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Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

When people are encouraged to make decisions and take quick action, this will lead to increased efficiency, innovation, and stuff getting done. Here’s an interesting story about a French company that only cares about doing what is needed for the customer to be satisfied. Accountability is to the customer and to the team, not a boss — people...

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Independent Innovators

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

Innovation will often come from those who are willing to think outside the box… this includes breaking the mold within their organizations. Mavericks are the independent innovators or performers–often quirky–who do not run well with others. They think and act differently. Many mavericks take mischievous delight in shaking things up. The...

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Emotions and Decision Making

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

Rational analysis is very important. However, when your rationality is flawed from an overly-emotional bias, you might get yourself in trouble. Emotions are woven into all decision-making processes in many ways in which we are not conscious. Leaders who see themselves as making decisions in a purely rational manner could be setting themselves–and...

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Saying “yes” a bit too much

Posted by on Sep 14, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

I have a serious problem with saying “no”, specially when it’s something that I think might impact the world in a big manner. Over time this had led to an unhealthy lifestyle, with way too many all-nighters, and not enough family time. On my defense, “yes” to a lot of things does encourage innovation. It’s equally as...

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Teamwork, harmony and competition

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

According to one survey around 70% of all offices in America have gone open-plan. Yet evidence is mounting that this is a bad idea. I don’t necessarily agree… but then, I often work from home depending on what I have to do, and whether I think I’ll be more productive there. The next part, however, does make (some) sense. … The...

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Choose one

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

I like how Erin writes… Let’s say you want to work in tech but you also want a civil, respectful working environment. You want to transcend professional mediocrity, but you also want family-friendly policies or sane working hours. Some people are capable of having both for a little while. Eventually, though, you will need to choose. You might have...

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