Women Were Not Made to Walk on Stilts

I would feel pretty confident of winning a wager that every woman has experienced some form of bias in favour of a male colleague in her career. The burning questions are ‘why’ and ‘how’? We have laws to stop discrimination on the basis of gender, we have HR policies, procedures and practices and there’s mandatory training to make the issues very clear. Continue reading Women Were Not Made to Walk on Stilts

The Lead: IMF Chief Resigns, Deadly Floods in South Asia, Nanomedicine

Welcome to The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This curated content will provide you with quick clarity into relevant headlines and provide straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques.  International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Resigns … Continue reading The Lead: IMF Chief Resigns, Deadly Floods in South Asia, Nanomedicine

#TrueOrFalse: Learning Styles

The term “learning styles” states that our individual learning capabilities can be more responsive to certain modes of instruction. Some people respond more positively to certain modes than to others. To tailor the ideal learning style, evaluations can be conducted so optimal instructional modes are adopted to match a particular person’s learning ability. Continue reading #TrueOrFalse: Learning Styles

The Evolution of Manufacturing: From 1.0 to 4.0 and Beyond

In discussing the volatility and uncertainty of today’s workplace, we often enter into conversations about technology, the digital age, and the evolution of the corporate world. These technological advancements have led to changes in all facets of life and all industries, but none more so than manufacturing. Continue reading The Evolution of Manufacturing: From 1.0 to 4.0 and Beyond

Coaching & Clowns in Happy Gilmore

Realizing talent in others, while not always the easiest thing to do in practice, is one of the key attributes in an effective coach. Studies show that people, by nature, feel the need to succeed at new challenges and engage in interesting activities. In this case, playing golf allowed Happy to try something new and find success in an activity outside of his comfort zone. Continue reading Coaching & Clowns in Happy Gilmore

The Lead: Investments in Quantum Computing, Co-Founder of Skype’s New Mission, Measuring the Success of Education

Investments in Quantum Computing Quantum computing is an emerging vastly powerful computer architecture. Its processing can take place in multiple states simultaneously, giving it the potential to solve extremely complex problems that are either impossible or would take years for … Continue reading The Lead: Investments in Quantum Computing, Co-Founder of Skype’s New Mission, Measuring the Success of Education

Breaking Down Google’s Top 10 Traits & the Importance of Strong Management

Back in 2002, Google set out to determine whether or not managers were necessary to the everyday function of their organization. Through an initiative dubbed Project Oxygen, the tech giant moved to a flattened org chart – one where managers … Continue reading Breaking Down Google’s Top 10 Traits & the Importance of Strong Management