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AI and Robots Are Coming – To Drive Human Spirit

The accelerating power of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics is daunting, and so are the mounting fears that these smart systems will take on a life of their own. It’s not just the storyline of science fiction that they could learn to evade human control and create disasters, displace people,...
Rick Brandon
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Mutual Benefit Conflict Resolution

Blending direct, yet fair Assertive Speaking skills with empathic, Active Listening helps us in many work and personal conversations, especially when facing an impasse while forging agreements with others.   The “G.A.I.N.” Agenda for Gaining Commitments Let’s pretend you’ve effectively tried to forge agreement from someone about a needed task. You’ve...
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Zooming from Cocoons: VUCA in Start-ups

The author of “Full Spectrum Thinking”, Bob Johansen, the Distinguished fellow with The Institute for the Future (IFTF) says, “In Silicon Valley, the innovation mantra is fail early, fail often, fail cheaply”. Currently, this is applicable to all new age entrepreneurs and their start-ups. These start-up founders are explorers in...
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