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Posted On August 16, 2016
The number of free online resources devoted to workplace learning and productivity is astounding and continues to grow. Leaders and professionals from all over the world have embraced the opportunity to openly and generously share their thoughts and experiences, and to stimulate the conversation for the greater good.

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Posted On May 16, 2016
Not so long ago, email put me in the doghouse. I annoyed a former colleague by unintentionally failing to act on an emailed request from her. “I did send you an email about it…” she grumbled as I quickly filtered through the long pile sitting obstinately in my inbox.

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Posted On March 9, 2016
Gender diversity is high on most CEOs’ agenda and with good reason. In addition to the obvious equal opportunity issue, female leaders bring fresh ideas, new styles and valuable insights to the workplace. And recent McKinsey & Company research indicates that organisations with female CEOs and a high proportion of women in senior management roles are more profitable.

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Posted On November 24, 2015
If you added up how long you sit down in a typical day, it might surprise you. If you have an office job, you could be sitting at a desk for most of the working day. When you’re absorbed in your work, it’s easy for a couple of hours to go by without even getting up from your chair.

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Posted On September 14, 2015
We all want to be happy, to be successful, to overcome adversity and be the best we can, don’t we? But our busy and complicated lives make it hard to achieve these things without support and a regular dose of inspiration. And that’s exactly what the thought-provoking TED Talks, hosted by the Technology, Education and Design (TED) organisation, set out to do — to spread ideas that can change attitudes and even lives.

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