Category Archives: professional development

The Opposite Principle


 The Opposite principle is illustrated in an episode of the TV show Seinfeld, when George decides to do the opposite of everything he usually does, because his life sucks. When he begins to do this, his luck changes and everything begins … Continue reading

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Why employers value intercultural skills


New research shows that employers around the world value staff who understand the role of culture at work. Source: http://www.britishcouncil.org What do employers understand by ‘intercultural skills ?  Ability to understand different cultural contexts and viewpoints.  Respect for others’ and ‘adapting … Continue reading

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Dealing with Difficult People: The Know-It-All


Got a know-it-all in your life who knows everything except, perhaps, how to act like a real human being? Read on for tips on how to deal. According to the author of this article, Susan Davis, the Know It All … Continue reading

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Find the Coaching in Criticism


Read original article “Find the Coaching in Criticism” from by Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone HBR Magazine, March 2014 Anne Egros‘s insight: Learnings from the article: What makes receiving feedback so hard? The process strikes at the tension between two core human … Continue reading

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Beware the Very Real Effect of Negative Social Connections


See on Scoop.it – Education For The Future There’s a growing body of evidence supporting the idea that your friends’ friends wield tremendous power over you without you even knowing it. Social networks are the groups of real friends that … Continue reading

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How Intercultural Competence Drives Success in Global Virtual Teams


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders A study that shows intercultural competence as a factor in effectiveness of global virtual teams, and that building relationships, establishing structure, and having discipline are critical for success. Anne Egros‘s insight: To build a … Continue reading

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Online Education as an Agent of Transformation


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Online education is beginning to show itself as a disruptive innovation, introducing more convenient and affordable services that can transform sectors. Anne Egros‘s insight: Online (higher) education or E-learning, will change the way students … Continue reading

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