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Case Study: Hyland Learning Culture

Case Study: Hyland Learning Culture

Overview Hyland Global Services was looking to kick off 2020 with a global initiative to unite its 800+ employees around a common goal. The leadership team knew that this initiative needed to be employee centered. However, the nature of the services business is that...

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What is Design Thinking?

What is Design Thinking?

What is Design Thinking? Design thinking is not so much "a thing", but more so "a way". Below are sourced excerpts that explain design thinking in more detail and provide links to original articles. "Design thinking is an innovative problem-solving process rooted in a...

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Making Mistakes Matures the Brain

Making Mistakes Matures the Brain

Saw this Forbes article and it got me thinking about the Miles Davis quote, "If you're not making mistakes, it's a mistake." Too often, failure is positioned as a negative instead of a positive step forward toward inevitable success. "Making mistakes matures the...

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Stop Weaponizing HR Assessments

Stop Weaponizing HR Assessments

I love HR assessments. They provide interesting insights to personalities, behaviors and skills. They make for interesting conversation around the water cooler or dinner table. But while lots of organizations run assessments, many of those same organizations are...

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