How is AI changing your workplace?

I’m as guilty of confirmational bias as the next voice entrepreneur and wholeheartedly accept Gartner’s prediction that by 2023, 25 percent of employee interactions with applications will be via voice, up from under 3 percent in 2019. As workloads and expectations on employees increase, so will their need for tools to free up time for …

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The power of being present at meetings

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Have you ever had a meeting where you feel like you’re both playing Battleship? Dueling laptops facing off just inches apart; mobiles and coffee cups perched precariously on the way too small table. Even though you’re meant to be getting together for a meeting, there’s barely any eye contact …

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Obsessing over Customers and Competitors

When going out to validate your startup’s prospects and product market fit, you will inevitably hear the question; “What about Google or Amazon? Don’t they do this already or build it when they want to?” It’s a pertinent question and one you should expect to hear from potential investors as well. The questions come at …

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Why there’s still a place for a Directive Leader

A “Command & Control” style of leadership is often derided as having no place in the contemporary workplace. The idea of the Leader owning the decision making process and maintaining tight control is only brought up as a negative comparison to the Participative style of leadership that empowers the team to use their discretionary efforts …

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