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They Are Smarter Than You Think They Are

 5th December 2017 by gihan

If you asked a random group of people for their general impression of a brilliant scientist, many of them would give you a stereotypical description: the lone genius working long hours in a private laboratory, labouring over his instruments until More ...

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Stop Thinking Jobs or Careers – Start Thinking Skills

 14th November 2017 by gihan

There was a time when young people entering the workforce expected to work in the same career for their life. But that changed, and now many people have multiple careers. In the future, this will become even more fragmented, with a focus on skills, More ...

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Shadowing: Your Surprise Secret Weapon for Leadership Success

 17th October 2017 by gihan

Help your team members step up by letting them “shadow” you in your job. This shows them how you spend your day, what you do, how you do it, what problems you face, and how you manage difficult situations. It also gives them the chance More ...

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The Busy Leader’s Guide to Building Skills Fast: Break Down the Walls

 19th September 2017 by gihan

In a research study reported in the Harvard Business Review, chefs in a restaurant made tastier food when they could see their customers. This wasn’t because the chefs felt like they were being watched (because the same result More ...

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Decisions, Decisions: The Fast Track to a High-Performance Team

 8th August 2017 by gihan

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Fast-Track Your Contractors

 25th July 2017 by gihan

In an ideal workplace, the perfect team would come together to work on a specific project, then disband after the project is complete, and another team would form for the next project.

That might be the norm for future teams, but we’re not More ...

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Power Up Your Team

 30th May 2017 by gihan

Nordstrom, the US department store, has one of the best employee policy manuals in the world. The entire handbook given out to new employees goes like this:

“We’re glad to have you with our Company. Our number one goal is to provide More ...

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How Millennials Will Lead in the C-Suite

 18th May 2017 by gihan

The Knowledge@Wharton podcast, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, features interviews with speakers, academics, researchers, consultants and other experts.

In this episode, former Aetna CEO Ron Williams and The Conference More ...

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Open the Door To Greater Experience

 9th May 2017 by gihan

Good leaders give their team members more information and knowledge than they need just to do their job. They know what’s happening in the rest of the team, the rest of the organisation, and even the outside world. But it’s not enough More ...

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Talent Everywhere: Four Ways To Build a Stronger Team

 2nd May 2017 by gihan

For most of the past 200 years, the workplace of the knowledge worker has been an office. It was the only practical option: That’s where teams could meet, that’s where the files were stored, that’s where the typing pool was located, More ...

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