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Leaders who are successful at scaling excellence in their companies think of it as spreading a mindset, not a footprint. In their new book “Scaling Up Excellence,” Professors Robert Sutton and Hayagreeva Rao explore how the best teams develop and instill the right growth mindset in their organizations. Read more: http://stnfd.biz/soKex and watch the video interview: http://stnfd.biz/soKgZ #scalingup

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Leaders who are successful at scaling excellence in their companies think of it as spreading a mindset, not a footprint. In their new book “Scaling Up Excellence,” Professors Robert Sutton and Hayagreeva Rao explore how the best teams develop and instill the right growth mindset in their organizations. Read more: http://stnfd.biz/soKex and watch the video interview: http://stnfd.biz/soKgZ #scalingup

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Stella & Dot Founder and CEO Jessica Herrin believes entrepreneurs should fail fast and be proud of their failures. Read why: http://stnfd.biz/p69Ra 

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Stella & Dot Founder and CEO Jessica Herrin believes entrepreneurs should fail fast and be proud of their failures. Read why: http://stnfd.biz/p69Ra 

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"In a Darwinian process for weeding out the bad ideas, you will do best by encouraging all of them. The best will win and the others will fail. Thomas Edison said, ‘To have a great idea, have a lot of them.’"

— Google SVP Jonathan Rosenberg on ideas, creativity, and innovation. (via fastcompany)

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Going on vacation can increase employees’ job performances by up to 40% when they return. Read why the most productive employees are the ones who take a break: http://stnfd.biz/nipbu 

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Going on vacation can increase employees’ job performances by up to 40% when they return. Read why the most productive employees are the ones who take a break: http://stnfd.biz/nipbu 

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Jerry Seinfeld On The Perfection Of The Coffee Meeting

Seinfeld’s talks to us about his next act, the web series Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee, and why coffee is the perfect, er, vehicle for communication. 

Coffee meetings are perfect, weird little things. Jerry Seinfeld, the Gandalf of little weird perfections, explains why five years ago they became a part of his working life:

“I got married and I had a family and my entire day was not free for social interaction,” he tells NPR. “And eating is annoying and difficult to arrange, [and it’s] hard to choose places. And meeting someone for coffee suddenly seemed like a wonderful, compact, accessible and portable social interaction.”

As we’ve discussed, shared meals and drinks connect people—which, in turn, avails everyone involved to greater opportunities. In this way, a lot of coffee—and a little kindness—can launch a career.
As Seinfeld and NPR host Steve Inskeep discussed, coffee’s so great because it gives us something to with our hands: Seinfeld says that not having a cup to play with is like a comedian without a microphone—using a clip-on thing makes the audience feel uncomfortable. The coffee is a prop, giving you something to look at when you need to think, which is a key to communication, whether workplace or not.
“It also obviously gets people talking,” Seinfeld says, “You have coffee and for some reason it makes you talk a lot.”
The talking has an effect: As an MIT Media Lab study has found, teams that go on coffee breaks are more productive and have stronger social bonds, making it a stimulating—and low cost—management tool. 
And whether you didn’t get enough sleep, you don’t know how to get through the afternoon, or you need a pause in conversation, Seinfeld observes that coffee’s that little help.
“Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup,” he says.
Read the full story here.

[Image: Flickr user Aurimas]

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Jerry Seinfeld On The Perfection Of The Coffee Meeting

Seinfeld’s talks to us about his next act, the web series Comedians In Cars Getting Coffeeand why coffee is the perfect, er, vehicle for communication. 

Coffee meetings are perfect, weird little things. Jerry Seinfeld, the Gandalf of little weird perfections, explains why five years ago they became a part of his working life:

“I got married and I had a family and my entire day was not free for social interaction,” he tells NPR. “And eating is annoying and difficult to arrange, [and it’s] hard to choose places. And meeting someone for coffee suddenly seemed like a wonderful, compact, accessible and portable social interaction.”

As we’ve discussed, shared meals and drinks connect people—which, in turn, avails everyone involved to greater opportunities. In this way, a lot of coffee—and a little kindness—can launch a career.

As Seinfeld and NPR host Steve Inskeep discussed, coffee’s so great because it gives us something to with our hands: Seinfeld says that not having a cup to play with is like a comedian without a microphone—using a clip-on thing makes the audience feel uncomfortable. The coffee is a prop, giving you something to look at when you need to think, which is a key to communication, whether workplace or not.

“It also obviously gets people talking,” Seinfeld says, “You have coffee and for some reason it makes you talk a lot.”

The talking has an effect: As an MIT Media Lab study has found, teams that go on coffee breaks are more productive and have stronger social bonds, making it a stimulating—and low cost—management tool. 

And whether you didn’t get enough sleep, you don’t know how to get through the afternoon, or you need a pause in conversation, Seinfeld observes that coffee’s that little help.

“Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup,” he says.

Read the full story here.

[Image: Flickr user Aurimas]

O seinfeld ainda não deve conhecer Portugal

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The destination is only half the adventure.

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O Primeiro Ministro voltou a dizer que vai fazer o que já tinha prometido há dois anos, mas nunca fez.

Agora que já perceberam que vão perder as próximas eleições pode ser que façam uma reforma a sério no estado social.

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