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A Key to Attracting and Retaining Highly Skilled People in Your Industry

A Key to Attracting and Retaining Highly Skilled People in Your Industry | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

In today’s knowledge economy, talent is not only critical, it’s also scarce. Although many executives say finding and retaining talent is a top priority, companies still struggle to fill skilled positions. Management should consider that an effective way to attract and retain talent is to create an environment where talented people can develop.

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4 Common Mistakes Managers Make When Goal Setting (and 3 ways to fix it)

4 Common Mistakes Managers Make When Goal Setting (and 3 ways to fix it) | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it
Performance expert John Hester identifies four common mistakes that managers make when they set goals for employees in the latest issue of Ignite!  The negative result is poor or misaligned performance, accountability issues, blame and resentment—not to mention countless hours spent reviewing tasks and redoing work.


Wondering if you might be making some of these common mistakes in your own goal setting with employees?  Here’s what Hester warns against.

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The 12 Cognitive Biases that Prevent you from Being Rational

The 12 Cognitive Biases that Prevent you from Being Rational | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The lowly calculator can do math thousands of times better than we can, and our memories are often less than useless — plus, we're subject to cognitive biases, those annoying glitches in our thinking that cause us to make questionable decisions and reach erroneous conclusions. Here are a dozen of the most common and pernicious cognitive biases that you need to know about.