Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #101
The Owl and The Beetle
This week we learn about training topics for team leads, rules for play, and taking it slower. As well as finding the perfect beard and the video call revolution.
Let's get going!
3 Droplets of Leadership
7 Essential Management Training Topics for Every Team Leader
Gallup conducted a study which revealed that "managers are responsible for 70% of employee engagement scores". This highlights the importance of investing in managers and selecting suitable topics for management training programs. The following list is just the beginning for Learning and Development teams.
This article lists every team leader's 7 essential management training topics: team building, problem-solving, and motivating employees.
On a similar topic:
Paula Scher’s 10 rules for play
Here are 10 things that, according to Paula Scher, one of the most influential graphic designers in the world, get her in a "state of play" when trying to make something new or original.
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Slow Down, It’s What Your Brain Has Been Begging for
Just like a dog gets a treat, we also feel pleasure when we respond to a notification. This pleasure comes from waves of dopamine in our brains. But over time, this habit can harm our natural thinking ability. It can make us overly dependent on our devices.
Slowing down should be our highest priority. Check it out!
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2 Grains of Technology
Discover Your Perfect Beard with AI
I know this link may not be helpful to a few of you, but as a bearded individual, I've found it fun to play with. Check it out!
The Video Call Revolution Is Dead
The Covid pandemic made video-first communication much more essential. People had to use video chat for work, school, and even to connect with their families. This led to a surge of interest in apps and platforms that could make video chatting more enjoyable.
So, what does the landscape look like now? Check it out!
1 Atom of Reflection
"More often than not, the person is the problem, not the incentive system. No incentive system turns mediocre into extraordinary" - FS.Blog