Integrators, wanted!

Those who can connect ideas and people are becoming indispensable, writes Camelia Ram [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/44″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Historically, the expert would seek to prove that her choice was best under all circumstances. Today, it is common to find experts who help decision-makers understand the circumstances in which choices work … Read more

Human interaction is the first casualty of the digital age

I was wrong. Too much tech is ruining lives, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q2_2018_00c75a7dc64042/43″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Just four years ago I was a cheerleader. Social media was supposed to be the great hope for democracy. I know because I told the world so. I said in 2014 that no-one … Read more

Dialogue Classics: The power of visual thinking

  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2016_full_book/64″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Go diagrammatical and reap the dividends, writes Kevin Duncan Even expert consultants find it hard to express ideas and solve problems purely with words. Those whose job it is to convey messages quickly and simply – and that means most modern professionals – will usually find it easier to … Read more

Twitter lengthens character limit

In a bold move, Twitter allows users to Tweet messages up to twice the length they could previously You might not think it, but Twitter was initially set up to facilitate the communication of “short bursts of inconsequential information”. With the flexibility to buy twitter followers cheap, monthly active user numbers are down to 328 … Read more

Marshall Goldsmith: Don’t come to me with a problem

Most of us have difficulty articulating our struggles in a public forum, especially in the presence of our boss and peers. This probably stems from history we may have with bosses who said things like: “Don’t come to me with a problem, come to me with a solution!” When you think about it this creates exactly … Read more

Applying principles of the sharing economy to corporate learning

  We all know the value of feedback. We have heard so much about it in the news, on social media and in casual conversation. In a large sense, feedback is a key component to what drives the sharing economy – which involves the sharing of human, physical and intellectual resources. Take Uber for example; … Read more

Lover’s leap for King Cola

  Coca-Cola’s erstwhile marketing guru Javier Sanchez Lamelas says emotion – not rationality – conquers all [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q4_2016_print_proof__cropp/26″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Javier Sanchez Lamelas is more artist than scientist. The venerated former European VP of marketing for Coca-Coca has been globetrotting, and misses our interview slot due to his miscalculating … Read more

Try to see eye-to-eye with your remote team

  The power of the human face is even more important when your staff are working at home [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/pdf_book_q2_2016_mid_res/37″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Recent research from ILM highlighted some of the difficulties posed by remote working. An almost universal concern was the potential for misunderstandings that arises when working with people you … Read more

Conversation matters and we are just starting to realize it

  A leading psychologist says it is finally dawning on people that the death of conversation is wrecking business and personal life. Ben Walker reports from the Drucker Forum in Vienna Humans are just waking up to the fact that technological addiction is damaging relationships and reducing our ability to collaborate effectively, says a top … Read more