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Bringing the human element and complexity thinking to rebuilding resilience in Puerto Rico

Dave Snowden

Cognitive Edge, through the Cynefin Centre, is part of an exciting project team funded by a United States National Science Foundation grant.

Qantas Airways CEO Delivers A Great Example Of Love-Based Leadership

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Irishman Alan Joyce is the CEO of Qantas Airways, the $16 billion company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. For more than ten years as CEO, Joyce. Dan's Related Posts: Lessons In Culture From United Airlines.

connected thinking

Harold Jarche

“… it’s easy, and it’s seductive, to assume that data is really knowledge. Or that information is, indeed, wisdom. Or that knowledge can exist without data. And how easy, and how effortlessly, one can parade and disguise itself as another.

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Impact of an Aging Population on Economic Growth and Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The world has been stuck in an era of slow economic growth over the past decade. Top economists and policy makers have proposed a number of explanations for the economic slowdown, but in the end, there’s no consensus on the reasons, on how long the slowdown will likely last, or on what to do about it. Economic growth has two main components, productivity growth and the growth of the labor force.

Better Benchmarking

Clark Quinn

I was on a phone conversation and was asked whether I compared my clients against others in the business to help them figure out where they’re at. E.g. do I offer my partners the chance to benchmark. And after a bit of thought, I said that no, I didn’t, and explained why.

I’m Raising A 13-Year-Old Boy And It’s F*&^ing Hard

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: I’m only two months into being CEO of The Pontefract Group, but so far it feels as though running a company is far easier than. Dan's Related Posts: Why I’m Currently Only Writing About Gord and the Hip. Technology Was Supposed To Save Us. It Hasn’t. In Honour of Ada Lovelace. Please Don’t Let There Be Anonymity After Death. What John Lennon Taught Me About Thinking. Thanks for reading.

constant outrage

Harold Jarche

Many of us are getting depressed and pessimistic about the state of society, whether it be the big one — climate change — or the many smaller problems facing us — populism, extremism, anti-science movements, xenophobia, etc.

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Chasing Technology Good and Bad

Clark Quinn

I’ve been complaining, as part of the myths tour, that everyone wants the magic bullet. But, as I was commenting to someone about opportunities, there are huge tech opportunities we’re missing. How can I have bit both ways?

Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth Kanter

Last week I presented a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference called “ Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact ,” with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice. We each tackled a different aspect of resilience.

elites are bad

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. chriscorrigan — “ Elites are bad : to the left, elites are those with money. To the right, elites are those with education.

Conditioning

Euen Semple

When I was a young teenager one of our neighbours worked for a "sporting goods" company. When I visited his son we pored over their catalogue which included air rifles. I couldn't afford a rifle but I did scrape the money together to buy a pistol. It was solid, heavy, like a real gun. It felt manly to hold it and point it at things. We went out into the fields behind where we lived to kill something. I heard a skylark above us, pointed my gun at it, and against all the odds hit it!

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How Online Sales Training Can Improve the Bottom Line for Large Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

Eighty-three percent of companies do not believe they have effective sales training, according to the RAIN Group.¹

4 Assets that Modernize your ILT

Xyleme

Making ILT appeal to every “Modern Learner” . By: Ken Ballard – VP of Sales. Instructor Lead Training (ILT) is not dead! In fact, the “2018 Workplace Learning Report” by LinkedIn shows that ILT increased from 78% to 85% of companies offering some form of in-house ILT. Because it works…when done right. From millennials to your most seasoned employees, there is no better way to dedicate time for important learning and collaboration than ILT.

3 Business Benefits of Adding Sales Training to Tech Employee Onboarding Programs

TOPYX LMS

For a tech company, offering formal employee onboarding is part of gaining an advantage in a highly competitive industry. Sixty-seven percent of high-performing companies have a structured new-hire onboarding process,” stated a contributor to Inc.com.¹