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Read the latest insights from Cheryl Cran on the future of all things, the future of work, being a better human, leadership stories and solutions, worker success strategies, and more.

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3 Ways Technology is Helping Us To “Read” People

In a recent article in the Vancouver Province scientists have announced new facialrecognition technology that they say will take away the guesswork of how to communicate effectively with others. This got me to thinking that this technology would challenge the assumption that the younger generations lack the same face to face social skills of their Gen X […]

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3 Great Ways for Leaders to Unleash Innovation

We keep hearing about innovation and how in today’s economy it is critical to our success. But what does it mean for our individual businesses or our unique industries? Is innovation just a buzz word that we are hearing but no one knows what to do? True innovation is the ability for leaders to recognize when something has […]

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3 Reasons Why People Resist Change And How to Get Them to Move Forward

I had lunch today with a Gen X executive- great lady, dynamic, knowledgeable and wanting to create change. The challenge? People don’t take too kindly to change- generally. There are a lot of reasons why we as humans resist change and now more than ever it is imperative that we create a company culture of ‘everybody […]

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Did you know?

Workers Shortage To Continue to At Least 2030

25% Increase in Workers Seeking Remote Work in 2022

21% Increase in Freelance Work in Past Year

70% Of Leaders Say They Are Hiring MORE in 2022


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