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Insights

Trends in leadership continually change and rapidly spread as requirements among our clients when they are recruiting for new leaders. We share resources that provide insight into those leadership skills that are currently in demand as well as what the future may hold.

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Correcting Leadership

Think Differently: Correcting Leadership BS

Pfeffer argues that one reason the leadership industry has not been successful is that its recommendations are based on an ideal world, rather than on the real world. Myth, generalizing and learning from exceptional cases promotes a disconnect.

Click here to listen to an interview with Pfeffer, author of Correcting Leadership BS.

Smart Technology

Think Differently: Smart Technology is Making us Dumb

It’s been said that smart technology creates dependency on devices, narrows our world to echo chambers, and impairs cognitive skills through shortcuts and distraction. Are smart tech devices guiding so much of our decision making that we are losing autonomy without even realizing it?

Click here and select “Listen to the edited radio broadcast” to hear the debate.

StopFocusingonyourStrengths

Think Differently: Stop Focusing on Your Strengths

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, professor at University College London and Columbia University and CEO of Hogan Assessments, explains how the fad for strengths-based coaching may actually be weakening us.

Click here to listen to the 15 minute podcast.

Stress Toys

STRESS TOYS: MINDLESSNESS WITH A PURPOSE?

Preliminary research indicates that “fidget widgets” might boost attention and memory.

Click here to read more.

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UNDERSTANDING PRODUCTIVITY IN THE INFORMATION AGE

It pays to be an “information hub.” MIT research shows those who are complete more projects and generate more revenue.

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