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Entrepreneur Article: How Flight School Can Prepare Leaders

By Bill Hall: A student pilot is taught to expect changes and work to stay ahead of any that might come. Business leaders should take note. Life as an entrepreneur is never dull, always busy and filled with hourly surprises. After working at Apple for many years, I began my own journey to becoming a …

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Business Simulations and Behavioral Economics

You might be saying, “Behavioral economics? I’m outa here!” But hang tight because it’s actually pretty interesting. I’m going to pull everything from online sources and I won’t get into the math or anything overly deep. It is worth reading because behavioral economics goes right to the core of the reason why relativity based business …

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How To Succeed Using Business Simulations: Focus!

How do you ensure success when using business simulations? The single greatest way to ensure success if to focus. Like almost anything today, there is opportunity for more, and more, and more. Business simulations are no exception to this trend. As a training and development manager, business manager, or head or HR, you’ll find a …

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5 Steps to Skyrocket That Great Idea Into Market Launch

5 Steps to Skyrocket That Great Idea Into Market Launch When it comes to choosing between creativity or productivity, most companies consider them to be mutually exclusive. In reality, they shouldn’t be. In a study by Adobe Systems, 80 percent of respondents said that unlocking creativity was crucial to economic growth. However, nearly the same …

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What Steve Jobs taught me about leadership, genius, and success

What Steve Jobs taught me about leadership, genius, and success This is an article published in Business Insider by Bill Hall: For 13 years I worked with Apple, and to say it was an incredible experience would be an understatement. I witnessed a company losing and finding itself, and in the process, it inspired me …

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Brandon Hall ‘Best Advance in Leadership Simulation Tools’ Award Winner!

Hogan Lovells and Simulation Studios Win Brandon Hall’s ‘Best Advance in Leadership Simulation Tools’ Award The most important idea to convey here is that most of the credit should go to Hogan Lovells. This is a project we worked on together, but Heather Bock and Michelle Nash from the global law firm of Hogan Lovells …

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Bloomberg: Now Is Not a Good Time to Skimp on Worker Training

ILLUSTRATION: AISHA FRANZ FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK Great article was published by Bloomberg today. Definitely worth a read: Now Is Not a Good Time to Skimp on Worker TrainingWith unemployment near a record low, many businesses have no choice but to spend to upgrade employee skills.By Peter Coy To me, reading this really emphasizes how nicely …

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