Tue.Jan 24, 2023

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Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Source: Unesco-harnessing-ai-innovation-to-accelerate-sustainability-for-the-planet Over this weekend, I spent a fair amount of reading time working through the World Economic Forum Whitepapers I have collected to remind me of this incredible source of knowledge across many world issues and challenges, grasping the risks, potentials and value opportunities discussed in these papers.

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Stereotype Threat: Why people perform worse at some tasks based on their identity

Idea to Value

Have you ever heard that women are bad drivers? Or that Asian students are good at math? Or that people who work in accounting are not creative? Well, there is a powerful psychological phenomenon which means that if someone is part of a group where there is a stereotype that they will underperform or be bad at a task, then that stereotype will actually make them perform worse.

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ChatGPT did not write this blog

Jeffrey Phillips

There are a lot of folks thinking about the implications of ChatGPT, the new AI that has many writers worried about losing their jobs. I've seen posts online where people provided prompts to ChatGPT and found the resulting document to be comparable to a well-written, college level paper. Which has led, inevitably, to the claim that AI will replace humans and take their jobs.

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Ten Ways to Make Time for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Nick Jain Although the average American works 8.8 hours per day, most employees deliver peak productivity just 3 to 4 hours a day. Knowing this, you and your team can experiment with different time management strategies to maximize your peak hours.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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How to Talk with Your Team About the Elephant in the Room

Harvard Business Review

A five-step process to discuss problems that feel too threatening, too uncomfortable, or too hidden to bring to the surface.

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Innovation: How Banks and Businesses Can Fight Fraud and Chargebacks Should Regulation Fail

Entrepreneur - Innovation

With the CFPB's future in the hands of the Supreme Court, Chargebacks911 Founder Monica Eaton says more collaboration between banks and businesses is needed to protect themselves and consumers should a decades worth of regulation be undone.

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Innovations in Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage Materials

eZassi

It’s Electric! Innovative Energy Storage Systems for a Surging Market The power of open innovation and breakthrough R&D are transforming the electric vehicle and energy storage sectors and can be the keys to a global clean energy movement. National policy changes, consumer demand, and improved efficiency in batteries are all factors supporting this market growth and opportunity for commercialization.

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Employee Tenure

Harvard Business Review

Research suggests it has a positive — and sizable — impact on firm performance.

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Expressing Gratitude May Promote Better Collaboration

Michael Roberto

In past blog posts, I have featured some excellent research on the benefits of expressing gratitude. Most of that work focused on the benefits to the person giving thanks. New research from UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Sara B. Algoe and her colleagues demonstrates an interesting ancillary benefit from thanking others. They call it the witness effect. Gratitude doesn't just benefit the individuals giving and receiving thanks; it also has a positive impact on third parties who witness this exchange.

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7 Ways Managers Can Help Their Team Focus

Harvard Business Review

Modern work is a mess of distractions. Here’s how to help.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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Guy Raz on What Great Business Leaders Have in Common

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with podcaster and journalist Guy Raz about the recipe for success.

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Stepping Up Workforce Planning Strategy by Closing the HR-Finance Gap - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM WORKDAY

Harvard Business Review

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