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Change Management

Why specialization can be a downside in our ever-changing world


 
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Popular wisdom drives home the importance of a head start and specializing early. Not so fast, advises journalist David Epstein.

After Epstein wrote about the famed 10,000-hour rule in his first book, The Sports Gene, he was invited to debate Malcolm Gladwell, whose book Outliers had brought the rule into the mainstream. To prepare for the debate, Epstein gathered studies that looked at the development of elite athletes and saw that the trend was 

Why you should define your fears instead of your goals


 
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The hard choices -- what we most fear doing, asking, saying -- are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down our fears in detail, in a simple but powerful exercise he calls "fear-setting." Learn more about how this practice can help you thrive in high-stress environments and separate what you can control from what you cannot.
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Online social change: easy to organize, hard to win



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Today, a single email can launch a worldwide movement. But as sociologist Zeynep Tufekci suggests, even though online activism is easy to grow, it often doesn't last. Why? She compares modern movements -- Gezi, Ukraine, Hong Kong -- to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and uncovers a surprising benefit of organizing protest movements the way it happened before Twitter.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
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It’s Time To Get Real About Digital Transformation.

  

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Digital transformation, ugh! It hurts just to say it.

I’ve just returned from an amazing conference, hosted byInsight Venture Partners, where C-level leaders and board members discussed the opportunities and frustrations of digital transformation. By all accounts, getting this stuff right is really hard. Really hard.
Even for the smartest and most experienced leaders.

For these leaders, and others like them, the challenge has been to use digital transformation to establish or maintain product leadership.

Before You Act, Consider These Keys to Preparing for Change



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Do you know how to prepare for change? The Prosci methodology begins not with change management application but with taking the necessary steps to understand the change and the organization itself before you create your change management strategy. Below are the key activities you need to undertake at the start of project (and change management) planning:...
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Emmanuel Macron meets Angela Merkel in Berlin. A meeting to revitalize Europe?


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Emmanuel Macron's Investiture Speech


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Emmanuel Macron's first speech as president


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President Obama endorses Emmanuel Macron for President of France


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Personnality differences between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen


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