Yohann Kelkel

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These Emotionally Intelligent Habits Can Make You A Better Listener

Stop trying to “manage” your feelings, and do this instead.<p>Listening is a skill–but you already know that. There’s plenty of advice on how to become a better listener and why it’s so important. But while you can pick up a few tactics to improve the way you listen, another route is simply to tap …

5 Things Improv Can Teach You About Leadership

Upright Citizens Brigade knows a thing or two about getting teams to work together in creative ways.<p>The fabled improv institution Upright Citizens Brigade has had an incalculable impact on show business over the last two decades–launching the careers of Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, and Donald Glover, …

Why My Company Stopped “Auditioning” Job Candidates

After four years, Buffer realized its six-week probationary period wasn’t getting new hires to do their best work.<p>The “Buffer Bootcamp” is a rite of passage that’s long been a staple of our culture at Buffer, the 45-day period that all new teammates have embarked upon as they joined the team. …

How Facebook Used AI To Make The Trippy Effects In This VR Film

The idea behind Jérôme Blanquet’s innovative film Alteration was for viewers to experience what it’s like to be an AI.<p>When Jérôme Blanquet set out to make his new virtual reality film, <i>Alteration—</i>which, among other things portrays an artificial intelligence diving into a man’s dreams to steal …

Five Skills You’ll Need To Lead The Company Of The Future

What worked in the past doesn’t work now.<p>In the traditional corporate model, strong leaders pursued a singular vision through the strong command of an organization. Today, we live in a time of rapid change, when products and services often become obsolete overnight, and competition includes …

The 8 Design Books We’re Most Excited About This Winter

We rounded up the best books about design, architecture, and visual culture coming out over the next few months.<p>The luxury of lying around reading a book may feel like it passed along with the holiday, but there will still be many winter nights ahead for bunkering down and cracking open a book. In …

How Google And Others Are Plotting The Revenge Of The Web App

Evolving technology and app store frustrations could give the once-overhyped web app another shot at relevance.<p>For Alex Russell, a developer at Google, making web apps better isn’t just a job: It’s a personal belief.<p>Since last year, Russell has been championing a new breed of web-based apps that …

Five Ways To Make Your Office Happier

Employees who are thanked for a job well done are more engaged, plus expressing gratitude to others makes us happier.<p>Most of us learned to say thank you at an early age. Our parents, caregivers, elementary school teachers, and other adults would often tack on a “what do you say?” after we received …

How To Manage A Negative Employee

Are you dealing with a “Debbie downer” on your team? Here are six ways to cope.<p>No matter how carefully you pick the members on your team, you may still end up with a negative employee. These workers don’t necessarily fall into the category of “toxic,” but they’re just kind of a drag with their …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

These Trends Will Influence All Businesses And Brands In 2016, According To Ford

By Christine Champagne5 minute Read<p>The <i>Looking Further with Ford 2016</i> global trends report confirms what you can deduce by looking at your Twitter or …

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How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)

Metrics are a combination of art and science. The trick is to inspire action around the goals you set.<p>There’s an elephant in the room when it comes to “innovation.” And it’s an ironic elephant given that we’re all so hooked on data analytics, a/b testing, and getting metrics for anything and …

5 Crucial Emotional Intelligence Traits Of Highly Effective Leaders

Do you think ahead, while listening carefully? Are you attuned to the emotional tone of the office?<p>Over the last decade there has been a huge increase in evidence that emotional intelligence is an important factor in leadership. Numerous studies have shown a positive relationship between …

Why You Should Keep A Journal At Work

Dust off the diary from your teenage years. A 15-minute writing exercise at the end of your workday can make you more successful.<p>Do you close your laptop, turn off your phone, and shut your office door at the end of the workday? You may be missing out on the most important activity that can make …