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Think you’re great at multitasking? A neuroscientist says you’re almost certainly not

Original Link:  https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/12/some-practical-advice-from-a-neuroscientist-don-t-try-to-multitask/?utm_content=buffer84cb2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer Your brain isn’t designed for it. This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective results on everything from forming good habits to raising money. This week Earl Miller, a professor of neuroscience at The Picower Institute…
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Critical leadership skills, according to a global survey

Original Link: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/12/these-are-the-most-important-leadership-qualities-you-can-have/   You have to understand your employees. The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question: What quality does every great leader have in common? is written by Ray Carvey, executive…
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What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?

Original Post: https://hbr.org/2017/05/what-if-companies-managed-people-as-carefully-as-they-manage-money Author: Eric Garton Today’s executives spend a lot of time managing the balance sheet, despite the fact that it doesn’t represent their company’s scarcest resource. Financial capital is relatively abundant and cheap. According to Bain’s Macro Trends Group, the global supply of capital stands at nearly 10 times global GDP. As a result of capital superabundancy,…
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8 Signs an Employee Is Exceptional (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

Original Post https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/8-signs-an-employee-is-exceptional-that-never-appear-on-performance-evaluations.html Many are good. Some are superior. And a few–just a few–are exceptional. Here’s how to tell the difference. We can all spot a great employee: she’s dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader, and a great follower. She brings a wide variety of easily defined–but hard to find–skills to the table. Some employees, though, are exceptional. They…
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A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the most important choice you can make

Original Link https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/a-neuroscientist-who-studies-decision-making-reveals-the-most-important-choice-you-can-make/ According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the surest way to maximize happiness has nothing to do with experiences, material goods, or personal philosophy. It’s all about who you decide to spend time with. But “it’s not just advice to choose your…
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5 Ways to Build Self-Directed Learning (Udemy Artile)

Author: Jennifer Juo Original Post : https://business.udemy.com/blog/5-ways-build-self-directed-learning/?utm_source=marketo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=may102018-newsletter&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWVdWaU5qSXlNVFZpTVRoaiIsInQiOiJLemZrMlwvRlM1MnBrQ1l6YWJSWTU5MFllS2FzYjRQaHZ2eTZ4XC9ac1pGbUV3XC9TaUxjOTExS3ZnNXR4cWdLYmdlRXprNVwvTFwvNHpMd0RIN3hZV1ZsVE5nSHVTR0JBcFk0bGhmQ3c0ejhJeFF6NjNuK2ZGbU9KQ1U1c1lQR1NCM2orIn0%3D Rapid changes in technology mean continuous learning is critical 40% of employers are reporting major talent shortages, according to research from Manpower Group. There are a number of reasons for this, from the obsolescence or decline of certain jobs like parking attendants or bank tellers to the emergence of new jobs…
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Learning by teaching others is extremely effective – a new study tested a key reason why

Original Article: https://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/05/04/learning-by-teaching-others-is-extremely-effective-a-new-study-tested-a-key-reason-why/ By Christian Jarrett The learning-by-teaching effect has been demonstrated in many studies. Students who spend time teaching what they’ve learned go on to show better understanding and knowledge retention than students who simply spend the same time re-studying. What remains unresolved, however, is exactly why teaching helps the teacher better understand and retain what they’ve learned.…
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Is Corporate Training Becoming Irrelevant ?

    Author : Adrian Phang Original Link: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/corporate-training-becoming-irrelevant-adrian-phang/ Over the past couple of weeks, I have been reading the viewpoints of from both writers and those who comment on their posts about their frustrations with training providers. Having been in the learning and development space for over 10 years and armed with certifications in facilitation skills…
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