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Joan Lunden - Working As A Woman In Television

By Brian Lord
Joan Lunden is an award-winning broadcast journalist who paved the way for women in television news, which in the 70s and 80s was a male-dominated industry. Joan was raised in Sacramento, California and began her television career on a local station as the "weather girl."; It turned out to be one of the most pivotal decisions of her professional life as she courageously said "yes"; to something that was brand new to her experience and way out of her comfort zone. Lunden learned then and ...
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Placing Tasks Before Apps

By Thomas C. Murray
Monica Burns (@ClassTechTips) joins Tom for this #LeadershipMinute.
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5 Signs You're Working For A Truly Great Company

By Jacob Morgan
If you were to ask people, "what makes a great company," you would get quite a variety of responses. It's one of those things that's hard to define but easy to identify if you are part of a great company. I've had the opportunity to interview, work and speak with some of the world's top business leaders to find out how they run their respective organizations and have noticed a few things that I wanted to share here. It's great to see what there are organizations such as Glassdoor and the ...
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Is going back to the moon worth it?

By Phil Valentine
Before we get into this I don't want anyone thinking I'm a space curmudgeon. I loved Star Trek. (Star Wars, not so much.) I think space exploration is exciting. I'm old enough to remember when we landed on the moon. You'd be amazed at how many people are alive today who weren't even born the last time we went to the moon in 1972. Now it's been revealed through a leak of documents that NASA plans to build a permanent base on the moon and launch 37 rockets there, all by 2024. My question is, is it ...
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Daily Inspiration: " .an incredible grasp of incompetence!"

By Jim Carroll
"Maybe your real challenge is that you are surrounded by people who have an incredible grasp of incompetence!" – #Futurist Jim Carroll You've spent a lot of time coming up with a great idea, a fantastic plan, a worthy goal – only to see it crash and burn during its implementation. You then spend weeks and months being hard on yourself, blaming yourself for the failure. Maybe it's not your fault. In many organizations, incompetence abounds – people who follow mind-numbing routines ...
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The Fortress and the Ship: How to Manage Your Core Business While Seeking New Innovation

By Kaihan Krippendorff
In a glass-walled boardroom overlooking the Hudson River wrapping around downtown Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty in the distance, our guest lecturer flicked on one of the strangest slides I've seen. Juxtaposed against a sleek, modern room were two medieval paintings. One of a fortress. The other of a ship. This was one of our The post The Fortress and the Ship: How to Manage Your Core Business While Seeking New Innovation appeared first on ...
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Are We Living In The Future Of Work?

By Jacob Morgan
There are countless conversations, concerns, theories and ideas about the future of work. Will AI and automation take over? Will we experience major job loss? Will there be a ton of new jobs created? Will we all be on Universal Basic Income and be able to do whatever we want?Listen to the podcast minisode here.But what if the future of work is exactly the way it is now? What if in the future of work there is still a majority of workers around the world who don't like their jobs, who are disengaged ...
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THE WHO had it right: Your business model will probably die before you get old!

By Jim Carroll
Will you survive? People don’t have a lot of confidence that their business model is going to stay the same. Watch this clip where I’m polling a retail audience on that very question…. With that, I give you must list of the 24 Drivers of Disruption. Read the list – and take a look at your business and the assumptions by which you operate. Will you survive the tsunami? If not, what do you need to change – NOW? You’ll find the list over at ...
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Daily Inspiration: "The future is your finish line!"

By Jim Carroll
"The future is your finish line!" – My Cousin Ken Keeley My newly-via-DNA discovered cousin made this comment yesterday in a thread in which he had posted my daily quote from yesterday. It immediately caught my attention – it's a brilliant observation! (Newly found cousin? It's a long story; suffice it to say, we 'discovered' our mutual great-grandfather via a DNA match a few months ago when I had keynote in Connecticut. I'll blog the full story one day with the most fascinating detail ...
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Live Inspired Podcast: Have You Ever Felt Stuck? (Get Unstuck ep. 152)

By John O'Leary
Laura Gassner Otting shares energetic insights to help you redefine success and live inspired with John O’Leary on the Live Inspired Podcast.Have you ever felt stuck? That you're "just" a teacher, dad, stay-at-home mom, accountant That there's more for you to achieve? Or are you achieving what you set out for, but still don't feel fulfilled? My guest today reminds us that your definition of success needs to change with you and with time + will give you tips on how to get ...

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