5 Things We Can Learn about Leadership from Siri

Apple’s virtual assistant Siri was designed to learn and get more sophisticated over time. The evolution in Siri’s capability and the increase in value she brings happen as users build a history with her. Learning through experience…what a great concept! As I used Siri over the past year, I found myself getting frustrated and losing[…]

5 Steps Towards More Transparent Talent Planning (Guest Post)

It’s treated like a covert operation, flawlessly planned and executed – as if it never really happened. Confidential folders holding its contents are protected under lock and key. Faint whispers are overheard by the water coolers. Employees wonder what secrets are being discussed. Leaders hope that employees won’t ask about it. It has become one[…]

Once Upon a Time in a Company Far, Far Away

It started out well enough. Excitement was in the air, high fives were regularly exchanged, bonus checks were often cut, and the consumption of chinese food late at night while you were working on a project was the norm. It was tiring, sure; but it was also invigorating. You and your team were there together,[…]

Five Days to Successful Speaking: Stop Stripping, Start Believing (Guest post by Andy Janning)

If you have a heartbeat, chances are you harbor a fear of speaking in public that outranks death. In the last 25 years, I’ve spoken to groups that could fit comfortably in a Mini Cooper and ones barely contained by the side of a mountain. Those experiences have taught me some valuable lessons about how to present[…]

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