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Notes on John Maxwell's Five Levels of Leadership - Adam Drake

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Note: when you talk about your vision with people, they see you through the lens of these levels. So the person who sees you in level 1 will not absorb or be motivated by the vision in the same way as someone who sees you in level 4. You get the position and the title. People follow you because it's their job, or they must for some reason. The upside is you get to start working on yourself.


Facebook Discover People feature helps users find friends

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Facebook is introducing a new'Discover People' feature to its mobile app. The feature encourages users to find dates, friends and business connections by meeting strangers through the site. It shows users profiles of people attending upcoming events, people who live nearby, and people who the user works with. When users tap into the Discover People feature a header at the top asks them to introduce themselves. Below this the app shows groups of people who are attending upcoming events that the user has shown interest in.


Can IQ predict prejudice? Smart people dislike conservatives while less intelligent groups discriminate against liberal minorities, claims study

Daily Mail - Science & tech

It has long been believed that people with a low IQ are more likely to be prejudiced, including anti-gay attitudes and racism. But new research suggests there may be more to the story. Researchers suggest that intelligence does not determine whether or not you're prejudiced, but rather the target of the prejudice. Researchers suggest that intelligence does not determine whether or not you're prejudiced, but rather the target of the prejudice. The researchers looked at data from the 2012 American National Election Studies survey, which asked people to rate their feelings toward 24 different groups.


History of deadly earthquakes

BBC News

Earthquakes have claimed millions of lives in the last 100 years, and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll. At least 298 people are killed when a magnitude 6 earthquake strikes central Italy. Worst hit is Amatrice, where many of the town's historic buildings collapse. A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Ecuador's coast, killing more than 650 people. More than 16,000 people are hurt and some 7,000 buildings destroyed.


Putting people first to create the future of work

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The benefits of a well-designed and well-managed digital workplace should be obvious, but it's not enough to simply invest in the latest, greatest technology. The cultural shift required for embedding new ways of working demands a clear business change strategy, and most importantly, a deep understanding of employees' needs.