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Collaboration Across Time And Space Leads To Innovation

The ability to organize and enable teams is becoming a key driver of competitive advantage. Success in this new epoch requires mastery of a range of communication and collaboration technologies. To be effective, such tools must be intuitive,
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Enhance your likeability level

No matter what business you think you are in, you are in the people business.  And the more people like you, the better and easier life becomes.It's that simple.  Likeability can get you where you want to go - whether it's a promotion at
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Your office needs innovation heres how it can happen

From: Mashable By University of Phoenix Recommended by: Mashable Having an open and honest line of communication with your supervisor at work is easier said than done, but as more research takes place around workplace dynamics,
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The Evolution of the SourceCon Innovation Lab

I attended my first SourceCon in 2008 and only have missed two since then. I have seen this conference grow and re-innovate itself into its present day state. With the addition of the Innovation Lab, this year the creativity and educational value of
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Losing isn't the opposite of winning, it can be a part of winning

Vince Lombardi once said, "Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing."Like most kids growing up, the importance of finishing first or winning was always stressed.  As a competitive person, I thought that second place was the same as last.
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How Innovations Revolutionize Talent Acquisition

This past week I had the opportunity to attend the Spring SourceCon event in Anaheim, CA. It was chock full of ideas, information, and enthusiasm. One of the highlights of the trip for me was a presentation by Kerstin Wagner. Wagner is the Head of
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Shake that bad mood

A philosopher was sitting in the shade of a tree next to a beautiful small lake when a troubled young man approached and introduced himself:  "Sir, my name is Ben, and I'm miserable all the time.  I've been searching far and wide for a
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Why skills are overrated when hiring – Pick Dave’s Brain

Should you hire a ten-year-old to work for your business? This week’s question comes from Jason. Q: Hi Dave. Jason from Utah. I’m looking to potentially hire someone and you talked about hiring slow and firing fast. So I was just wondering what your
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Strong corporate culture is a boon to business

In 1788 Edward Gibbon set forth in his famous book, "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," five basic reasons why that great civilization withered and died.  They were:1.  The undermining of the dignity and sanctity of the home, which is
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The Customer-Inventor Revolution

From: Via: Vinay T.S. @vidhyavinay more than four decades, MIT Sloan’s Eric von Hippel has