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10 Uses of Drones in Higher Education [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

10 Uses of Drones in Higher Education from Vala Afshar The commercial and private use of drones is soaring. The devices are capturing news vide...

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

How to Transform from a Digital Laggard to a Digital Leader

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

With data as its defining attribute, digital marketing promises to give companies the power to enhance and personalize the customer experience through access to information that can be archived, tracked and measured.

Shared Understanding: Bringing Together Many Voices Using Collaborative Tools and Processes

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

I fell in love with technology when I met my first computer and learned to program. But my husband has no cause for jealousy because my love of technology is instrumental.

How to Put an End to Player-Hating

Sachin H. Jain, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Sachin H. Jain, M.D.

Literature on organizational culture suggests that individuals often perform best when the organization honors achievement; enables individuals to self-actualize; and in which people feel like they are a part of a greater whole. Player-hating stands in the way of each of these ends.

Are You a Leader Who Laughs?

Dianna Booher | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Dianna Booher

With the pressures of leadership, you have a choice -- to get upset or to get a laugh. Getting upset boosts your blood pressure; laughing and a lighthearted culture can boost your productivity and your influence.

Micro-Managers Anonymous -- Getting to Trust and Ownership

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

What does it mean to create a culture of trust and ownership? At the highest level, it means that I, as a leader, describe what needs to be done and why it matters and then trust my teams to figure out how to make that happen.

The Top 10 Challenges of Briefing Designers

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

One of the biggest mistakes made by clients is that they believe they know their customers very well already. They might see true fans of their product at a trade show but never take the time to experience the true context for the product.

100 Inspirational Business and Leadership Quotes

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

Some of the very best business executives, startup founders, venture capitalists, management thought leaders, and bestselling authors regularly share words of wisdom on Twitter.

Don't Worry... Be Crappy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Over the years I've gotten pretty good at being pretty crappy at some things. To be clear, I hate being crappy at things. It's not my intention, it's frustrating. But I also know that sometimes it's just necessary.

Lessons From a Legend - Excerpts from Keith Reinhard's Any Wednesday

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Cari E. Guittard

For many years I had the great privilege of working for one of the legends in advertising, Keith Reinhard, Chairman Emeritus of DDB Worldwide. Keit...

You're Paying Them Too Much to Think for Them

David Peck | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
David Peck

Directive versus delegative is a key distinction between manager and leader, one that, with some practice on her part, helped her and her team deliver their best results.

Building the University of the Future

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

With the underlying forces of mobile, social, cloud and the rising costs of higher education coming to a head, Georgetown University appointed the former CIO for the US Marshals to lead IT and business transformation across the 225 year-old institution.

Using Failure As an Opportunity to Reflect Instead of Feeling Defeated: Let's Strive to "Fail Better"

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

Failure shouldn't have to make us feel horrible. Instead, let's re-frame how we think about failures in terms of success when we communicate, manage, and educate.

The 6 Roots of a Grounded Leader

Bob Rosen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Bob Rosen

Only grounded leaders are truly up to the task of meeting today's wide-ranging challenges. They inspire people to do good work, not just work hard. Most importantly, they possess the invaluable ability to unite people around visions both grand and sustainable.

Beyond Lean In: How to Achieve the Very Real Business Advantages of Diversity

Sallie Krawcheck | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Sallie Krawcheck

It's 2014, and yet we still struggle across the board with issues of gender and how we treat women, and particularly women of color, in the workplace. It speaks volumes to the issue of how we as a society value women's contributions, both in and outside of work.

Social Media Is A Game Changer For CIOs

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.25.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Within the past few weeks the ALS Association, a national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig's disease, has successfully raised $115 million ...

What Makes a Visionary... Visionary?

Moti Rafalin | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Moti Rafalin

Busy managers have a tendency to stay inside the walls of their organizations, often struggling to find the time to read industry blogs, network with peers, meet up with analysts or attend new and interesting events. Don't fall into this trap.

A Solution To The Massively Disengaged Workforce [Slide Deck]

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

A Solution to the Disengaged Workforce from Vala Afshar Several disturbing statistics are plaguing the work force. Worldwide, 200 million peo...

Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

As an entrepreneur or executive, you often get caught up in the "bigger picture" and the intricacies of your leadership role. But by doing so, it is possible to become disconnected from your impact on employees, customers and suppliers.

Are You Building a Business or Just a More Demanding Job

John Murphy | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
John Murphy

If your strategic intent is to create an entity that has a value, then it goes without saying that the value must not be dependent on you staying on!

15 Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

People are the main and the most important resource of each company. For achieving great results each leader needs to have a motivation strategy to create and maintain the spirit of enthusiasm among employees

Reinvent Your Business Model or Die

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

One of the key components of transformation and innovation is the business model, and since the ability of companies to transform and reinvent themselves is crucial to their lifeline, I went straight to the source.

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that life will hand you a stink every once in a while. Accept and feel your stink. Respond to it and remember it. And know that life's stinks are just part of the game. And you can handle it just fine.

The Secret Lives of Start-Ups

Bob Deutsch | Posted 11.18.2014 | Small Business
Bob Deutsch

For the most part, SUs are a wild bunch. They don't have passion. They have kooky passion: they will not take "no" for an answer, are fussy about doing things in a particular way and vanquish all doubt.