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Archive | November, 2010

Thinking differently – why the world needs visual thinkers

Temple Grandin is a remarkable person. Perhaps the world’s most well-known adult with autism, she was recently named to the 2010 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential. Grandin was diagnosed with autism as a child and her parents were told that she should be institutionalized. Fortunately, her parents did not…

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News briefs: GINA regulations, Facebook filing, Google raises & more

GINA roundup – Daniel Schwartz of the Connecticut Employment Law Blog tells us that Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued final regulations for the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which goes into effect in January 2011. He notes that CT employers should exercise caution because the state has its own regulation. In his…

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What motivates us?

Author Daniel Pink explores how motivation functions at home and at work. Last June, we ran an RSA animation on the topic which we repeat here. It runs just under 11 minutes. The second clip, which we recently discovered, is a video of the 40 minute talk that inspired the animation. We also found a…

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