Gear Up for Web 3.0
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Gear Up for Web 3.0

Several technological innovations converge to create the next phase of the Internet, known as the Metaverse

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History, Hubris and Histrionics
This 11 min. read saves you up to 21 hours
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History, Hubris and Histrionics

Why post-pandemic logistics teams struggle with historic data. 

Better Customer Retention through Personalization
Better Customer Retention through Personalization
This 10 min. read saves you up to 21 hours
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Better Customer Retention through Personalization

Give shoppers the right message on the right platform at the right time.

With Curiosity Towards a New AI
With Curiosity Towards a New AI

What curiosity has to do with common sense – and why embracing both could revolutionize AI development.

Gamify Your Training and Marketing for a Win/Win Strategy
Gamify Your Training and Marketing for a Win/Win Strategy

Game mechanics in different applications engage employees and customers, leading to greater retention for both.

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Stefaan van Hooydonk

The Workplace Curiosity Manifesto

Curiosity boosts performance and innovation for people, teams and organizations. Here’s how to build it.

Stefaan van Hooydonk
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Julio Mario Ottino and Bruce Mau

The Nexus

The existential problems facing humanity require complex solutions, generated in a cross-disciplinary idea space that supports left- and right-brain thinking.

MIT Press
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Loran Nordgren and David Schonthal

The Human Element

Identify – and overcome – the frictions that hamper change and innovation.

Wiley
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Tony Fadell

Build

Expert advice on innovation and entrepreneurship from the man who invented the iPod and iPhone.

HarperBusiness
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Alan Smith, Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur and Fred Etiemble

The Invincible Company

Bulletproof your business’s growth and sustainability by innovating and improving your business model.

Wiley
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David Espindola

The Exponential Era

Avoid an existential crisis in the Exponential Era.

Wiley
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“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”
“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”
This 17 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
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“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”

Making the planet a better place doesn't mean making less profit, says David Cooperrider. On the contrary.

“Work Will Never Love Us Back. Other People Will.”
“Work Will Never Love Us Back. Other People Will.”
This 10 min. read saves you up to 9 hours
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“Work Will Never Love Us Back. Other People Will.”

We’ve been told that we should look for purpose, joy and fulfillment in our jobs. But that claim is a fraud, says labor journalist and author Sarah Jaffe.

“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”
“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”
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“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”

getAbstract founder Patrick Brigger takes a look at the next horizon line to see the role artificial intelligence will play in business. 

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Virtual Meeting Marathons Make You Sick
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Virtual Meeting Marathons Make You Sick

Back-to-back meetings cause a lot of stress. Here’s what you and your organization can do to prevent meeting fatigue.

The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age
The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age
This 7 min. read saves you up to 44 hours
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The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age

Growing up digital is not exactly conducive to developing the very skills that technology cannot replace.

This Is Your Brain on Social Media
This Is Your Brain on Social Media

Do your mind a favor and limit your scrolling time.

Biohacking for Beginners
Biohacking for Beginners

Tweaks to sharpen your thinking and increase your energy 

“Technology Is Not the Real Problem Here.”
“Technology Is Not the Real Problem Here.”
This 10 min. read saves you up to 8 hours
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“Technology Is Not the Real Problem Here.”

Relying on technology to communicate can leave us feeling increasingly disconnected from one another. Author and consultant Dr. Karen Sobel Lojeski developed a system to measure and mitigate Virtual Distance at organizations.

“Structure Begets Flexibility.”
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“Structure Begets Flexibility.”

We're drowning in emails, text messages, and more and more new collaboration tools. Cal Newport advises organizations to pull the emergency brake now.

“You Have to Reach People Emotionally”
“You Have to Reach People Emotionally”
This 10 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
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“You Have to Reach People Emotionally”

York von Heimburg has been working on the topic of virtual team leadership for many years. He knows what’s essential – and what mistakes to avoid.

“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”
“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”

Companies are living systems, says management expert Michele Holliday. Cultivate the right conditions for growth and the whole will be more capable than the sum of the parts.

“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”
Michael Lee Stallard
“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”

Business author Michael Lee Stallard on how to maintain connections in our private and professional lives – and why the pandemic could improve our working relationships enormously in the long term.

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HOW (NOT) TO COMPETE WITH A ROBOT

Robots and AI Can Do Many Things. But What Will Remain Reserved for Humans?

Make Me Rich!
Make Me Rich!
This 6 min. read saves you up to 26 hours
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Make Me Rich!

Humans are poor investors – but will robots do any better?

Leading AI
Leading AI
This 4 min. read saves you up to 14 hours
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Leading AI

Visionary CEOs are integrating artificial intelligence (AI) solutions as they navigate through digital transformation, but they’re still very human.

Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too
Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too
This 5 min. read saves you up to 12 hours
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Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too

Despite their veneer of objectivity, algorithms are as biased as the humans creating them.

Robot Soccer Is Boring!
Robot Soccer Is Boring!
This 6 min. read saves you up to 11 hours
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Robot Soccer Is Boring!

AI-powered automation is revolutionizing many industries but for all robots can do, movement is still quite limited.

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