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ORIGINALS … & how non conformists move the world

    Considered one of this generation’s most ‘provocative thought leaders’, Adam Grant explores how individuals with great ideas get ‘discovered’, their own human foibles (like you and me)  and their persistence to act anyway! In pointing out some flaws … Continue reading

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Finding mutual pathways for a Multi Gen workplace

Just recently I had the opportunity to volunteer at a large non-profit agency in Atlanta where a diverse team of employees came together (at short notice) to rescue parrots that were in a state of neglect by a pet lover … Continue reading

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To share or not share ….who’s guilty?

We seem to be always ‘holding court’ these days whenever the issue of teenagers and internet privacy come up. Let’s take some incidents in the recent past: one teen whose naked photos sent to her boyfriend lover went viral after … Continue reading

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Ex Machina … Taking another look at Artificial Intelligence

Virtual reality gets more intriguing by the minute! The most recent is the movie, Ex-Machina  in which scientist/entrepreneur Nathan develops Ava a female robot with more than just bare artificial intelligence. His creation is meant to prove that Ava is conscious; … Continue reading

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Learning on the Go!

According to the statistics portal, Statista, there’ll be 2.13 billion social network users worldwide by 2016! The population will reach just over 7 billion (according to http://www.geoba.se/population/com) and there’ll be over 8 billion mobile devices by then! These incredible statistics … Continue reading

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Coach first, teach later, pays in higher education

Just recently I picked up a copy of Thomas Crane’s Heart of Coaching, where he talks about 7 steps of transformational coaching and I couldn’t help but reflect on how these ideas can well serve those in higher learning. I … Continue reading

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A new year but….. who’s listening

A new year comes rushing in with little time to catch our breath between celebrations, parties and family gatherings where heart to heart conversations get tangled in a web of devices that pass for true communication. Now fixated on I-pads, … Continue reading

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