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Recent Articles

The 14 soft skills every IT pro needs  A LinkedIn report conducted with consulting firm Cap Gemini found that more employers say their organization lacks soft skills (nearly 60 percent) than hard digital skills (51 percent). (CIO, 8 minutes)

The Simple Power Of Connected Communication  "Harnessing the power of connected communication is essential to working with and leading others."  (Forbes, 4 minutes)

Break the Rules: How Thinking Flexibly Leads to Innovation  "Corporations need more of this bottom-up thinking. If they want to be innovative, they have to give the freedom to the people below and the respect to listen to them and let them interact with each other and come up with ideas... "  (Wharton, 9 minutes)

Recommended Video

How Too Many Rules at Work Keeping You from Getting Things Done  "Modern work -- from waiting tables to crunching numbers to designing products -- is about solving brand-new problems every day, flexibly and collaboratively. But as Yves Morieux shows in this insightful talk, too often, an overload of rules, processes and metrics keeps us from doing our best work together. Meet the new frontier of productivity: cooperation."  (Yves Morieux, TED Talk, 17 minutes)

Recommended Book

Loving What Is
  "The Work is simply four questions that, when applied to a specific problem, enable you to see what is troubling you in an entirely different light. As Katie says, 'It’s not the problem that causes our suffering; it’s our thinking about the problem.' Contrary to popular belief, trying to let go of a painful thought never works; instead, once we have done The Work, the thought lets go of us. At that point, we can truly love what is, just as it is."(Byron Katie, 310 pages)  

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