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Learning & Leadership Development #HCIevents: Business Doesn’t Produce Anything, People Do

Blog | Author: Krystin Fakalata | Source: HCI | Published: November 8, 2012

Focus on people. People-centered business. Don’t forget: your employees are humans. We’ve had a chance to see the human side of our attendees, sponsors, and employees during the first day of the Learning & Leadership Development Conference. After super-storm Sandy last week and a nor’easter that hit NYC last night, the conference continued—but, not without some adjustments. We’re so thankful for everyone’s flexibility and willingness to pitch in. Big thank you to John Clendenin for speaking when one of our scheduled speakers couldn’t make it due to weather complications.

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8 Signs You've Found Your Life's Work

Article | Source: Fast Company | Published: November 7, 2012
Wondering if the job you have now is "the one"--or just another stop on the way to something more fulfilling? Check out this list to know whether it's time to settle in or keep moving. Read more
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The New Coaching Model

Blog | Author: Aubrey K. Wiete | Source: HCI | Published: November 1, 2012

Do you or your kids play sports? Watch them? Next time you’re at a game, take a long, hard look at the coaches on the sidelines. What is their role, and how are they behaving? In business, coaching has become a new buzzword. And yet, it is still largely seen as a remedial solution to solve problems in leadership. Not every organization suffers from this perspective, but it is a widespread challenge. Instead of focusing on making improvements, coaching is often used in a reactive way. But, is that the best use of a coach?

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The Bloomberg Way

Article | Source: The Atlantic | Published: October 30, 2012
The mayor of New York on his soda ban, why he doesn't worry about approval ratings, governing in the age of Twitter, and the dumbed-down media.  Read more
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Literature & Leadership Development

Blog | Author: Krystin Fakalata | Source: HCI | Published: October 17, 2012

Leadership development is a critical topic—we have a whole event dealing with it—because leadership is something we all have to manage, in some capacity, in our lives. Everyone has had great leaders, okay leaders, and poor leaders play a role in one way or another. Then there are those mentor-leaders, who may quietly come along, and are mind-blowingly awesome. 

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Who’s the Boss?

Article | Source: Slate | Published: October 15, 2012
New research shows the huge economic value of effective supervisors and the surprising ways they make workers more effective. Read more
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Dissecting Tim Cook’s apology Over Apple Maps

Article | Source: The Washington Post | Published: October 1, 2012
Mapplegate, as it’s been called, has been one of the few (albeit major) hiccups in last week’s blockbuster release of the iPhone 5. In case you’ve missed the complaints, Apple replaced Google Maps in the release of its latest ... Read more
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