Ideas Made to Matter Entrepreneurship

Saltwater cleaner wins 2022 MIT $100K

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The winner of this year’s MIT $100K startup competition uses solar power to convert saltwater into drinking water.

May 12, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

15 assumptions leaders should reconsider

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Time to take a fresh look at what customers want, how people work, and how to drive innovation.

May 10, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Leadership

Why distributed leadership is the future of management

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Managing the future of work requires a nimble mindset focusing on small, short-term wins, and a ‘cultivate and coordinate’ approach to leadership.

Apr 19, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

A new leadership model for digital initiatives

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Toyota’s digital transformation strategy lets executives lead new standalone companies but keep their existing roles. Here’s why it’s been successful.

Apr 14, 2022
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A ‘big, bold idea’ for better sanitary pads

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With its biodegradable, compostable sanitary pads, Saathi is pursuing sustainable and responsible manufacturing.

Apr 13, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

How to source, support, and scale grassroots climate solutions

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The 2022 MIT Sustainability Summit celebrated the power of grassroots solutions, examined environmental justice, and detailed ways local visions can align with global efforts.

Mar 22, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

5 lessons for effective dashboards

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Companies that succeed at digital transformation use dashboards to measure what value is created, and how.

Mar 9, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

MIT clean tech companies to watch

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From alternative fuels and next-gen batteries to compact fusion and carbon capture, here is a sampling of clean tech companies with ties to MIT.

Mar 3, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

How to boost curiosity in your company — and why

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Curiosity and creativity spur innovation. To build these skills companywide, emphasize questions over answers and create space for exploration.

Feb 8, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

How coastal cities can build climate resilience

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Business leaders and policymakers should promote adaptations now to mitigate climate effects to come, experts say. Here’s where to focus the energy.

Jan 11, 2022
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