Issue 152 - Published April 19, 2017
Why NEVER to Give Another Elevator Speech:  Surprising Ways to Connect with Anyone, Anytime Why NEVER to Give Another Elevator Speech: Surprising Ways to Connect with Anyone, Anytime
By Sam Horn

Published April 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. - “Never again give an elevator SPEECH. Never again explain what you do and/or what you’re trying to get a YES to. Never again ‘Tell people what you’re going to tell them.’ Instead, ask instead of explain.”
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How Algorithmic Thinking Can Help You Think Smarter How Algorithmic Thinking Can Help You Think Smarter
By Ali Almossawi

Published April 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. - “If one were to consider how best to make algorithms compelling to the broadest audience, it seems only natural to frame it as a tool for thinking, and a general-purpose one at that. One that can be applied to everyday problems that may have nothing at all to do with computers.”
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The Competitive Advantage of a Talent Rich Organization The Competitive Advantage of a Talent Rich Organization
By Scott Wintrip

Published April 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. - “When it comes to success in business, one measure alone can accurately predict the future—wealth of talent. The more talent wealth an organization has, the more successful that organization will be.”
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The Downsides of the Urban Revival: The New Urban Crisis and How We Come to Grips With It The Downsides of the Urban Revival: The New Urban Crisis and How We Come to Grips With It
By Richard Florida

Published April 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. - “In little more than a decade, the revitalization of our urban areas that I had predicted was giving rise to rampant gentrification and unaffordability, driving deep wedges between affluent newcomers and struggling longtime residents.”
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Conflict Isn’t The Problem. It’s The Solution. Conflict Isn’t The Problem. It’s The Solution.
By Nate Regier, PhD

Published April 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. - “When we mediate, manage, or reduce conflict, we necessarily reduce the energy available for productive problem-solving. When we respect the tension and use that energy to create instead of destroy, the results can be transformative.”
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