& Technology Now 72% of IT departments are static, 80% of budgets will stay the same in 2013 and CEO decision making is almost evenly split between initiatives that make money, and initiatives that save money.
From the article: "...here is a brief overview of 5 of the 20th century’s most important educational theorists. Their influence can still be felt today, both in how we view the educational system and the educational process. As is the case with most theories, these individuals’ work has been adopted, refuted, tweaked, and ignored to varying degrees.
Implied here, of course, is that knowing both the history of education and theories of education are important. The case for the former is made best, arguably, by George Santayana: 'Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.'"
TED Talks William Ury, author of "Getting to Yes," offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations -- from family conflict to, perhaps, the Middle East.
How do you end war and conflict? By finding a different story to share.
While this is not about business storytelling per se, it is a fabulous and inspiring video on the power of a story. Perfect for a little weekend inspiration.
Story sharing has been recognized as one of the most effective tools in peace and justice work.
William Ury talks here about his work negotiating peace in world conflicts and how choosing a different story can make all the difference in the world.
If Ury can do this on a global scale, surely we can take lessons here and apply it to our organizational conflicts, and conflicts in our personal lives.
May this video inspire you to new heights in your storytelling.
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