Katie L Wallace

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The secret ingredient that makes some teams better than others

Culture defines any business, but it’s one of the hardest things to manage. In this extract from her new TED Book, Margaret Heffernan lays out the …

Leadership

Opinion: Three tips to ensure your L&D plans have real business impact

Most Discussed<p>As a new financial year looms, Sonia McDonald CEO & Founder LeadershipHQ, makes two suggestions to enhance leadership development …

When Learning at Work Becomes Overwhelming

Many skilled jobs require a considerable amount of learning while doing, but learning requirements have reached unrealistic levels in many roles and work situations today. This phenomenon of “too much to learn” is not only feeding the perception of critical skills shortages in many sectors, but it …

Awesome Chart on " Pedagogy Vs Andragogy "

Adult learning is a vast area of educational research and probably one of the most complicated. Adults learn differently and have different …

The Performance Improvement Blog

What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “learning culture”? The answer is, “A great deal.” As the chart shows, in a training …

Measuring Informal Learning

20 Facts About the Impact of E-Learning [#Infographic]

Online learning has become one of the fastest-growing industries in education technology, and it’s not slowing down anytime soon.<p>The availability of …

Top 10 apps of 2013 for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are the artists of the business world — captivated by ideas and the never ending pursuit of the potential—the what if. If 2013 has taught entrepreneurs one thing, it’s to focus on the passion behind the art and leave the menial tasks up to technology. Here are 10 apps from 2013 that …

26 amazing startups you need to watch in 2014

Enterprise and developer startups<p>D-Wave<p>Quantum computing, which utilizes the ambiguous “quantum” states of matter rather than clear-cut 1s and 0s, has been a fertile area of research and speculation for years. But is it ready for real-world applications? D-Wave thinks so, and it’s building a …

Home | Superpedestrian

30 day returns<p>The Copenhagen Wheel is a cycling experience like no other. We are so confident you will love your Wheel, bring it home and try it for …

Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat as a password

Future authentication methods need to be a lot harder to hack. That's the idea behind the Nymi from startup Bionym. Instead of passwords, Nymi relies on your heartbeat.<p>The Nymi is worn as a bracelet. It monitors your cardiac rhythm, a unique signature for each person. It is constantly …

Wearable Tech

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Talent Management Software

A New Kind of Talent Management Platform<p>Accelerating productivity, effectiveness, and outcomes<p>Recruit Develop Perform Reward<p>The workforce of the …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

Five Steps To Leading Change Successfully

<b>Step 1: Map the political landscape.</b> Change leaders need to “map the political landscape — the key external and internal, formal and informal …

MIT

Facts and Myths about Remote work

While working on The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work (An Amazon.com best book of 2013), I’ve heard every misnomer and myth …

Rules, Agreements, Emotion and Motivation • Six Seconds

It’s back-to-school time for many students, which means a classic ritual will be re-enacted in thousands of classrooms… without much attention to the …

10 of the world’s coolest offices – What does your workspace look like? Send us your pics

<i>An increasing number of studies are illustrating</i> <i>the impact of workplace design on organisational culture</i> <i>and companies of all sizes are taking it to</i> …

Pics

Put Your Meeting On The Wall

Most business planning meetings are painful exercises in inefficiency. Here’s a way my co-author Christiane Schneider and I have been using for years …

Work Is Broken; Let's Hack It

Just passing Labor Day in the USA makes an excellent time to consider something we all know and feel instinctively: <b>Work is fundamentally broken</b>. I used to think it was just a little chipped in the corner, so we turned it around to show another face and pretended no one would notice. No, it is not …

Ten Reasons Winners Keep Winning, Aside from Skill

Whether the game involves competing every four years in the Olympics or every day in a business, winning brings advantages that make it easier to keep winning.<p>To understand sustainable success, I compared perpetual winners with long-term losers in professional and amateur sports and then matched …

Nice or Tough: Which Approach Engages Employees Most?

It’s probably no news to most people who work that poor leaders produce disgruntled, unengaged employees. Our research also shows convincingly that great leaders do the opposite — that is, that they produce highly committed, engaged, and productive employees.<p>And the difference is cavernous — in a …

3 Scientific Secrets to Great Team Chemistry | Inc.com

Great teams, like great dates, depend on chemistry. The members can have all the requisite skills on paper, display competent social skills and a willingness to work hard, but without the certain special something, a team just doesn’t gel. And then it’s just not as productive.<p>That teamwork special …

Why Women (Like Me) Choose Lower-Paying Jobs

The other day, I was interviewing an economist who studies the effect college majors have on peoples' income. He was telling me that women often make decisions that lead them to earn less than they otherwise might.<p>Women are overrepresented among majors that don't pay very well (psychology, art, …