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Diateino publishes L’Ere du Contexte, French version of the Age of Context

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Diateino just published the French translation of The Age of Context by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel: L’Ere du Contexte. Here below is the English version of the preface I wrote for the French audience.

When we speak  about the “context” of a phrase or an event, we allude to the circumstances and conditions that [...]

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Women in HR should be thrilled about the appointment of Mary Barra as GM’s CEO

December 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

I just wrote a post on my company’s blog about Mary Barra:
http://blog.talentcircles.com/2013/12/women-in-hr-should-be-thrilled-about.html
Of course, I  was thrilled to hear that Mary Barra will be the new CEO of GM. The appointment of any woman at the head of a company is a victory for all women.
My post on three takeaways for HR:

The value of being able [...]

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APE, Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch: a must-read

December 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Book Review

APE, Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch is an absolute must-read for anyone who wants to write a book and self-publish. It’s packed with information, advice, tips and resources.
Even if you still dream of finding the ideal agent and the most prestigious publisher on the planet, chances are that you will be ignored. So [...]

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Compete Now: The 2013 New Year Challenge for Entrepreneurs

December 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs

One Million by One Million (1M/1M) celebrated it’s 150th free and online roundtable mentoring session for entrepreneurs a few days ago, and announced its 2013 New Year Challenge.
The Prize:
The New Year Challenge will award twelve scholarships worth $1,000 each to twelve entrepreneurs. This scholarship allows entrepreneurs to join the 1M/1M premium program that offers private roundtable [...]

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Great book: Google+ for Small Businesses by Lynette Young

December 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Book Review

I met Lynette Young at Guy Kawasaki’s party at SXSW earlier this year. She contributed to one of the chapters of Guy’s landmark book, What the Plus!: Google+ for the Rest of Us. No wonder, Lynette represents the elite of “female googlers,” with over 1.5M followers.
Lynette just released an excellent short book. Google+ for Small Businesses. Her [...]

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Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It

August 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Book Review

Also posted on the TalentCircles blog.
A refreshing short book by Peter Cappelli, Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources! This is a must read for any HR Professional, of course, but even more for anyone who is in a management position and has the power, or simply the will, to put an end the current [...]

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“De-season” yourself to remain innovative!

July 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Earlier this month, Heidi Groshelle invited me as a keynote speaker to the ExecEvent organized by Greg Duplessie — it is an exclusive networking event for industry executives focusing on the data storage marketplace. I was asked to share tips and tricks about being an executive. Vast topic! So I decided to address only one [...]

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Job Candidate Experience: Treating people well is excellent business

May 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

How many times have HR Professionals heard Gerry Crispin discuss the importance of providing an outstanding candidate experience? How many companies truly act on his recommendations? Not enough. To evaluate how your company fares, check one of Gerry Crispin’s presentations or make sure to catch one of his talks. If you believe that your company is ahead of [...]

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K.S. Krishnan, scientist and citizen, a Renaissance man in 20th century India

May 12th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Talents, Innovators

On June 1946, at Buckingham Palace, a little kid born in Vizhupanoor in 1898 and who spent his early childhood in Watrap (both places now part of the Virudhunagar district in Southern India) became Sir Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan for his scientific contributions. Just one honor among multiple other national and international recognitions: the first was [...]

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

May 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

San Francisco welcomed Jean-Paul Gaultier with open arms for the arrival of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, an exhibit originally created at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (MBAM) in 2011 by Nathalie Bondil. The collection, which has already been shown in Dallas, will be at the [...]

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