2013 October

The Scariest Person in Business

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes He comes in many shapes and sizes, but we’ve all seen him. He’s terrifying, sneaking up on us when we least expect it. His methods of disruption and fear have gotten more varied as technology has See on www.linkedin.com

Map: The Sad State of Global Workplace Engagement

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes A mere 13% of employees worldwide say they’re engaged in their jobs. How does your country compare? See on blogs.hbr.org

How to Find Evidence to Support Any Argument

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Information is knowledge, and knowledge is power. If you want someone to rally to your cause, support your position, or put you in a position of authority, you need to be able to back up your positions and sway others from theirs. See on lifehacker.com


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Mastering the building blocks of strategy | McKinsey & Company

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Increase your likelihood of developing effective strategies through an approach that’s thorough, action-oriented, and comfortable with debate and ambiguity. A McKinsey Quarterly article. See on www.mckinsey.com

The 7 Types Of People Who Never Succeed At Work

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes In lieu of filling you with fluffy “this is what a successful person looks like” talk, I thought I’d take the opposite route. The following is a list of people who stand out for all the wrong reasons. See on www.forbes.com

The Top 10 Workplace Trends Of 2013

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes This year, ten major workplace trends focus on the generational shift, the rise of freelancing, the skills gap and more. From a professional and corporate perspective, here’s the breakdown and how these trends can influence your decisions. See on www.forbes.com

SAPVoice: How The Best Leaders Get Full Participation In Employee Surveys

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Its that time of the year again.   Your company is rolling out the annual employee survey so that management can measure the engagement levels across the entire organization.   Yet, with all the costs and efforts to administer employee surveys, the… See on www.forbes.com

SAPVoice: Students Issue Report Card on MOOCs

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Debates on the pros and cons of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) often overlook how these online sessions fundamentally change the dynamic of learning. See on www.forbes.com

8 Ways To Spot Great Leadership

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes If you ever wonder why we’re in a crisis of leadership all you have to do is to watch and listen to those in positions of leadership. See on www.forbes.com

NetAppVoice: Knowledge Is Easy, Ignorance Is Hard (5 Ways To Win)

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes It wasn’t that long ago when, if you had an unanswered question, or didn’t know the name of a song, the only option was total ignorance. In fact, ignorance was the normal way of life, and true knowledge was really hard to achieve. See on www.forbes.com

How to Deal with Judgment and Criticism in a Healthy Way

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes It doesn’t matter how you choose to live your life–whether you build a business or work a corporate job; have children or choose not to have children; travel the world or live in the same town all of your life; go to the gym five times a week or… […]

Is Yours a Learning Organization?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Feras Zeidan‘s insight: An old (but still a valid) article on the pillars of te learning organization. See on hbr.org

5 Steps to Getting Your Sales Team to Adopt Gamification – GCo

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Gamifying sales processes is a great way to motivate your sales team and increase their productivity but making sure people play the game can be tough. See on www.gamification.co

What It’s Like to Work for Jeff Bezos (Hint: He’ll Probably Call You Stupid)

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes What life’s really like at Amazon, who’s behind the invention of Twitter, and why you can’t stop checking your phone while you drive. These stories and more in this week’s scouting report on provoc… See on blogs.hbr.org

The Rise Of The Reputation Economy

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes As the sharing economy grows, trust and reputation are becoming a bigger part of the equation. Here, Ericsson presents a film on the future of reputation and digital trade. See on www.forbes.com

Four Areas Where Senior Leaders Should Focus Their Attention

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Stop checking email and starting talking about what matters. See on blogs.hbr.org

How to Close a Sales Call

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Remember the last time you were being pressured into doing something you didn’t want to do? Whether the pressure came from a boss, colleague, spouse, or child, your natural response was to resist a… See on blogs.hbr.org

What’s Wrong With Your Sales Training Program

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Somehow, “successful” sales training has become associated with a thick binder of material the salesperson lugs home from the class (never to open again). The classroom experience is based mainly u… See on blogs.hbr.org

Seven Personality Traits of Top Salespeople

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes If you ask an extremely successful salesperson, “What makes you different from the average sales rep?” you will most likely get a less-than-accurate answer, if any answer at all. Frankly, the perso… See on blogs.hbr.org

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