Business Skills

Draw to Remember Better

December 4, 2018

What’s the most effective memory trick? New studies now point to drawing as a mnemonic strategy, boosting memory performance.  […]

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Business Skills

The Effect of Competition on Creativity

October 17, 2018

Can creative work be hindered or blossomed by a competitive working environment? A new study shows that there is a Goldilocks zone for ideal creative output. […]

Business and Economics

Reskilling Over a Lifetime: Learning New Skills as We Age

August 20, 2018

“Reskilling” is the act of learning a new trade or employable skill, usually in middle-age or older. Professor Timothy Taylor discusses the options available for people in the US and world looking for a future in a new profession. […]

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Business and Economics

Games That Businesses Play — 3 Famous Examples of Failed Business Strategy

April 10, 2017

Sun Tzu reminded us of the importance of analyzing your enemy, understanding your competitor. This is crucial in business strategy, as well as in the military. Strong businesses put themselves in the shoes of their rivals, and they try to anticipate how those competitors will react. And they use that information to help them plot a more effective strategy. […]

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Business Skills

A More Powerful Argument: The Toulmin Model

April 4, 2017

One of the most widely studied models of argumentation was designed by Dr. Stephen Toulmin, a British philosopher and scholar of formal logic. The beauty of the Toulmin model is its simplicity, yet it reveals that truly mastering argumentation requires a series of high-stake decisions to be made in the moment. […]

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