Archive | November, 2013

Racism, Business Diversity and the Ballot Box

In Saturday’s NYTImes, Charles Blow provided his readers with an exceptionally articulate statement on Disrespect, Race and Obama. Blow’s insights are accompanied by fascinating data from the 2012 election revealed by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a Harvard PhD student in behavioral economics. Reflecting on Blows insight and using the data from Stephens-Davidowitz, it strikes me that there […]

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Learn 12 Secrets to Becoming a Thought Leader

Cogito ergo sum – I think therefore I am. (Reading Time: 5 Minutes) Learn how to be a thought leader from David Zinger’s employee engagement thought leadership. Do you want to be a thought leader? This post outlines a quirky 12 step process to thought leadership. What’s in a name? I have been referred to as […]

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What Are You Reading? Here Are Four for the Intellectually Curious

Reading Are all creative people a little bit crazy? Not necessarily, but there some connections. Fast Company’s Eric Jaffe lays out the studies in What Neuroscience Says about the Link Between Creativity and Madness. Some stuff for a good conversation or two as well as support for the explanation that Hollywood (and business) creative types […]

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Human Resource Policies: ANTI-Bullying, PRO-Respectful Workplace?

Human Resource Policies: Anti-Bullying Or Pro-Civil Workplace? Human resources departments are usually the nexus point for creating policy, and are usually responsible for drafting workplace anti-bullying policies. As our awareness and sensitivity has increased, more companies have or will continue to create anti-bullying policies. But should they? On one level, I think we’d all agree […]

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The Filthiest Book in the Western Canon

Artificial intelligence Roger Shank, perhaps the most astute guru in the field of artificial intelligence, argues that intelligence is the ability to tell the right story at the right time, and so provide an illuminating (business) case. In his path breaking book, Tell Me a Story, Shank argues that artificial intelligence must be based on […]

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Are You Going Mobile with Employee Engagement?

Hold the Phone by David Zinger Are you going mobile with employee engagement. Smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices are very engaging for users and we would be negligent not to use them fully as we work to enhance and increase employee engagement. Here is a snippet from the Times News Network that I […]

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