Would you write a Failure CV?

Would you write a Failure CV?

Why on earth would you want to advertise your failures? Failures make us feel ashamed – that’s not exactly a feeling we want to perpetuate. Futhermore how could advertising your failures ever help you progress in your career? The problem is that failing at something at

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Companies With Great Cultures Fail

Companies With Great Cultures Fail

They fail often, and they often fail intentionally In the enduring battle to stay relevant, to stay in business and to ride the next economic shock wave businesses have to fail, fail in order to learn and innovate. Failure, however counterintuitive it may seem is

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What Hackathons did for Facebook’s Culture (10 Takeaways)

What Hackathons did for Facebook’s Culture (10 Takeaways)

In an incredibly insightful article, ex Director of Engineering at Facebook, Pedram Keyani unpacks some of the magic of the +/- 40 ‘hackathons’ he ran at Facebook over the past 7 years. If you don’t have time for the full article (6 min read) here are 10 of the

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Introducing ‘Returnships’

Introducing ‘Returnships’

This incredible concept was started as an internal program at Return Path. It has now grown into a stand alone non-profit called Path Forward. As of Tuesday (30 Aug 2016), GoDaddy, Coursera, Zendesk, Demand Base and CloudFare have all signed up. A Returnship is offered to

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You Get the Organisation You Compromise For

You Get the Organisation You Compromise For

Here’s how you end up with a bully in a position of authority at an organization: Someone points out that the bully is a real problem. And the boss says, “I know he’s a bully, but he’s really productive and we can’t afford to replace

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#Quoteables

#Quoteables

What is the state of your on boarding?

#Quoteables

#Quoteables

Failure is inherent in innovation. How organisations respond to failure is crucial to their innovation ability.

Lead With Ideas Not by Controlling Information

Lead With Ideas Not by Controlling Information

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric summed up the current era of leadership perfectly when he described leadership in the current age in the following way: “…you will have to lead with ideas, not by controlling information.”  What Welch meant was that in the

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Deliberate Learning Through The Lens Of Exercise

Deliberate Learning Through The Lens Of Exercise

“People who don’t spend at least 5-10 hours a week in online learning will obsolete themselves with technology” Randall Stephenson, CEO AT&T.  I came across this quote in a brilliant article from INC. The article focuses on the practice of deliberate learning or the ‘Five-Hour Rule’,

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Innovation. Brilliant / Crazy, Can You Tell?

Innovation. Brilliant / Crazy, Can You Tell?

“The truth is, innovation – you can’t tell in the early days whether it is brilliant or crazy. So if you cannot afford crazy, you cannot afford brilliant”  Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots at ‘X’, Alphabet (Google).  Check out his insightful video from the re:work

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