14/02/27

Secret societies, ancient manuscripts and mysteriuous rituals have always made for interesting fiction, Indiana Jones style. One disappointing thing about such fiction is that… it’s only fiction after all.

However, there is a book, a real book which for almost a century now has been giving linguists and cryptologists many sleepless nights. And the mystery is yet to be solved. Have you ever heard of…

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14/02/25

The phenomenon of contagious ideas has been probed quite thoroughly and approached from many different perspectives. What makes one idea catch on? What dooms others into oblivion? There are at least several answers.

One thing that’s often disregarded, though, is the carrier of an idea. Who is the carrier and what role do they play in the entire process?

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14/02/20

 

Good communication is key to effective leadership, and the ability to tackle conflicts is one of the key characteristics of effective leaders. It turns out, though, that conflict solving might be really daunting and most people would rather avoid conflicts altogether rather than engage with them.

And yet, pretending that something doesn’t exist is never a good solution…

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14/02/18

Managing companies is quite similar to managing sportspeople – you have to find which strategy will help them deliver highest performance. Here’s a bunch of tips by a coach whose most successful swimmer, Michael Phelps, reached for olympic medals as many as 22 times (18 times gold!).

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14/02/13

There are many things standing in your way to change and it’s usually quite problematic to point your finger at all of them.

However, if you deal with these 7 obstacles successfully, the processes of learning and change might become buttery smooth.

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