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A Q&A with Kevin Ashton

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 21, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Kevin Ashton - who came up with the phrase "The Internet of Things" - answers our questions about his book How to Fly a Horse.

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Kevin Ashton

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 20, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

There are no secrets. When we ask writers about their process or scientists about their methods or inventors where they got their ideas from...

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Alison Levine on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 12, 2014, at 9:16 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Alison Levine answers our questions about business and books, and hints at where she might head next in her writing.

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A Q&A with Alison Levine

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 10, 2014, at 10:49 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Alison Levine—adventurer, explorer, and mountaineer—answers some of our questions about leadership on On the Edge.

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Alison Levine

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 1:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy

Alison Levine has climbed the highest mountains on every continent and skied to both poles of the planet. She knows what it's like to persevere "On the Edge."

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Nicholas Carr on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 12, 2014, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

To wrap up our Thinker in Residence series, Nicholas Carr answers a few quick questions on business and books.

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A Q&A with Nicholas Carr

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 11, 2014, at 12:34 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Nicholas Carr tells us what, exactly, automation is and considers how we can use it more wisely to more fully experience life instead of escape it.

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Nicholas Carr

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2014, at 10:33 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

In The Glass Cage Nicholas Carr asks us to reconsider how automation is affecting how we experience our life and work.

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Jacob Morgan on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 6, 2014, at 3:50 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

"Will we have employees in the future? Will employees work with robots? " ~Jacob Morgan

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A Q&A with Jacob Morgan

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 4, 2014, at 3:43 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

"Everyone always talks about the customer but in my opinion change must start from the inside first. . .

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Jacob Morgan

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 3, 2014, at 11:23 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

"[M]ost organizations and managers today focus on the amount of time that employees appear to spend doing something and not on what they actually produce. This has to change. Just because employees are “putting in hours” doesn’t mean anything.

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Thinker in Residence - John Hope Bryant on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 11, 2014, at 4:21 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy

"It’s not like we delivered 'the memo' and poor, working class and middle class folks flubbed it and failed the test. We were simply never given the memo. " ~John Hope Bryant