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Unicorns Need Unicorns

Unicorns Need Unicorns

The success of a company depends on its people. Period. However, in the current work environment, so much of an individual’s success depends luck, drive or having a good manager.

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Workplace Learning in a Virtual World

Workplace Learning in a Virtual World

As a college professor and cofounder of a development and training company, I am clearly in the education business. And, so are you. Workplace learning just looks a little different.

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The Biggest Myth About Soft Skills

The Biggest Myth About Soft Skills

Believing that you can excel in any career based only on your technical expertise will inevitably land you on a plateau. “Soft” skills have the power to unlock a new level of expertise.

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The Wonder Twins: Creative and Strategic Thinking

The Wonder Twins: Creative and Strategic Thinking

Have you ever gone into a meeting hoping to make a decision only to find yourself inadvertently brainstorming newer and more exciting options? You left the meeting energized, with creative juices flowing only to realize what you needed was a decision and what you got...

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Want to Learn Smarter and Faster? Pick Up a Hobby.

Want to Learn Smarter and Faster? Pick Up a Hobby.

What is Smarter Learning? I always thought I was good at learning because I was good at school. It took me a long time to realize that I was not very good at learning at all. In fact, I faced a lot of frustration when approaching new tasks and was more apt to repeat...

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Visual notes are pretty. Do they help you learn?

Visual notes are pretty. Do they help you learn?

Read on as I put learning preferences to the test.  I have been following the #studygrams study notes trend on Instagram and wondering if this visual note taking is just fun or if it actually helps people learn better.  This started me thinking about how I...

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Design Thinking and Philosophy

Design Thinking and Philosophy

The job of a philosopher is to connect ideas about how the universe runs – what is true – with how we should use this knowledge to run our societies.

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Where Will He Be?

Where Will He Be?

Meet Victor—he's the one waving. He's in Montessori 3, first year in school. So he should be in the school graduating class of 2030.  At the rate school curriculum is changing today, he will have more or less the same education I had in '54, and his dad, the rower, in...

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