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» Evolving a Creative Workplace: Step 8

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Boxes and Arrows is devoted to the practice, innovation, and discussion of design; including graphic design, interaction design, information architecture and the design of business.
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Why Every Workplace Needs a Fool

Why Every Workplace Needs a Fool | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Office tricksters tell it like it is and contribute to creative growth.
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The Difference Between Principles and Values – The Mission

The Difference Between Principles and Values – The Mission | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
In his influential book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey outlined the difference between principles and values. In Covey’s view, principles are rules or laws that are…
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Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year

Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
How can I change my life completely in the next yea
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Obstacles to Problem Solving and Innovation in Design Thinking

Obstacles to Problem Solving and Innovation in Design Thinking | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Understanding the obstacles that prevent teams from reaching innovative solutions that solve underlying problems is a very important aspect of the Design Thinking process. When we ignore a major influencing factor while trying to develop a solution, we are setting ourselves up for a potentially negative result, or may even be creating an even more problematic situation than the one we are trying to resolve. To ensure your team has the optimum working environment for problem solving, le
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Let’s stop calling them ‘soft skills’

Let’s stop calling them ‘soft skills’ | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
It’s generally understood that Ty Cobb was a jerk. His teammates didn’t like him very much. But he’s still in the Hall of Fame. That’s because baseball keeps score… of hits, of runs and of catches…
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How to get better at the things you care about

How to get better at the things you care about | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Working hard but not improving? You're not alone. Eduardo Briceño reveals a simple way to think about getting better at the things you do, whether that's work, parenting or creative hobbies. And he shares some useful techniques so you can keep learning and always feel like you're moving forward.
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13 podcasts that will help make you a better human

13 podcasts that will help make you a better human | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
The humble podcast has finally come into its own.
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IBM's Louis Richardson on Making Social Smart

IBM's Louis Richardson on Making Social Smart | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Louis Richardson from IBM on Social.
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Are you a giver or a taker?

Are you a giver or a taker? | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking more than their share.
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10 Ways to Save Time in Creating Content

10 Ways to Save Time in Creating Content | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Follow these 10 tips to optimize your content creation process (and save time) – Content Marketing Institute
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Why You Shouldn't Listen to Music While You Work

Why You Shouldn't Listen to Music While You Work | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Studies show that for most types of cognitively demanding tasks, anything but quiet hurts performance.
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Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
It’s about how they manage stress, not how much stress they face.
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Does stress burn you out? Here's some tips to help manage stress and stop burn outs.

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Spotting 21st Century Talent and Cultivating Creative Leaders - THNK

Spotting 21st Century Talent and Cultivating Creative Leaders - THNK | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Sometimes two seemingly very different worlds meet.   Egon Zehnder is the Global Executive search firm serving Fortune 500 companies around the world to fill executive board positions.  In the 2014 HB
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How To Create Social Impact Through Thoughtful Networks

How To Create Social Impact Through Thoughtful Networks | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
This is the first in the "Designing Networks For Social Impact" blog series on networks and communities. In the
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Informal Learning: The Future | Girish Gopalakrishnan | TEDxNITTrichy

We all learn differently, what if a big portion of the knowledge we acquire isn't actually through reading, but through a form of social learning. How do w
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Disruptive Innovation Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche on Trends & Change

Top Innovation Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche's speech on trends, change, creativity and disruptive innovation. In this disruptive innovation keynot
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How Wikis Can Relieve Knowledge Management Pain

How Wikis Can Relieve Knowledge Management Pain | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
I talked to Béatrice Le Moing, knowledge management program manager at Schneider Electric, about how her organization deployed a successful global wiki-encyclopedia in less than a year.
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‘As soon as you have an innovation department you’re buggered’

‘As soon as you have an innovation department you’re buggered’ | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
CEO Caroline Norbury says brands have got to stop thinking about technology and creativity as two separate entities in order to fuel innovation.
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More Than Just Pretty: How Imagery Drives User Experience – Smashing Magazine

More Than Just Pretty: How Imagery Drives User Experience – Smashing Magazine | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Great landing pages are built around solid user experiences and imagery plays important role in building this experience. Nick Babich shares the most useful principles and best practices.
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Getting People to Actually Like Virtual Collaboration

Getting People to Actually Like Virtual Collaboration | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Despite organizations’ ever-increasing reliance on virtual collaboration to power key business processes, people still prefer to be face-to-face.
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The happy secret to better work

The happy secret to better work | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.
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7 Steps That Will Hook Your Audience through the Magnetic Force of Fascination - Copyblogger

7 Steps That Will Hook Your Audience through the Magnetic Force of Fascination - Copyblogger | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
If your online content doesn't stand out, learn how to form a deeper connection with your audience by producing fascinating writing that makes an impact.
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What I learned from 100 days of rejection

What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days -- from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to requesting a "burger refill" at a restaurant -- Jiang desensitized himself to the pain and shame that rejection often brings and, in the process, discovered that simply asking for what you want can open up possibilities where you expect to find dead ends.
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The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking

The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking | Better Sharing, Better Performance: Breaking down the silos | Scoop.it
Did you know that Warren Buffett has spent 80% of his career thinking?
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