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Book Review | Adam Grant | Give and Take

Written by: Bill Sherman on Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 7:26 PM

Summary Dr. Adam Grant’s new book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, provides a masterclass on the concept of generosity. If you’re already a natural giver, you’ll be fascinated by his research on the science behind the psychology of giving. And if you’ve based your behavior around reciprocity, it will give you insights into the benefits […]

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Followers or Friends?

Written by: Bill Sherman on Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 4:47 PM

Last week, Tim Sanders explored how we’re using social media to create followers rather than friends. Specifically, he tells us that its alienating us from creating real, human networks. I’m not only a fan and follower of Tim, I count him as a friend. He mentored early on in my career, and he’s been someone […]

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Bi-Directional Collaboration

Written by: Bill Sherman on Saturday, 13 March 2010, 4:28 PM

This week,  Gabe Newell, Founder and Managing Director the wildly successful of Valve Software received the Pioneer Award at Game Developer’s Conference 10. The work within Valve Software has produced pioneering titles such as the Half-Life series, CounterStrike, Portal, Team Fortress, and the Left 4 Dead franchise. From a business perspective, Newell understands how to […]

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The Social LMS

Written by: Bill Sherman on Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 6:30 PM

In the March 2010 issue of Chief Learning Officer, I explore the future of the social learning management system. As a result, I’ve been having a number of excellent conversations with people who have been thinking about the future of learning and development. The traditional design methodologies of ADDIE and ISD need re-envisioning in the […]

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