processes is the  human element.    Follow...
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link in    Read the company’s information security                        ...
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link in    Read the company’s information security                        ...
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link in    Read the company’s information security                        ...
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link in    Read the company’s information security                        ...
Avoid being        the weakest link The weakest link in    Read the company’s information security                        ...
Pursueyourpassion
Pursueyour            Why do you fail          to have a great career?passion      Because you are not          pursuing y...
Pursueyour            Why do you fail          to have a great career?passion      Because you are not          pursuing y...
Pursueyour            Why do you fail          to have a great career?passion      Because you are not          pursuing y...
Pursueyour            Why do you fail          to have a great career?passion      Because you are not          pursuing y...
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  1. 1. Life is a riskybusiness TEXT: SATU RÄMÖ You can use Toolbox materials at work, to link with your blog or when giving a presentation – or forward it to colleagues. The background ideas are available in a variety of web sources.
  2. 2. We face crossroads everyday with more and moreoptions to choose from. You can use Toolbox materials at work, to link with your blog or when giving a presentation – or forward it to colleagues. The background ideas are available in a variety of web sources.
  3. 3. We face crossroads everyday with more and moreoptions to choose from.Whether you are planning a start-up, puttingtogether a personal investment strategy ortrying to avoid information leaks, you canfind out where you stand, decide the rightdirection and start making the moves. You can use Toolbox materials at work, to link with your blog or when giving a presentation – or forward it to colleagues. The background ideas are available in a variety of web sources.
  4. 4. We face crossroads everyday with more and moreoptions to choose from.Whether you are planning a start-up, puttingtogether a personal investment strategy ortrying to avoid information leaks, you canfind out where you stand, decide the rightdirection and start making the moves.Risk equals potential. You can use Toolbox materials at work, to link with your blog or when giving a presentation – or forward it to colleagues. The background ideas are available in a variety of web sources.
  5. 5. Learn toforecast better
  6. 6. Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable.
  7. 7. Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable. Those who are good at predicting have at least one thing in common: they recognize that their knowledge of the world is imperfect.
  8. 8. Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable. Those who are good at predicting have at least one thing in common: they recognize that their knowledge of the world is imperfect. Biases based on expectations or self-interest affect our analyses. The best way to understand the world is to take in new information as it comes and refine your own perceptions accordingly.
  9. 9. Learn toforecast betterWhen something is predictable,it is also designable. Those who are good at predicting have at least one thing in common: they recognize that their knowledge of the world is imperfect. Biases based on expectations or self-interest affect our analyses. The best way to understand the world is to take in new information as it comes and refine your own perceptions accordingly. Nate Silver, statistician, political forecaster, contributor to The New York Times Magazine
  10. 10. Predict yourstart-up success
  11. 11. Predict yourstart-up success Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators stack up against your peers?
  12. 12. Predict yourstart-up success Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators stack up against your peers? A benchmarking tool, Startup Compass, combines scientific study of the way start-ups operate with tools that help start-up founders improve their chances of success.
  13. 13. Predict yourstart-up success Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators stack up against your peers? A benchmarking tool, Startup Compass, combines scientific study of the way start-ups operate with tools that help start-up founders improve their chances of success. Evaluate your progress in relation to others in the field.
  14. 14. Predict yourstart-up success Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators stack up against your peers? A benchmarking tool, Startup Compass, combines scientific study of the way start-ups operate with tools that help start-up founders improve their chances of success. Evaluate your progress in relation to others in the field. Make better decisions.
  15. 15. Predict yourstart-up success Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators stack up against your peers? A benchmarking tool, Startup Compass, combines scientific study of the way start-ups operate with tools that help start-up founders improve their chances of success. Evaluate your progress in relation to others in the field. Make better decisions. Generate analyses that measure your key performance indicators against other similar companies.
  16. 16. Predict yourstart-up success Would you like to know how yourcompany’s key performance indicators stack up against your peers? A benchmarking tool, Startup Compass, combines scientific study of the way start-ups operate with tools that help start-up founders improve their chances of success. Evaluate your progress in relation to others in the field. Make better decisions. Generate analyses that measure your key performance indicators against other similar companies. Check out www.startupcompass.co
  17. 17. 3 Find out your financial risk tolerance
  18. 18. 3 Find out your financial risk toleranceBefore you start planning your personalinvestment strategy, you have to have an idea of your risk tolerance.
  19. 19. 3 Find out your financial risk toleranceBefore you start planning your personalinvestment strategy, you have to have an idea of your risk tolerance. By matching your portfolio risk to your personal tolerance for risk, you can sleep at night without stressing over your investments
  20. 20. 3 Find out your financial risk tolerance Before you start planning your personal investment strategy, you have to have an idea of your risk tolerance. By matching your portfolio risk to your personal tolerance for risk, you can sleep at night without stressing over your investments Dr. Ruth Lytton from Virginia Tech and Dr. John Grable from Kansas State University have developed a quizthat helps you determine your financial risk tolerance. Check out njaes.rutgers.edu/money/riskquiz
  21. 21. Avoid beingthe weakest link
  22. 22. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link ininformation security processes is the human element.
  23. 23. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link ininformation security processes is the human element. Following thesefour simple but vitalguidelines you canminimize the risk ofinformation leaks in your workplace.
  24. 24. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link in Read the company’s information security policies and guidelines.information security processes is the human element. Following thesefour simple but vitalguidelines you canminimize the risk ofinformation leaks in your workplace.
  25. 25. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link in Read the company’s information security policies and guidelines.information security processes is the Put thought and effort into passwords. human element. A password on a Post-it is an absolute no-no. Following thesefour simple but vitalguidelines you canminimize the risk ofinformation leaks in your workplace.
  26. 26. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link in Read the company’s information security policies and guidelines.information security processes is the Put thought and effort into passwords. human element. A password on a Post-it is an absolute no-no. Work computers are for work use only. Do not, Following these for example, try to download any applications onfour simple but vital to your work computer.guidelines you can Have a separate computer for home use.minimize the risk ofinformation leaks in your workplace.
  27. 27. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link in Read the company’s information security policies and guidelines.information security processes is the Put thought and effort into passwords. human element. A password on a Post-it is an absolute no-no. Work computers are for work use only. Do not, Following these for example, try to download any applications onfour simple but vital to your work computer.guidelines you can Have a separate computer for home use.minimize the risk of Be careful when sharing employer-relatedinformation leaks in information on social media. Inventive your workplace. companies have social media guidelines that show what work and employer-related issues can and cannot be published on the Internet.
  28. 28. Avoid being the weakest link The weakest link in Read the company’s information security policies and guidelines.information security processes is the Put thought and effort into passwords. human element. A password on a Post-it is an absolute no-no. Work computers are for work use only. Do not, Following these for example, try to download any applications onfour simple but vital to your work computer.guidelines you can Have a separate computer for home use.minimize the risk of Be careful when sharing employer-relatedinformation leaks in information on social media. Inventive your workplace. companies have social media guidelines that show what work and employer-related issues can and cannot be published on the Internet. Antti Herrala, IT Risk & Assurance Leader, Ernst & Young Finland
  29. 29. Pursueyourpassion
  30. 30. Pursueyour Why do you fail to have a great career?passion Because you are not pursuing your passion.
  31. 31. Pursueyour Why do you fail to have a great career?passion Because you are not pursuing your passion. The most important thing in having a great career is to find your passion and follow it.
  32. 32. Pursueyour Why do you fail to have a great career?passion Because you are not pursuing your passion. The most important thing in having a great career is to find your passion and follow it. “And passion is not the same as interesting. You don’t go to your loved one and say, marry me, you are interesting!”
  33. 33. Pursueyour Why do you fail to have a great career?passion Because you are not pursuing your passion. The most important thing in having a great career is to find your passion and follow it. “And passion is not the same as interesting. You don’t go to your loved one and say, marry me, you are interesting!” Larry Smith, Professor of Economics, University of Waterloo Check out http://bit.ly/donotfail
  34. 34. magazine 1/2013 Magazine of aalto University execUtive edUcation 1.2013 from early warning to early action 13 can you plan serendipity? 18 go ahead and jump! 27to read the whole magazine for free click here Is your business about to evaporate? Technology is shaking the foundations of healthcare, banking and other industries. Are you safe? 14

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