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Unleashing Predictive Power| Eric Siegel

Peter Winick

A Journey through Predictive Analytics and AI Deployment An interview with Eric Siegel on successfully deploying machine learning. Eric Siegel is a seasoned consultant with more than twenty years of experience with machine learning. In today’s podcast, Eric shares insights from his best-selling book, “Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die,” and his second book, “The AI Playbook.” Having taught AI and machine learning at Columbia

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How to Present to an Audience That Knows More Than You

Harvard Business Review

What happens when you have to give a presentation to an audience that might have some professionals who have more expertise on the topic than you do? While it can be intimidating, it can also be an opportunity to leverage their deep and diverse expertise in service of the group’s learning. And it’s an opportunity to exercise some intellectual humility, which includes having respect for other viewpoints, not being intellectually overconfident, separating your ego from your intellect, and being wi

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how much money do you make?

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s hard to get real-world information about what jobs pay. Online salary websites are often inaccurate, and people can get weird when you ask them directly. So to take some of the mystery out of salaries, it’s the annual Ask a Manager salary survey. Fill out the form below to anonymously share your salary and other relevant info.

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How Trolls Poison Political Discussions for Everyone Else

Kellogg Insight

Online political debate isn’t inherently toxic, a new study of Reddit commenters finds. Instead, it becomes toxic because of the kind of commenters who opt in.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Want to Live Longer? Change Your Mind About Aging

Nir Eyal

Typing in “longevity” into Amazon reveals over 40,000 books on the topic. Each author purports their own cure, typically involving a special diet, miracle supplement, or painful practice. However, there is one often overlooked factor that studies have found increases lifespan by seven years or more. The post Want to Live Longer? Change Your Mind About Aging appeared first on Nir and Far.

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14 Personal Development Goals Every Leader Should Set for Themselves

Lolly Daskal

Effective leadership isn’t just about guiding a team or achieving organizational goals; it’s also about personal growth and development. Exceptional leaders understand that to lead others successfully, they must first lead themselves toward continuous improvement. Setting personal development goals is a powerful way for leaders to enhance their skills, mindset, and overall effectiveness.

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How to break into Silicon Valley

Andrew Chen

(Above: No, it doesn’t really look like this — and yes it’s mostly office parks and tech billboards. But I like to pretend) You’ll never regret spending time in SF If you work in tech, you’ll never regret spending 3-5 years in the Bay Area. This is advice I’ve been giving to people for years, and it’s shaped by my own experience — after all, I moved to the Bay Area in 2007 and it completely changed my life.

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Feedback Fundamentals: Effective Strategies from Experienced Executive Coaches

Scott Elbin

Three Common Feedback Challenges There probably aren’t many people in the world who are more involved, more often in giving and receiving feedback than executive coaches. As a two decade plus coach myself, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve prepared, delivered and supported my clients in receiving colleague feedback. It’s easily over 2,000 times.

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How to Announce Employee Departures To Your Team

Get Lighthouse

Employee departures are an inevitable part of any business. As your company grows and evolves, your needs change, and so do your employees. It’s natural that some of your people will move on to new opportunities or no longer be a good fit. Yet, if you've done a good job as a manager, departures should never be a total surprise. Through good rapport and open communication, you will know when a departure is coming, whether it’s your idea, their idea, or a little of both.

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Robin Sharma On The 8 Hidden Habits To Live Your Richest Life

Tanveer Nasser

“The real job of leadership is the chance to sincerely, passionately, excellently elevate human lives. And the best businesses are very mission-driven and purpose-centered.” This is just one of many brilliant and thoughtful insights Robin Sharma shares in this latest episode of my “Leadership Biz Cafe” podcast. I can’t tell.

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Change Management 101: A Practical 3 Part Guide

Implementing new tools or business processes in your organization? Lemon Learning put together a practical 3 part guide to prevent the pitfalls of change management. Drive a successful change management project from diagnosis through to measurement.

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Transforming Complex Concepts into Accessible Strategies | Anton Skornyakov

Peter Winick

Learn How to Build Resilience in Today’s Fast-Paced World A conversation with Anton Skornyakov the importance of knowledge work and making processes in software accessible, understandable, and actionable in other fields. Step into the world of thought leadership with host Bill Sherman on the latest episode of Leveraging Thought Leadership. Joining him is Anton Skornyakov, the Managing Director and co-founder of Agile.Coach, who brings a wealth of knowledge from his diverse background in ma

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Is Your Mindset About Generative AI Limiting Your Professional Growth?

Harvard Business Review

Generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) has garnered immense publicity over the past few months. Some believe it’s a passing fad or a threat to human creativity. For young professionals, it’s the source of a unique dilemma: Do you “buy into the hype” of AI and use it as a guidepost for your professional development and ambitions? Or do you stick to the beaten path, focusing on building more traditional skills and pursuing more conventional trajectories?

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your non-compete agreement is now illegal (or it will be in 4 months)

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. The Federal Trade Commission yesterday banned non-compete agreements for most U.S. workers, saying that they stifle wages. The ruling not only makes non-competes illegal, but it also requires employers to to inform employees with existing non-competes that they are null and void. An exception was carved out for senior executives; the ruling would allow non-competes only for that small group.

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What Happens When We Give Doctors an AI Assistant?

Kellogg Insight

Machine-learning systems can improve physicians’ accuracy at diagnosing dermatological diseases. But even with AI assistance, physicians struggle to close the accuracy gap between light- and dark-skinned patients.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Key Human Resources (HR) Pillars: Your 101 Guide

AIHR

Human Resources continues to evolve with new and changing laws, trends, and business needs. Yet, many of the various HR pillars have remained constant. Simply put, HR pillars are the main focus areas that form the building blocks of a company’s HR and people strategy. Let’s get back to basics and explain the fundamentals of HR, the main HR functions and foundations, and get an overview of the key pillars of HR to help you build an effective people strategy.

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5 Ways to Identify and Avoid Toxic Positivity

Leadership Freak

The kettle on the stove is always whistling. When work is a positive experience, someone labored to make it happen. But toxic positivity corrodes organizations. Make positive experiences a daily practice, but toxic positivity is destructive. Here are 5 ways to spot toxic positivity.

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Decision by Committee? Ask for a Show of Hands

UVA Darden

Decision by Committee? Ask for a Show of Hands burtonc Wed, 03/13/2024 - 12:13 12 March 2024 Leadership & Management Operations & Technology Modern Global Leadership Business & Public Policy Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Aine Doris The benefits of diversity in decision-making are well-documented. Having different perspectives and expertise on complex issues produces better outcomes.

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5 Verbal Communication Mistakes You Need To Correct Asap

Lolly Daskal

Verbal communication is a cornerstone of our interactions, yet it’s often riddled with pitfalls that can hinder our success. As an executive leadership coach, I understand the vital role that effective communication plays in leadership and how they are riddled with mistakes. In my experience here are the five common verbal communication mistakes that leaders frequently make and, more importantly, how to correct them promptly.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Set and Forget -- A Losing AI Approach

Chief Outsiders

In the realm of business, artificial intelligence (AI) is commonly touted as nothing short of a marvel—a powerful tool ready to solve complex business and marketing issues autonomously. Yet, its effective implementation demands more than faith; the precision and care needed in deploying AI is like the insight and foresight of a skilled navigator charting a course.

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How To Make Cross-functional Collaboration Work

Management30 Agile and Lean Principles

What is cross-functional collaboration and how can we make it successful? This is a personal reflection on the early steps taken towards cross-functionality in 2011, and the lessons learned from over a decade of working to encourage and support collaboration among teams with diverse skills. The post How To Make Cross-functional Collaboration Work appeared first on Management 3.0.

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How Associations Can Respond to Today’s Issues

Association Now Leadership

A new CEO survey finds a lot of anxiety bubbling under some surface optimism. Associations are well-positioned to assist. Despite an election year on top of economic and global-conflict stresses, leaders today say they’re feeling pretty good about things. According to KPMG’s 2023 CEO Outlook report , released last week, optimism is abundant. A strong majority of global CEOs (73 percent) say they’re “confident about the economy over the next three years.

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The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership | Rob Volpe

Peter Winick

Transforming Teams with Compassion and Understanding A conversation with Rob Volpe about the impact empathy can have for leaders, teams, and organizations. In this episode of “Leveraging Thought Leadership” with host Peter Winick, the guest is Rob Volpe, a keynote speaker, award-winning author, and trainer who focuses on promoting empathy in the workplace.

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Brain Fog HQ: Memory Enhancement Techniques for Professional Development

Speaker: Chester Santos – Author, International Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Corporate Trainer, Memory Expert, U.S. Memory Champion

In October, scientists discovered that 75% of patients who experienced brain fog had a lower quality of life at work than those who did not. At best, brain fog makes you slower and less efficient. At worst, your performance and cognitive functions are impaired, resulting in memory, management, and task completion problems. In this entertaining and interactive presentation, Chester Santos, "The International Man of Memory," will assist you in developing life-changing skills that will greatly enha

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Your Social Media Presence Can Help You Land (or Lose) a Job Opportunity

Harvard Business Review

Your digital footprint and online activities can have a big effect on how attractive and visible you are to potential employers. How do you notify your network about your job search without sounding too desperate or needy? And if you’re currently employed, how do you walk the tightrope between subtly reaching out to your social media contacts and not setting off alarm bells with your employer?

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can I tell interviewers I’m looking for a new job because of money?

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a job, and I think a lot about trying to find a new job. When I was previously looking for a job, the question “why are you looking to leave your current job?” came up a lot. Trying to answer that question is quite fraught. It’s challenging to say what’s wrong with the current job without sounding like a complainer.

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Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Is Going Mainstream. How Will the Industry Grow Around It?

Kellogg Insight

While significant barriers remain—including regulatory uncertainty and the difficulty of scaling a labor-intensive treatment method—industry leaders see a path forward.

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How HR can cultivate essential change skills in employees

Kotter Inc.

We are living in a world that is moving faster, is less predictable and is more complex and uncertain that ever before. A myriad of factors like globalization and rapidly advancing technology, with increased access to information, are contributing to this rapid-fire state of change. Many organizations are struggling to keep up in this new environment because it’s creating a fundamental need to rethink what it takes to thrive today.

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From Boss to Leader: How Perspective Taking Energizes People

Leadership Freak

Taking perspective is more important than giving perspective when leading. But many leaders run around spouting their perspective without learning how others see the world. Perspective taking increases influence, energizes others, and builds trust. Here are three actionable approaches to the art of perspective taking.

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What Is a Knowledge Base? (Benefits, Types, and Examples)

Sweet Process

Last Updated on March 30, 2024 by Owen McGab Enaohwo Start your free 14-day trial of SweetProcess No credit card needed. Cancel anytime. Click Here To Try it for Free. It’s 24 hours to the launch of your biggest client’s product. All is set except for the final testing. The product tester has just called […] The post What Is a Knowledge Base? (Benefits, Types, and Examples) appeared first on SweetProcess.

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How to Create Company Values That Resonate and Matter

Lolly Daskal

In today’s rapidly evolving business the significance of well-defined and meaningful company values cannot be overstated. Research consistently highlights their impact on organizational success and employee engagement. According to a study conducted by Deloitte, organizations with clearly defined values that are well-communicated to employees are more likely to achieve high levels of employee engagement.

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Listening with Eyes Wide Open: Harmonizing Voice-of-Customer and AI Insights for CEO Success

Chief Outsiders

In my experience, growth successes and challenges almost always have some foundation in voice-of-customer (VoC). That’s a sweeping statement, but as a CEO if you lack up-to-date insight into what your customers want and need, how they anticipate that changing, and how they think of your brand, your offerings, and your competition, you may be running your company with your hearing impaired.

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Husk Power Systems: Building a Better World Through Entrepreneurship

UVA Darden

Husk Power Systems: Building a Better World Through Entrepreneurship burtonc Thu, 01/25/2024 - 09:31 25 January 2024 Entrepreneurship & Innovation Business, Ethics & Society Gosia Glinska Husk Power Systems is one of the rare companies tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Led by its co-founder and CEO Manoj Sinha (MBA ’09), Husk provides low-cost renewable power to remote rural communities across South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa through the world’s largest fleet of solar hybri

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Why the worst users come from referral programs, free trials, coupons, and gamification

Andrew Chen

Above: Many small business figured out the hard way why coupon sites generate worse users Incentive programs often don’t perform The people you attract with referral programs, free trials, coupons, and gamification — folks who are “incentivized” as a broad umbrella category — are usually MUCH WORSE than organic ones. Worse LTVs, worse conversion, less engaged, and so on.

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