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Book Excerpt: Impossible to Ignore

Is your presentation impossible to ignore? I’ve sat through many presentations in my lifetime, and I expect to sit through quite a few more before I die. It’s astonishing how many technical presentations are treated as information dumps, with no intention to persuade or get audiences to improve their ways. People get bored, and I…

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Deliberate On-Boarding for Early Success

On-boarding programmes, also known as induction programmes, are the set of activities designed to get a new hire up and running in the organisation as soon as possible. I discussed a few types of induction programmes last week. I will share my own experiences with on-boarding below, including the elements that go into making an…