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    1. The Right (And Wrong) Way To Gamify Work

      The Right (And Wrong) Way To Gamify Work

      Imagine web developers finishing a backlog of mundane ticketed tasks with a zeal usually reserved for playing Pokémon Go or watching a sports championship. The goal of "gamifying" work tasks is to turn otherwise tedious, long-term projects into fun, competitive experiences that get people excited. In practice, it doesn't always work that way. Gamification can be a powerful tool to boost workplace productivity and increase engagement, but it needs to be done right.

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    2. Creativity Secrets From The Man Behind The "Sleep With Me" Podcast

      Creativity Secrets From The Man Behind The "Sleep With Me" Podcast

      Always-on technology and digital devices creeping into our bedrooms have turned all of us into insomniacs. It doesn’t help that we live in a culture that celebrates the "secret to success" as getting by on as little sleep as possible. Long before mobile screens illuminated our pillows, a young Drew Ackerman was suffering from insomnia.

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    3. Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Something’s afoot in the future of work, but it’s hush-hush. People don’t like talking about it. "I know it is ugly to say ‘unicorn,’ but yeah, you kinda do have to be the unicorn," Chris Noessel, head of design for IBM’s transportation group, tells me. Before joining the tech giant, Mr. Noessel spent a decade at the design and strategy firm Cooper. His former boss, Alan Cooper, who invented (and later sold to Microsoft) the core design for Visual Basic, is even more cautious around the subject.

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    4. Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Something’s afoot in the future of work, but it’s hush-hush. People don’t like talking about it. "I know it is ugly to say ‘unicorn,’ but yeah, you kinda do have to be the unicorn," Chris Noessel, head of design for IBM’s transportation group, tells me. Before joining the tech giant, Mr. Noessel spent a decade at the design and strategy firm Cooper. His former boss, Alan Cooper, who invented (and later sold to Microsoft) the core design for Visual Basic, is even more cautious around the subject.

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    5. 8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      When it comes to being a great leader, you’ve likely heard the basic tenets: listen, communicate, motivate. But there’s a precursor to all of those elements that many people overlook—putting people at ease so they can interact with you effectively. "It's the entry point. If you don't have that right, you don't really get to get past go," says Phil Wilson of the Labor Relations Institute, and author of The Approachability Playbook: 3 Essential Habits for Thriving Leaders and Teams.

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    6. 8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      When it comes to being a great leader, you’ve likely heard the basic tenets: listen, communicate, motivate. But there’s a precursor to all of those elements that many people overlook—putting people at ease so they can interact with you effectively. "It's the entry point. If you don't have that right, you don't really get to get past go," says Phil Wilson of the Labor Relations Institute, and author of The Approachability Playbook: 3 Essential Habits for Thriving Leaders and Teams.

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