Blockchain 101 Resources for Managers

Our previous post provided a high-level overview of blockchain. To learn more, spend some time reading some of our favorite resources below. We have tried to draw on ‘mainstream’ sources as these tend to be more balanced.

Speaking of balanced, know that balanced might be good, and might not be good. There seems to be 2 types of blockchain people. The first type is corporate and conservative and embraces the presence of companies like IBM and Deloitte. The other camp are the anarchists, and its members seem to see blockchain as the thing that rids us of these corporate monstrosities.

The view of the blockchain will change based on which camp you believe in. I am in no position to judge and welcome the ideas from both sides. I will present some great resources from the anarchists in a subsequent post.

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Blockchain 101 Resources for Managers

3 Strategies When Investing in Talent

Bonds. Stocks. Mutual funds.

Chances are when you think of savvy business investments your mind favors those of the financial fashion. After all, it’s a natural correlation; financial investments lead to financial rewards.

However, if you really want to see your organization grow in the global marketplace there is a much more valuable commodity you should be coveting: talent.

But it’s not as easy to obtain as you’d think.

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3 Strategies When Investing in Talent

Want to Accelerate Your Career? Try This Simple Word.

There’s a word many famous leaders have used to transform companies, industries, and cultural norms—not to mention their own personal fortunes. If this word isn’t in your vocabulary, it needs to be.

  • Rosa Parks said it to a bus driver in 1955.
  • Mark Zuckerberg said it to Yahoo in 2006, after the company offered him a measly $1 billion for Facebook.
  • Robert Downey Jr. finally said it to drugs and became one of Hollywood’s biggest comeback kids.

In each of these cases, the word “no” meant the difference between confusion and clarity. Stagnation and growth. Mediocrity and excellence.

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Want to Accelerate Your Career? Try This Simple Word.