Ken Worland

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Leadership

Professor Michael Roberto's Blog

Many innovators adhere to IDEO founder Dave Kelley's philosophy: "Fail faster, succeed sooner." Recently, venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya …

Morre David Gest amigo e produtor de Michael Jackson,o artista foi encontrado morto.

David Alan Gest, conhecido produtor norte-americano e ex-marido de Liza Minnelli foi encontrado morto, num hotel em Londres.<p>PUB<p>A morte da …

Everyone Should Learn These 15 Management Skills To Be A Better Person

Anyone in the professional world knows and understand the importance of a manager in business, managers bring organisation and order amongst diverse …

Help Your Employees Be Themselves at Work

How can managers create workplace environments where people feel comfortable being themselves? Research has shown that hiding our true identities can cripple professional performance. For instance, closeted LGBT employees feel much more isolated at work than their openly gay peers, and 52% of …

The Key to Change Is Middle Management

At the inaugural meeting of a change transformation effort under way at a hospital in San Jose, California, nurse Michelle delaCalle faced a room full of people who were discouraged by the organization’s earlier attempts at change. She stood and shared a story of her own about how making people …

The Revival of a Salesman: The Importance of Sales and Strategy to Business

Harvard

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

10 Secrets of What Great Leaders Know and Do

Ten years ago Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller shared <i>The Secret</i>. The book was a business fable told through the eyes of Debbie Brewster. Through her journey of transformation, she learns the answer to a simple question,<p>“<i>What’s the secret of great leaders</i>?”<p>It’s a compelling short read. <i>The Secret</i> has …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

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

Power point 2013 Basic: a tutorial

Pause: 10 Quotes on Why You Should Take Breaks, Relax, and Play

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are almost always working, whether they're in the office or not. But is it possible that taking time off and resting is better for your business? Here are 10 quotes from famous authors, poets, and speakers on why time away from work is just as important to …

Becoming Creative Super Learners at MMU!

Presentation slides for my 1/2 day workshop at the 'Empowering Digital Learning in the 21st Century' seminar at Multimedia University (MMU) on 2 September, 2014. More details: http://bit.ly/1AZZPX1

Education Technology

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are asked to speak unexpectedly with little or no …

Ferguson Shows How “Tried” Is No Longer Enough

Think of the Chief of Police of Ferguson, Missouri not as a cop, but as a failed leader.<p>To start, Chief Thomas Jackson no longer has jurisdiction over his city’s security; the Governor of Missouri has asked his state Highway Patrol captain Ronald S. Johnson to take over. This comes after a national …

John McAfee: Google drives humans to 'least common denominator'

Speaking at Defcon, the notorious security expert lambastes what he sees as Google's destruction of privacy.<p>In recent times, privacy has been sacrificed on the altars of narcissism, laziness, and the joy of something-for-nothing. Some may wonder whether all our public exposure has a darker …

Moon