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Really, 20% job growth rate in HR?

I listened to Josh Bersin’s keynote at their 2011 Impact Conference – The Business of Talent on Wednesday April 27. Kudos to Bersin and Associates for streaming this event and sharing with those that couldn’t attend. Josh talked about the … Continue reading

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Learning reflections week of April 10

Inspired by Harold Jarche and David Kelly, my goal is to post weekly some key experiences and learnings from the past week. Grass roots Social Media to save County Libraries Friday April 8, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners announced … Continue reading

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Governance: Who Should Come to the Party?

Governance: Who Should Come to the Party? « LIVING IN LEARNING. For me, governance is the who, what and why driven by business strategy. Gary Wise correctly points out that that “performance objectives” should not be part of governance. That’s … Continue reading

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Emo Philips on Philip Glass

A friend of mine gave me a Philip Glass record. I listened to it for five hours before I realized it had a scratch on it.   GlassPages

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Post hoc, ergo propter hoc

After this, therefore because of this (translated from the Latin) is a logical fallacy where an event is said to be the cause of a later event simply because it occurred earlier. There’s tremendous noise across the web regarding political rhetoric as … Continue reading

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Does peer pressure imapact innovation?

We knew this or at least sensed this from high school. From the April HBR, innovation is chilled by image risks, that is unfavorable social impressions – the fear falling into disfavor by colleagues disrupting the status quo by offering … Continue reading

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Craig Ferguson on youth (and advertising)

Do we focus on youth too much? Was it because marketers and advertisers want to build lifelong relationships to sell stuff? Enjoy the rant.http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/6555681001?isVid=1&publisherID=769341148 H/T AdFreaklink if the player vanishes

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Sex and the cellphone

Fascinating above the fold story in Sunday NYT Styles section When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education. The Birds and Bees Text line in North Carolina is an attempt to lessen the teen pregnancy rate. NC has an abstinence-only curriculum. Teenagers … Continue reading

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