Fri.Dec 02, 2022

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If You Can Be One Thing – Be Effective

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski If you’re asked to be faster, choose to be more effective. There’s nothing slower than being fast at something that doesn’t matter. If you’re given a goal to be more productive, instead, improve effectiveness. There’s nothing less productive than making the wrong thing. If you’re measured on efficiency, focus on […].

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Downward enrollment trend in school districts calls for innovation—or else

Christensen Institute

Removed from the habit of traditional schooling, increasing numbers of families are opting for alternative forms of education for their children. The flight from public school districts that started while schools were closed isn’t reversing course. That’s the conclusion of newly released research by Tyton Partners, an education consultancy. The research shows that districts’ declining enrollments are not abating.

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Research: Men Speak More Abstractly Than Women

Harvard Business Review

Abstract language tends to be associated with leadership, meaning that how women are socialized to communicate can make them less likely to be seen as leaders.

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Is it time to fire yourself?

Michael Roberto

Source: Intel This week, author and leadership development consultant Adam Bryant wrote a thought-provoking article titled, "Is it time to fire yourself?" for Strategy+Business. Bryant tells the story of Bracken Darrell, CEO of Logitech International. After five years leading the firm, Darrell asked himself the question, "Am I the right person for the next five years?

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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When Someone Asks Your Opinion, Give It

Harvard Business Review

We often withhold our preferences in an attempt to be more likable — but research shows that this approach can often backfire.

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