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Thomas Davenport on the potential impact of augmentation

February 19, 2019

In his latest book, The AI Advantage, Thomas Davenport explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can become productively and profitably involved in the artificial intelligence “revolution.” He suggests that augmentation — smart…

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3 reasons why organizations make bad hiring decisions

February 19, 2019

Hiring better people, using a rigorous and formal process, leads to concrete improvements in your organization’s operations and financials. Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jaime Potter and Gunnar Schrah for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by…

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Stress Doesn’t Have to Short-Circuit Your Creativity

February 16, 2019

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here * * * When you’re stressed out, it’s hard to decide what to…

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Cal Newport on the power of decluttering

February 15, 2019

In Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Mostly Noisy World,  Cal Newport explains how and why the impact of technological tools on most people’s personal lives “is complicated by the fact that these tools mix harm with benefits.…

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Want to Be More Open-Minded?

February 14, 2019

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Open-mindedness at work — about new products, strategies, business models…

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The key lessons from “Where Good Ideas Come From” by Steven Johnson

February 13, 2019

  In Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson explores the natural history of innovation. He offers nine lessons to be learned. Here are the first three: Lesson 1: Evolution and innovation usually happen in the realm of the adjacent…

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When did people start living in cities?

February 13, 2019

  In The Origin of (almost) Everything, Graham Lawton and his colleagues at New Scientist explain what happened immediately after the Big Bang occurred. “Around 13.8 billion years ago matter, energy, time and space spontaneously sprang from nothing in the…

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Figure Out Which Data Skills You Need for Your Job

February 10, 2019

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here Data and analytics are increasingly important to how we do our jobs. But…

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The Quirky Secrets of the World’s Greatest Innovators

February 7, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by James Surowiecki for Strategy+Business, published by certain member firms of the PwC network. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * In her book on…

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Navigating a world of disruption

February 5, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jacques Bughin and Jonathan Woetzel for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription…

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