Robyn Gantt

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How CHROs Will Drive The Organization Of The Future In A Cognitive World

Cognitive will transform human resources resulting in a new type of organization. Imagine companies where cognitive capabilities exist. People teach the systems and the systems learn so expertise is augmented, allowing for improved talent acquisition as well as client results. With the help of …

Digital Transformation: Does It Require A New Kind Of Leadership ?

Sitting in Silicon Valley last month, listening to start-ups and tech evangelists while looking at this story on the European Commission’s plans for free WiFi in public spaces, it felt as if the rest of the world – and far away Europe – was very dated. Is that an inevitable perspective from that …

IBM and Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Innovative Medical Lab-on-a-Chip Solution

<i>Clinical laboratories and pathology groups may eventually use these devices to detect minute quantities of biomarkers</i><p>IBM has regularly declared its …

Simon Sinek: Why Leadership is Better 'Together'

The author and noted TED speaker answers your questions about achieving goals and team culture.<p>You can’t do it alone. So don’t pretend you can.<p>When starting up, entrepreneurs can sometimes think they are superhuman and try to handle every detail, no matter how large or small, by themselves. The …

Leadership

Leadership Engagement Always Trumps Employee Engagement

<i>This piece was co-written with Vincenzo Ciampi, executive director, Innovation and Strategic Projects at Sandoz.</i><p>Many increasingly put great emphasis on pursuing employee engagement. Simply put, we believe that the pursuit of employee engagement as an end goal is a strategic error. To get great …

Employee Engagement

All Successful People Do This One Thing (and You Should Too)

In a world where everything is traveling at a rapid pace, anything that promises to enhance our productivity is welcomed with open arms. But while …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

The 6 Secrets for Turning Hard Work Into Elite Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This Entrepreneur.com "Best Read'' was originally posted Jan. 22, 2015.</i><p>What defines an <i>Elite Performer</i> isn't how they show up when everything is going well. It’s the way they deliver when their best laid plans are falling …

Time Management

Ten Things A Good Manager Won't Ask Employees To Do

Millions of words have been written and published about what it takes to become a strong leader. We should talk about another aspect of leadership, which is the fact that it’s really hard to be a great leader because the corporate and institutional framework make it much easier to manage badly than …

Employment

6 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge -- there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until they're executed, how efficiently you use your time is as important as anything else in business.<p>I've become fascinated by productivity secrets because …

Time Management

The rise of machine intelligence at #codecon 2016

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep simulation — or, as IBM’s CEO insisted, cognitive computing — were front and center for nearly every Code Conference speaker.<p>What do you get when you mix a choice selection of the leaders of the most important companies, a deeply engaged tech-savvy …

The remarkable quote that captures how Muhammad Ali defined leadership

Muhammad Ali would have settled to be remembered as a leader. Yes, settled.<p>In a quote repeated in remembrance after fond remembrance since the boxer and 20th-century icon's death Friday at age 74, Ali shared how he hoped his legacy would endure. In his memoir, "The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections …

Here's the Super-Simple Productivity Approach I Learned From the Creator of 'Dilbert'

Scott Adams spends only 25 percent of his time working on it! Here's how he does it.<p>A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak with Scott Adams, the creator of the "Dilbert" cartoon series, as well as a best-selling author, media pundit, and entrepreneur.<p>At one point we began talking about …