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Drones Go to Work

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Every morning at the construction site down the street from my office, the day starts with a familiar hum. It’s the sound of the regular drone scan, when a small black quadcopter flies itself over the site in perfect lines, as if on rails. The buzz overhead is now so familiar that workers no longer look up as the aircraft does its work. It’s just part of the job, as unremarkable as the crane that shares the air above the site. In the sheer normalness of this — a flying robot turned into just another piece of construction equipment — lies the real revolution.

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The disruptive economics of unmanned vehicles are taking hold. Here’s how to think about the drone economy and your place in it.

Old And Young Want To Get To Know Each Other Better

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

In a national report released today, two out of three adults surveyed said they want to spend time with people who aren’t their age, while three in four wish there were more opportunities to get to know different age groups. Why, then, aren’t there more intergenerational programs and initiatives?

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There are huge benefits from intergenerational programs, but more of them are needed, says a new report from Generations United and The Eisner Foundation.

4 Simple Things Every Team Wants From Their Leader

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership is, but actually, leadership can be very simple. I have worked with teams all over the world, from dozens of cultures, and from different generations, Baby Boomers to Millennials, and I have found that if you provide these four simple things your team will appreciate you, follow you, and achieve great results.

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Leadership is simple. Don’t overcomplicate it.

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