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The Learning Cafe | December 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 14, 2017

Modern laziness  The original definition of lazy was about a person who avoids hard physical work. Too lazy to dig a garden, too lazy to organise a working bee or too lazy to clean the garage. The modern lazy person also avoids emotional labour. This is the laziness of not raising your hand to ask the key questions, the laziness...

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Leaders Toolbox | Satya Nadella: The C In CEO Stands For Culture

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

In this excerpt from Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone, Satya Nadella frankly assesses the culture he inherited when he took over in February 2014, how he set out to fix it, and explores his own mistakes along the way. The CEO is the curator of an organization’s culture. Anything is...

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Food for thought | Generation Z vs Millennials: The 8 differences you need to know

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

Generation Z vs Millennials: The 8 differences you need to know Eight pivotal differences between Millennials and Generation Z that will impact organizational structure, workplace communications, employee training, and more. The next generation hungry to enter the workplace is Generation Z. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation) makes up 25 percent of the population. (Read...

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Leaders Toolbox | Diversity and inclusion: Rewriting the rules for marketing

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

Diversity and inclusion: Rewriting the rules for marketing When it comes to diversity in marketing, we’ve come a long way—but we still have a long way to go. Marketing has a unique role to play in rewriting the rules on diversity in business. Numerous studies show that diverse teams deliver superior results. For example, recent research found that inclusive teams...

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Leaders Toolbox | 7 brilliant ways to start any presentation

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

7 brilliant ways to start any presentation “The beginning is the most important part of the work.”-Plato When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience’s attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said Inc., and author of “Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get...

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Food for thought | How To Respect Your Own Time

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

How To Respect Your Own Time Busy is the mantra of this generation and it’s not a good thing. With time becoming an increasingly precious resource, it’s worthwhile thinking about how to protect your own time. And it starts with respect. If you respect your time, others will follow suit. Here are some golden rules to help you feel more...

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The Learning Cafe | October 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On October 2, 2017

How to fix the buffet line I was MC at a wedding last month.  The meal was a buffet, and there were 80-plus hungry guests of all ages to feed.  The line was moving slowly – so I got thinking, how do I fix the buffet line? I managed how people entered the line. By asking table groups of wedding...

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