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The gift of gratitude

By: Dr. Susan Stillman on November 26, 2014 | 4 comments
It's Thanksgiving in the US and the traditional start of the Holiday season. For me, it's a time to intentionally reflect on gratitude for my family, friends, and my incredibly dear colleagues around the world who are engaged in such…

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Six Seconds to Present at Global Education Conference

By: Ilaria Boffa on November 9, 2014 | 1 comments
Six Seconds is honored to be participating in the 5th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) this year. The GEC, a free online conference taking place the week of November 17-21, is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections…

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More Postcards Every Manager Needs on their Wall

By: Joshua Freedman on November 5, 2014 | 1 comments
Imagine a soccer team striving to win in a competitive league.  But the team has no data about how many goals they’ve scored, or even who's a great striker versus defender.  What are their chances for success?  Crazy - yet…

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Creating a School of Excellence

By: Ilaria Boffa on October 21, 2014 | 1 comments
I met the Principal of Maus (charter high school in Human, Social and Economical Sciences based in Padua-Italy) three years ago during a conference where he was the presenter.  Mr. Visentin is a professor of philosophy and a passionate researcher…

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Does IQ Beat EQ? Wrong Question.

By: Joshua Freedman on October 16, 2014 | 38 comments
After 100 years of research, there’s little agreement on the definition of intelligence or how to measure IQ. Yet Adam Grant insists cognitive skill trumps all, and “Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated.” His critique is wrong, but important. His latest post…

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Where is Competitive Advantage? (Infographics)

By: Joshua Freedman on October 10, 2014 | 4 comments
The Vital Organization begins with a simple premise: If the we’re in a world of rapid change, then we better stop using the Rules of Management created in the 17th Century. The 3 postcards that every manager needs on the…

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