Vision with Precision: Vision is Fun But Precision Gets It Done

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by Rob Fazio, PhD “Having a vision is fun, vision with precision gets it done.” Vision statements on a wall, on a website, or on a piece of paper can serve a purpose for businesses, but they don’t lead to success. The purpose of a vision is to have something not just to move towards,… Read more »

Publisher Spotlight: Seven Dimensions

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One of the strongest features of Safari is the array and range of publishing partners who provide valuable content to our library. A partner that exemplifies this breadth and depth is Seven Dimensions, a producer of video training on personal and professional development topics since 1979. As part of a continuing feature here at the… Read more »

3 Ways Your Learning Team Can Make a Real Impact in Your Business

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The Learning 2015 conference held earlier this month attracted learning leaders from the world’s most innovative companies. So it’s no surprise it was abuzz with conversations about curation, personalization, social learning, the digitally connected employee, and the Tin Can API. Of the multitudes of enlightening sessions, Nuance’s Director of Technical & Professional Learning, Cristin Crain,… Read more »

“The Magic of Math:” Five Questions with Arthur Benjamin on Mathematics and Your Career

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We all have to solve problems and challenges in our personal and professional lives every day. Being able to understand and implement the classic concepts of mathematical thinking such as algebra, proofs, and geometry will only strengthen your problem solving abilities and capabilities. In his new book from Basic Books, “The Magic of Math: Solving… Read more »

Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt to Tell Your Story Through Public Speaking and Social Media

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By Kathryn Zonghetti Kathryn Zonghetti is an empowerment strategist at Purposeful Challenges: Discover Your True Capabilities. You can subscribe to her YouTube channel here. We all have a story that needs to be shared with the world. We are all fighting our own battle. The best way to face our own challenges and adversity is by… Read more »

Take Control of Your Learning: How to Create and Implement a Professional Learning Plan

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I’m a modern learner. And whether you know it or not, you’re probably one, too. A modern learner is anyone working in an industry or organization that requires any or all of the following: Continuous advancement of existing skills Rapid learning of a diverse array of new skills Frequent application of, and experimentation with, those new… Read more »

4 Questions with Martin Ford, author of “Rise of the Robots,” on the Future of Work and Learning

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Tim O’Reilly recently challenged us to ask “WTF?” or “What’s the future of work?” As Tim writes, “We need a focused, high-level conversation about the deep ways in which computers and their ilk are transforming how we do business, how we work, and how we live.” Martin Ford, author of the New York Times science bestseller, Rise… Read more »

Three ways to cultivate curiosity in your workplace

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When it comes to the survival skills that your organization needs to navigate today’s volatile and competitive landscape, curiosity may not be the first one that comes to mind… or the last one, for that matter. Whether you see it as a skill or characteristic, curiosity is a powerful mindset that can be developed and… Read more »