Gabe Soumakian

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Governor's Budget Workshop, 2018

The Next Blue Collar Job? Coding

The Evolution of the Workforce<p>It almost shouldn’t come as a surprise. In an age defined by advancements in the tech industry, it was only a matter of …

What does innovation in education look like? A new program to find out

The 28 teachers in the first class of TED-Ed Innovative Educators work in Brazil, Indonesia, South Korea — 11 countries in all. Over the next year, …

No more excuses: turning innovation into action

<i>So you're not short of good ideas. But how on earth do you make them work in a large and complex organisation with targets to hit? Bec Evans shares</i> …

Design

Innovation Academy

This workbook is designed as a supplement to the Innovation Academy. When you download the workbook, you’ll receive weekly topics that guide you …

A Roadmap for Building Corporate Innovation Capabilities

What should a roadmap that helps you develop corporate innovation capabilities look like? How do you bring new thoughts and approaches together with …

Why Top Executives Do Not Get Innovation – and What to Do About It

Many leaders of corporate innovation efforts struggle to get the support they need from executives higher up in the organization. Top executives can …

It's Official: Clinton's Popular Vote Win Came Entirely From California

Democrats who are having trouble getting out of the first stage of grief — denial — aren't being helped by the fact that, now that all the votes are …

Leaders Need to Be More Transparent With Employees

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

What Apple employees really think about the company's internal corporate culture

Apple has a reputation for being extremely secretive in its day-to-day operations. So secretive, in fact, that some employees didn't know they were working on the first iPad until Steve Jobs unveiled it on stage.<p>That makes us all wonder what it must be like to work for Apple.<p>We know it can be …

The No. 1 Secret of Successful Entrepreneurs

Pathdoc/Adobe.com<p>The number one mistake that most new entrepreneurs in the service industry make is to offer a huge array of services from the start - the whole kit and caboodle. In an online space ruled by SEO (search engine optimization) and keywords, conveying what you do in very specific terms …

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

A new study finds stressed-out men are less likely to be high-status leaders

Maybe he's a charismatic extrovert, able to charm his way through any important meeting. Or maybe he's incredibly conscientious, the kind of person who will stay up all night working on a project until it's complete.<p>But here's one factor you may not have considered: Perhaps he's got a combination …

How do you get tech-resistant teachers to embrace change?

The secret may be in organization-wide changes and lots of support<p>Many millions of dollars have been wasted over the years by the well-intentioned, …

7 Important Signs You're Destined To Be An Entrepreneur

We’re all entrepreneurs these days, aren’t we? We constantly sell ourselves with our appearance, our social online skills, and by bargaining with our …

Entrepreneurship

How To Prepare For The Entrepreneur Life You Want

One of the simplest questions I get from aspiring entrepreneurs, and ironically one of the hardest, is “How do I start?” I want to tell them to just start anywhere, but I realize that most have no idea where anywhere is. They just aren’t prepared for the life they want, and are really asking me how …

Entrepreneurship

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

5 Myths of Great Workplaces

Suppose that later this evening, after you have stepped away from your keyboard, put on your coat, and traveled home for supper, your organization underwent a magical transformation, reshaping itself into the world’s best workplace.<p>How would you know? What would be different the next time you …

CEOs and Employees Want Change. So Why Isn't It Happening?

One of the things I consistently notice when speaking to employees about culture change is the finger-pointing back at senior management. I hear <i>“They</i> …

Employment

Leadership Success: Think Balance Beam Not Mountain Top | #peopleskills

<b>Leadership Success: The Real Challenge is Balance Not Achievement</b><p><b>Which one of these images do you picture when you think of leadership …

5 Reasons Creative Geniuses Like Einstein, Twain and Zuckerberg Had Messy Desks – And Why You Should Too

<i>On the day Einstein died, Time photographer Ralph Morse eschewed the crowds of reporters and other photojournalists gathered at Princeton Hospital,</i> …

Creativity

Creativity At Work: 6 Ways To Encourage Innovative Ideas

Harvard’s Teresa Amabile, author of The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work, says there are <b>three</b> …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Goodbye Carrot, And Goodbye Stick!

We are coming out of the age of mechanized work. We are evolving past the Industrial Age mindset that people can operate like machines, or that it would even be smart to want people to do that. People have a lot more to offer the world than computational power or the completion of rote tasks. We …

The Workplace

50 Quotes on Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business ultimately rests on their shoulders. Yes, the product you build and the team you hire are important, but your ability to lead is what carries your …

The Next Hot Trend On Campus: Creating Innovation

Innovation centers are transforming higher education campuses and powering the future of learning.<p>As tomorrow’s global citizens enter higher education with words like “make,” “hack,” and “prototype” embedded in their vocabulary, they are fueling a powerful movement toward “learning by …

Innovation

EdCal EdCalv45.16

Education California | The official newspaper of the Association of California School Administrators Volume 45 | Number 16 | January 26, 2015 …