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Investing in learning and development

October 6, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Skills

Whenever I have invested in learning and development for others or been the beneficiary of great training myself I have had one over-riding return mantra - we must be able to apply the learning quickly and do some important work very differently on Monday. Why? Because we forget if we don’t apply the new ...

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The life skills the world needs right now

August 7, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Skills

In leading corporations through change and now mentoring, volunteering and supporting Teens in AI, I have a strong sense of what life skills are key for the world. This LinkedIn article (http://ow.ly/RF8g50ARjDP) is helpful although, in my opinion, the labels of 'soft skills' does not do their importance justice. Collaboration ...

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“We have to teach students how to learn and how to constantly grow… it isn’t about getting one type of credential because they will be learning for the rest of their lives.” ~ Rashid Davis, Founder, P-TECH [Innovative public schools spanning grades 9 to 14 that bring together the best elements of high school, college and career.] ...

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Life Lessons from Millennials

November 1, 2018 - By Luan Wise - Skills

Just last week I was asked to speak to a group of IBM Millennials from 13 different countries around the world who will be gathered in Singapore to talk about future trends and opportunities for IBM. We call this group the Millennial Corps. I'd previously spoken to this group over a year ago after the opening ...

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Five tips for building personal resiliency

October 19, 2018 - By Luan Wise - Skills

Talking to a group of young professionals recently, I was asked what qualities were needed to succeed in the work place today. From the title of this post, you already know that one of the main attributes that I spoke about was the need for personal resiliency. It was only after that I stopped to ...

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Talk to enough people in business today, and it’s clear that the nature of work is changing and a company’s ability to access talent and emerging skills are likely to become a factor in its continued growth and prosperity. The rise of the ‘gig’ economy is changing how many people choose to participate ...

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How to Make Common Courtesy More Common

July 11, 2018 - By Luan Wise - Skills

I recently found myself chatting with a group of young professionals at the start of their careers. As I'm sure it does for many people, it reminded me of a time when I was starting my career – the heady mix of anxiety, excitement, and ambition. Then one of them said something that struck a nerve. ...

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Non-Millennials (Like Myself), Take Note

December 13, 2017 - By Luan Wise - Skills

Those who know me, know that I am a major supporter of lifelong learning. Whether it’s technology, cultures or how to ride my tandem bike better with my husband, I’m always looking for new ways to interact with the world around me. I like to think that my two Millennials are learning from ...

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