Tag: TEAMBUILDER


I Vote for the Human Brain

I Vote for the Human Brain

To further reinforce my geeky reputation, I’ve been reading about the advancements in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). In my profession, there are voices that say Big Data and AI will automate the insights function. My opinion: these professionals still view themselves as data collectors and not data interpreters. Each advancement in technology brings better and better tools for the collection, organization, and management...

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How High is Your Trampoline Jump?

How High is Your Trampoline Jump?

In some organizations, the mere suggestion of a brainstorming session is enough to cause managers to roll their eyes or throw their hands up in protest. As I look back on my own experiences, I can remember brainstorming meetings that ran the gamut from painful to completely inspiring. For those that were inspiring, I remember being energized by the process and felt as though I was a valued contributor. The key to any successful...

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What’s YOUR Type?

What’s YOUR Type?

Have you ever taken a skills assessment test like Myers-Briggs®? If so, what’s your type? Half the fun (or not) of these tests is sharing your results with co-workers and them nodding in agreement and saying things like “that is so you” or “this explains a lot.” On Myers-Briggs®, for example, I tend to be an INTJ-Introvert / Intuitive / Thinking / Judging. The middle two...

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