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What Makes A Team Smarter? More Women: Silicon Valley Edition

June 29, 2015   Defend Your Research: What makes a team smarter? More women There’s little correlation between a group’s collective intelligence and the IQs of its individual members. But if a group includes more women, its collective intelligence rises. You realize you’re saying that groups of women are...

Harvard Business Review: Blue Ocean Strategy & Leadership

Five years ago a good friend and trusted colleague emailed me an article from The Harvard Business Review titled Blue Ocean Strategy; and, attached to the email was the message "Call me right away!"  (And for those of you reading in judgement (yes you) let's keep...

Harvard Business Review/Gallup: 5 Things that Make a Great Manager

  Gallup states that 82% of the time companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job. Bad managers cost businesses billions of dollars each year, and having too many of them can bring down a company. The only defense against this massive problem...

Avoid Networking Nightmares

For some networking is an act comparable to pulling teeth and even worse for the people on the receiving end of the awkward exchange.  Ever hand a card to someone thinking you’ve made a great impression and they never called? It’s happened to the best...