What We Are Reading: “7 African-American Architects Who’ve Built Successful Careers in a Challenging Industry” (The Atlanta Post)

“According to the directory of African-American Architects, there are less than 2,000 licensed architects in the United States. That number, however, doesn’t diminish the contributions of these professionals on local and national scales. Their work has been underwritten by the accomplishments of pioneering African American architects who came before them.” Read the full article at…

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What We Are Reading: “Why You Should Write Next Year’s Performance Review Now” (BNET)

“In many cases, the “prime cause of low morale at work,” as Samuel Culbert of the UCLA Anderson School of Management put it, is a waste of time. But the concept of a year-end review, if tweaked slightly, can actually be an incredible time saving tool. At least that’s what I’ve discovered from interviews with…

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What We Are Reading: “Coaching with Compassion Can ‘Light Up’ Human Thoughts”

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University use brain images to identify neural signature of achieving “positive emotional attractor.” Effective coaching can lead to smoothly functioning organizations, better productivity and potentially more profit. In classrooms, better student performance can occur. Doctors or nurses can connect more with patients. So, doing coaching right would seem to be…

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