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Three Big Leadership Clichés – and How to Rethink Them

Original Post: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/three-big-leadership-clich%C3%A9s-how-rethink-them-geoffrey-garrett/ By: Geoffrey Garrett When I was preparing to speak with a group of senior executives at Wharton’s recent CEO Academy in New York on what it takes to do their jobs, I was worried that my remarks would amount to nothing more than a litany of leadership clichés. Then it struck me, why…
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Heather McGowan: The Future of Work is Learning

Original Post: https://www.valamis.com/blog/heather-mcgowan-the-future-of-work-is-learning Heather McGowan Future of Work Strategist and sought-after keynote speaker on the Future of Work and The Future of Learning McGowan began looking closely at the Future of Work about a decade ago when she discovered through both her corporate consulting and her academic work advising university presidents that: things were changing quickly;…
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To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

Original Post: https://qz.com/1304343/to-increase-your-emotional-intelligence-develop-these-10-qualities/ By Christopher D. Connors   There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our…
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Here’s why your attitude is more important than your intelligence

Original Post: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/heres-why-your-attitude-is-more-important-than-your-intelligence By: Dr Travis Bradberry Coauthor of EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 2.0 & President at TalentSmart   When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).…
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The Trick to Learning When to Cut Your Losses

Original Post : http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180914-the-trick-to-learning-when-to-cut-your-losses By Madeline Grant 17 September 2018   You’ve popped down the shops to pick up some milk. Halfway there you remember that this particular shop is actually closed on Sunday afternoons. And as far as you know, there are no others open nearby. Still, you’ve already spent 10 minutes walking in that…
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The ‘deadly sins’ of business

Original Post https://www.bbc.com/news/business-43374755 Author: Ben MorrisBusiness reporter, BBC News Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionCarillion buckled under the weight of a whopping £1.5bn debt pile Despite ranks of highly paid executives and advisors, big companies can take decisions that seem at best baffling and at worst self-destructive. So how do such big organisations, led by well-paid chief executives and…
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Here’s how AI can make you better at winning arguments

Original Post: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/12/ai-can-make-us-better-at-winning-arguments-heres-how Author: Chris Reed Professor of Computer Science and Philosophy , University of Dundee Image: REUTERS/Mike Blake The ability to argue, to express our reasoning to others, is one of the defining features of what it is to be human. Argument and debate form the cornerstones of civilised society and intellectual life. Processes of argumentation…
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10 skills you’ll need to survive the rise of automation

Original Post : https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/07/the-skills-needed-to-survive-the-robot-invasion-of-the-workplace Author: Jeff Desjardins Founder and editor of Visual Capitalist Automation is coming to the workplace. Millions of jobs will be destroyed, but many jobs will also be simultaneously created in the process as well. For those in the workforce – or for those just joining it for the first time – the big question is: what…
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The huge benefits of working in your second language

Original Post: http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180525-why-using-a-foreign-language-could-make-you-better-at-work Author: José Luis Peñarredonda Working in another language can be awkward and challenging, but it has a surprising number of positive side effects. I recently spent four months working at the BBC in London, and English always sounded far smarter in my head than when it came out of my mouth. I often forgot…
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Why are so many firms so bad at handling social media?

original post : http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44110588 Author By Mark Ward   Why are so many firms so bad at handling social media? These days disgruntled customers can vent their spleen on social media instantly, but many companies are not handling these platforms properly, experts say. So what are the dos and don’ts of social media customer relations? There are…
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