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PechaKucha 20x20 - The Most Valuable Skill

PechaKucha 20x20 - The Most Valuable Skill | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Mike Busch talks about why feedback is the most valuable skill to teach to learners and how it has impacted his life and enriched his relationships.
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Awesome in its sheer simplicity and beauty :)

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The Power of Failure

The Power of Failure | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
The always quoteable Malcolm Gladwell tackles failure in this NEW essay from The New Yorker.
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Embrace failing, it inevitably leads to success :)
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5 Questions That Will Close the Sale (Without Pressuring Customers)

5 Questions That Will Close the Sale (Without Pressuring Customers) | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Can't close the sale? Try a few of these simple low-pressure questions.
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Sometime less is more :)

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PechaKucha 20x20 - Process Hacks: Iterating to Excellence

PechaKucha 20x20 - Process Hacks: Iterating to Excellence | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
What's the ROI on employee benefits? Josh explores the business case for employee perks, and the iterative process of building company value (and culture) throughout 11 years in business.
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Who says presentations can't be interesting! I love presentations that are done well and love to train presenation skills. Check out the PechaKucha site for presentation inspiration.

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Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence?

Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence? | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
It's a noble quest, but a tough one.
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Give me EQ over IQ any day of the week :)

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Be Brave, Be Honest: What Leadership Looks Like From Here On Out

Be Brave, Be Honest: What Leadership Looks Like From Here On Out | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
As a leader, avoiding the things that scare you can only backfire. Here's what to do instead.
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Lovely to get a sensible definition of fearless leadership.
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This Will Be The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years

This Will Be The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Last year, a pale woman with crazy eyebrows and a keytar strapped to her back made a video of herself, wearing a kimono and holding up hand-Sharpied signs on a street in Melbourne. One by one, the
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Seriously cool - stories are in :)

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The Forum Corporation

The Forum Corporation | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
A look at how a viral video shows the value of training for businesses, and how organizations should be investing their efforts in training.
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We salute that young man in Dunkin' Donuts.

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5 Stories Every Entrepreneur Should Be Able To Tell

5 Stories Every Entrepreneur Should Be Able To Tell | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Nothing has the power to engage people like a great story. From a carefully crafted elevator pitch to the perfect customer testimonial, a great narrative can propel your brand and business like
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Sounds like a training exercise to me :)

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Fear . . . The Silent Killer

Fear . . . The Silent Killer | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
One of the most destructive forces in a company is caused by fear. Just as pollution damages the environment, fear is toxic to companies. (Fear . . .
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I'd love to see managers rewarded on their ability to inspire and develop others :)
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10 Creative Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximiz...

10 Creative Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximiz... | Learning and Development | Scoop.it
While there are hundreds of tools and devices available, we have found 10 creative ways to use Google tools and services to help improve learning. (10 Creative Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximiz...
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Some genuinely nice ideas for training here :)
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CEOs: Don't Waste Your Time Being Average

How to move beyond the status quo and become a more innovative leader. (How to avoid being average. #Leadership #Career | http://t.co/xM3yiFjK8B)
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Excellence over average - we salute you! :)
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