Posts Tagged ‘Google’

How to separate learning myths from reality

neuromyths2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Artin Atabaki, Stacey Dietsch, and Julia M. Sperling for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss misconceptions about the brain that are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. … READ MORE

The Nine Questions That All Breakthrough Innovators Ask

LinknerHere is a recent blog post by Josh Linkner. I urge you to check out the wealth of valuable resources at his website.

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From discovering new drug therapies to winning triathlons, … READ MORE

What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mike Yeomans for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality

Erin Reid, left, an assistant professor at Boston University, and Robin Ely, a professor at Harvard Business School. “These 24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place," Ms. Ely said. Photo Credit: Erik Jacobs for The New York Times

Erin Reid, … READ MORE

Thinkers 50 Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

50 InnovationThinkers 50 Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking to Take Your Business to the Next Level
Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

How does an organization establish and/or strengthen a capability for discontinuous innovation?

This is one of the volumes in a series published by McGraw-Hill Education and … READ MORE

Greg McKeown on “The Pursuit of Less”


Here is an excerpt from an interview of Greg McKeown by Frank Kalman for written Talent Management magazine. To read the interview, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, … READ MORE

Chip and Dan Heath on “Four principles for making better decisions”

Authors (and brothers) Chip and Dan Heath propose four steps for improving decision making. Below is an overview of that process, whose initials spell “WRAP.” It’s elaborated in their new book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Business (Crown Business, March 2013).


Michael Schrage: An interview by Bob Morris

SchrageMichael Schrage is a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Digital Business and a Visiting Fellow at Imperial College’s Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He examines the various roles of models, prototypes, and simulations as collaborative media for innovation risk management. He has served as … READ MORE

Greg McKeown: An interview by Bob Morris

McKeown-1Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. His writing has appeared or been covered by Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico,Inc. Magazine and Harvard Business Review. He has also been interviewed … READ MORE

How to Harness the Power of Discovery


Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Randy Emelo for Chief Learning Officer magazine. He explains why learning should be more like how Amazon or Netflix treat their customers. Let learners have a say in what they learn, and then push out additional recommendations … READ MORE


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