The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers – By Gillian Tett

The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers – By Gillian Tett

“The engineers were mostly trained in the same set of computer skills and were in their twenties or early thirties. Most wore a common “uniform,” sneakers and jeans, and had a similar outlook on life. That made it easier to foster a common group identity and break down silos inside the company. Moving the engineers between teams was not so hard, because they were so […]

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Devora Zack: Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed and the Underconnected

Devora Zack: Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed and the Underconnected

As part of the MLC, and particularly at the annual Milken Summit in London, you will need to do some networking.   For someone like me, who (despite outer appearances!) is a natural introvert, this can be daunting, exhausting and quickly overwhelming. If you’re one of those people who needs time alone to recharge before getting out amongst the crowds again, this book has some […]

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