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Words of Wisdom for New Grads
Words of Wisdom for New Grads

Advice from 10 of the most inspirational commencement speeches of all time 

“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”
Shoshana Wasserman
“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”

Shoshana Wasserman has worked all her life to increase native peoples’ visibility – the past 16 years alone by helping to make the First Americans Museum (FAM) in Oklahoma a reality. Yet, for many years,…

Smart and Smarter Cities
Smart and Smarter Cities

What Makes a Place Smart? It’s All About Infrastructure

What to Say?
What to Say?

A reading list about all kinds of conversations: light, naked, difficult and otherwise. 

“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”
“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”

British psychologist Audrey Tang discusses how introducing small nuggets of mindfulness into your workday can lead to powerful changes over time.

In a Two-Person Tent with Richard Branson (and Hannibal Lecter)
In a Two-Person Tent with Richard Branson (and Hannibal Lecter)

Creativity is neither “nice” nor “eccentric” – but unpleasant, resistant, and sometimes even lethal. It should be given space, regardless.

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NEW WORK

Seven Questions to Give Your (Work) Life the Momentum It Deserves
Seven Questions to Give Your (Work) Life the Momentum It Deserves

Things aren’t really moving forward in life; you’re easily irritable, perhaps at a loss? And while everyone else is joyfully talking about the “new normal,” you’re getting a rash?

Danielle Goodrum
How Can I Support Employees Who Are Experiencing Burnout Due to Stressors from All Aspects of Life?

Most people, at some time in their career, experience burnout. And while work/life balance often is the main culprit to blame, research shows it’s not the only one when someone’s trying to regain a balance.

Danielle Goodrum
What Can I Do, Starting Today, to Set Boundaries at Work to Support More of a Balance in My Life?

Even if the culture at the office enables these boundaries, each employee has to be confident in setting them. Here is what you need to know when taking work-life balance into your own hands.

Why Invest in Ongoing Employee Development?
Why Invest in Ongoing Employee Development?

Employee training is worth the investment – today more than ever.

“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”
“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”

Matthew Smith, chief learning officer at McKinsey, opens up about simple and actionable learning practices that will make you an intentional learner in no time.

“Structure Begets Flexibility.”
Cal Newport / Penny Gray Photography
“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.

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INTERVIEWS

“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”
Shoshana Wasserman
“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”

Shoshana Wasserman has worked all her life to increase native peoples’ visibility – the past 16 years alone by helping to make the First Americans Museum (FAM) in Oklahoma a reality. Yet, for many years, the project hung on by a tiny thread. With the finishing line in plain view, she tells us what has kept her running regardless.

“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”
“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”

British psychologist Audrey Tang discusses how introducing small nuggets of mindfulness into your workday can lead to powerful changes over time.

“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”
“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”

Matthew Smith, chief learning officer at McKinsey, opens up about simple and actionable learning practices that will make you an intentional learner in no time.

“It Helps People Communicate, It Helps Reduce Conflict, and It Helps to Drive Innovation.”
“It Helps People Communicate, It Helps Reduce Conflict, and It Helps to Drive Innovation.”

Simon Brown, author of The Curious Advantage and chief learning officer at Novartis, explains the superpower that lies dormant in all employees, but is organizationally discovered only in a few: Curiosity.

“Agility Is Based on Human Skills.”
“Agility Is Based on Human Skills.”

Global workforce management leader Barbara Jamelli-Sefchik talks about the importance of giving people the time and headspace to build resilience and agility.

“Structure Begets Flexibility.”
Cal Newport / Penny Gray Photography
“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.

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Smart and Smarter Cities
Smart and Smarter Cities

What Makes a Place Smart? It’s All About Infrastructure

Conference Wrap-Up: The Mind-Sets L&D Must Adopt to Fulfill Its Purpose
Conference Wrap-Up: The Mind-Sets L&D Must Adopt to Fulfill Its Purpose

How can L&D best support companies emerging from the pandemic?

The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs
Some see an iceberg here, others see an inverted underwater mountain range.
The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs

One way or another.

The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age
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.

The Road to the Future Is Paved with 5G
The Road to the Future Is Paved with 5G

The technology that drives the Internet of Things powers the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

#gettogether: How to Manage Change
#gettogether: How to Manage Change

Award-winning author Campbell Macpherson on how to craft an exciting vision for the future – so that change is seen not as a threat, but an opportunity.

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