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Cognitive Diversity

innovation

5 min read

Why Bad Ideas Are Good For Innovation

Mark Tigan, civil servant of the village of Winooski, Vermont, was thirty-two years old when the president of the United States called to shut him...

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innovation

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What Separates Those Who Make Break-throughs in Their Fields

Early in my career, I got some advice from a CEO I looked up to: 

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creativity and innovation cat

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How To Find The Balance Between Standard-ization and Creativity

Think about the most creative person in your life. How does their “work style” differ from yours?

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cognitive diversity

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Personality Diversity: The Oft-Overlooked Factor In Teamwork

Explorations > Teamwork > PERSONALITY DIVERSITY   When we talk about differences at work, we often focus on visible or identity-based...

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Building Range and Cognitive Diversity To Solve Problems More Easily

The Importance Of Being Multi-Disciplined The conclusion of my Lateral Thinking explainer series. In this episode we explore how to diversify our...

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Culture Add: The Antidote To Culture Fit

WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE PEOPLE THAT ADD TO YOUR CULTURE, NOT FIT IT  

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cognitive diversity innovation

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How Cognitive Diversity Boosts Innovation and Teamwork

Explorations > Teamwork > COGNITIVE DIVERSITY   Ghenghis Khan, the Mongol leader who killed and conquered his way to owning the...

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