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Why Smart People Are So Easily Fooled

Digital Tonto

One of the things that I’ve learned over the years is that it’s best to assume people are smart, hardworking and well intentioned. Of course, that’s not always true, but we don’t learn much from. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Michael Michalko

One day not too long ago the employees of a large company returned from their lunch break and were greeted with a sign on the front door. The sign said: “Yesterday the person who has been hindering your growth in this company passed away. We invite you to join the funeral service in the Presentation room that has been prepared for the funeral.”. At first everyone was sad to hear that one of their colleagues had died, but after a while they started getting curious about who this person might be.

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The Gilded Age of SickTech

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. The WSJ reported that Twitter Inc. TWTR 5.66% accepted Elon Musk’s bid to take over the company and go private, a deal that would give the world’s richest person control over the social-media network where he is also among its most influential users.

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Aligning Functional Strategy with Corporate Strategy

Cascade Strategy

Corporate business and functional strategies. Strategy can be divided up into three distinct strategy levels , which can add some complexity to strategy alignment within an organization.

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Why You Need to Use Case Studies in Sales and Marketing (and How to Start Now)

Case studies are proof of successful client relations and a verifiable product or service. They persuade buyers by highlighting your customers' experiences with your company and its solution. In sales, case studies are crucial pieces of content that can be tailored to prospects' pain points and used throughout the buyer's journey. In marketing, case studies are versatile assets for generating business, providing reusable elements for ad and social media content, website material, and marketing c

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Episode 092: Why I Hate the Post-it Note as an Example of Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

I hate Post-it notes. No, that’s not true. I love them as a product. I use them nearly every day. What I do hate is how they are used as an example of innovation and creativity. To me, they set a terrible example of creative thinking. Tune in to learn some of the history of Post-it notes and why I don’t think they teach us any good lessons about creativity. .

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To Build Trust, Answer The Why Question


At a recent client, I assisted in implementing AI-based decision-making software. The software was straightforward to use – having a very minimal interface; it was designed to take on the burden of making decisions based on data instead of human intuition—one of those situations where people might feel that software might be taking someone’s job.… The post To Build Trust, Answer The Why Question appeared first on IDEATE + EXECUTE.