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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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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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The Art of Active Listening

Original Post: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/art-active-listening-glenna-fulks/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3Bu47Sh%2FgOTu%2BSCqIkRUMu%2FQ%3D%3D Author: Glenna Fulks It’s absolutely true, listening is an art. And sadly, it has become a lost art. Few actually do it well. It would seem to be a pretty simple concept, but there are several deterrents that get in the way. Many of us are guilty of starting a conversation and putting a thought or question…
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HOW TO SUPPORT SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING IN A LEARNING ORGANISATION

Original Link https://3starlearningexperiences.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/how-to-support-self-directed-learning-in-a-learning-organisation/ By: Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner Employees must constantly learn, improve, and adapt to economic, societal and technological changes in order to not become obsolete – mostly because where they work continually change their work practices in order to be more productive and/or competitive. This learning can be formal, non-formal or informal (see for example Van…
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The Next Generation of Jobs Wont Be Made Up Of Professions

Original Link http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170424-the-next-generation-of-jobs-wont-be-made-up-of-professions Author:  Alina Dizik,  24 April 2017 To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik. When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on helping his…
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