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Featured Learning Tool: Google re:Work

Work can be hard. Most people have probably experienced a difficult task, tight deadline or challenging colleague at one time or another. But work can also be so many good things – rewarding, inspiring, educational – and it’s worth pushing through moments of difficulty to reach these high points. We’re always on the lookout for [...]

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Learning to Be Open to New Perspectives

In today’s global economy, it is becoming increasingly important for people to learn to work in culturally diverse industries. That doesn’t just mean developing the level of discipline required to compete with different cultures; it means adopting an open-minded approach to varied attitudes and working styles. Most people, however, don’t get the kind of exposure [...]

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Design Thinking 101: Designing Your Way Through Life

“Designer” may sound like a word that should follow “graphic” or “fashion.” After all, design is very clearly embedded in the nature of their work – creating new logos or clothing. However, design is actually something that can help us all, both professionally and personally. Design thinking is a process through which we can solve [...]

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Creative Capacity Building: Getting in Touch with Your Inner Innovator

If you could invent something that would immediately help people in your community live a better life, regardless of cost, what would you make? Months ago, I was watching a television show on which a panel of judges gave budding inventors and entrepreneurs about 10 minutes to pitch a new idea that they wanted to [...]

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