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OUR BEST HR & TECH POSTS SELECTION: JUNE 2013

Is it a business strategy or a talent strategy?, by Steve Boese, HR Technology Last year when the annual ‘Culture Eats Strategy’ discussion flared up, (Reminder: You are supposed to repeat the phrase ‘Culture eats Strategy’ for variously breakfast/lunch/dinner/the 3:00AM run to Taco Bell over and over again,...

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GAMESTORMING: PLAYING WITH IDEAS

  Recently while I was documenting the phenomenon of gamification to use it to reduce an employee’s learning curve for a given tool, I came across a book titled “Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers” by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo....

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LEARN HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL IN 5 WAYS

Emotional intelligence, creativity, innovation – All can be learnt – 2 In the first part of this article we wondered if certain skills believed to be innate, like creativity or the capacity to innovate, can be learnt. The resounding answer is, yes. My experience tells...

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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION-ALL CAN BE LEARNT-1

A little while ago I read a really interesting article which gave advice to students on what careers, studies and languages to pursue to secure a professional future. The conclusions of the article were clear, in the new workforce context, no university or postgraduate studies...

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KNOWMADS, THE 21ST-CENTURY POLYMATHS

The dictionary defines polimathy as the knowledge that spans across many subject areas. The origin of the word goes back to the times of the great erudite Greek philosophers in several spheres of classical learning, and more pointedly, to the prolific and multifaceted scholar Alexander...