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The Future of Designing Collaboration Experiences #spsboston

Imagine a future where silo'd departments and legacy processes don’t stand in our way. Today’s collaboration needs go from complex collaboration portals to simple innovation hubs and most importantly need to work for our devices. Designing portals to enable a new kind of collaboration and …

Emotional Intelligence

To Become a More Visionary Leader, Become Stronger at Visualization

In our research with thousands of leaders, one skill stands out — by far — as the most common improvement area: their ability to sell a vision to …

How To Think Visually Using Visual Analogies - Infographic - Adioma

Visual learners are people who think in pictures[1] and use words to communicate that picture to others. About 60%[2] of the world population are …

Ten Ways Great Leaders Manage Change

Change isn't easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know that and don't pretend otherwise. Here's ten ways you can help navigate your team and organization through uncharted waters.<p><b>Lead from "Why"</b><p>One of the main reasons change programs fail is because people don't understand why they're …

Marriott International

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …

Profit

30+ Cottage Garden Ideas With Different Design Elements

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Landscaping

Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature

Management books and commentaries often oversimplify, seldom providing useful guidance about the skills and behavior needed to get things done. …

Leadership

The Leadership Game Plan: Why Victor Wong, PaperG CEO, Focuses On Adding Value

Why do you think leaders lead? Let me give you some answers that I have run into:<p>To be the boss.<br>• To chase the next promotion.<br>• To make more money.<br>• To gain more status.<p>Sadly, those answers are standard amongst the majority of our corporate leadership. The responses, above, are focused on one outcome – …

Leadership

Why Leadership Hinges Upon What You Do -- Not Who You Are

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask 10 entrepreneurs about the vital characteristics that great leaders possess, and more than likely you will receive 20 different answers.<p>With thousands of books on leadership and countless more articles, there is no shortage of …

Leadership
Leadership

Why Isn’t Equality In Leadership Skills Changing The Number Of Female Leaders?

Both men and women score similarly in their ability to drive business, but fewer women are rising beyond lower management.<p>Here’s a new angle on the gender divide in leadership: Men and women score nearly equally in their ability to drive businesses, but fewer women are able to get beyond …

Leadership
Leadership

The One Leadership Skill That Impacts Overall Success

Big ideas are important, but being a good listener is just as critical a skill to develop.<p>The single most important skill of a good leader may not be what you think. Although it is important to be visionary and a strategic thinker, a new study suggests that it’s more rooted in their daily dealings …

Leadership

8 Easy Ways to Level Up Your Leadership Skills

Commit to becoming a better leader in 2016. Use these tips to get started.<p>You may not be consciously aware of it, but your employees are acutely aware of you and they're silently judging your competency as a leader with every decision you make. This is true of the employees who are vested and care …

Leadership

Why Collaborative Leadership Matters Most

<b>Today's guest blog is co-authored between Peter DeWitt and Lisa Lande. Lande is the Executive Director of the Teacher Voice and Aspirations</b> …

Pedagogy

Tips from Jack Welch, Shaquille O'Neal for powering performance

Jack Welch loves micromanaging. You may have heard it's an unproductive, if not destructive, trait. But the hallowed former chief executive officer of General Electric says on LinkedIn that you have been misled.<p>He encourages an accordion approach: Get very close to your subordinates and their work …

5 Essential Behaviors You Need to Maintain Your Integrity as a Leader | Inc.com

This research from the Institute of Leadership and Management shows that while 83% of managers say their organizations have value statements, only 38% consider they are closely aligned to those statements. That's a huge disconnect. Further, some 63% of people surveyed believe they have been asked …

Leadership

The One Question You Should Be Asking Yourself at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Body Language

Paul Table

<i>Pau</i>l is a whimsical side table made of raw beech wood and felt. It’s designed and produced by French company <b>Metylos</b>.<p><b>Paul Table</b>, $265.00<br>Available in …

97-Year-Old Legally Blind WW2 Veteran Creates Incredible Pixel Art With MS Paint

It’s never too late to learn. 97-year-old World War II veteran Hal Lasko, who is now legally blind, proves this by creating a series of stunningly …

Digital Art