Posts Tagged ‘work’

CM 085: Philip Auerswald on the Human Side of Code

Could our code be making us more human? When most of us hear the word code, we think of computer code — the digital instructions that drive our devices. But when Philip Auerswald hears the word code, he sees the instructions that drive the human race. Phil is the author of the book, The Code…

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CM 070: Francesca Gino on the Benefits of Nonconformity at Work

Employee engagement is at an all-time low, but why? Francesca Gino, an expert on employee engagement and productivity, advises that if we do only one thing to fix it, we should encourage our employees to stop conforming and be themselves. When she and members of her research team introduced small interventions that encouraged people to…

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CM 043: Iris Bohnet on Finding and Keeping Great Talent

Want to hire, evaluate, and collaborate more effectively? The same design principles that are changing¬†how we think about products and services can improve our talent management. Iris Bohnet, author of What Works and Professor of Behavioral Economics at Harvard University, tells us how. In this interview, Bohnet shares fast and inexpensive ways we can de-bias…

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CM 041: Liz Wiseman on Why Learning Beats Knowing

Do you fear becoming obsolete? Liz Wiseman offers a solution. Rather than run from roles for which you are not qualified, seek them out. In fact, in a world where 85 percent of your knowledge could be irrelevant in as little as 5 years, this strategy may be the key to maintaining and advancing a…

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CM 002: David H. Hansson on How to Rethink Leadership

David Heinemeier Hansson is the Founder and CTO of Basecamp (formerly 37signals), best-selling author of Rework and Remote, and creator of the popular web application framework Ruby on Rails. David is rethinking what it means to build a company in the digital age. He and his co-founder rejected the typical startup narrative in favor of…

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