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Achieving “Flow” in Work

By Dr. William Seidman | January 8, 2021 |

I have been getting a lot questions recently along the lines of: “How is Sofia different from just giving people documents, e-learnings, an LMS or other technologies?” I just finished...

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Achieving “Flow” in Work

I have been getting a lot questions recently along the lines of: “How is Sofia different from just giving people documents, e-learnings, an LMS or other technologies?” I just finished reading an interesting book called “Stealing Fire” by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal that helps...

Human vs. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

I frequently get asked: “Does your system use artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML)? As soon as people hear that our technology gives people the same experience as having a great personal mentor, they jump to the conclusion that it must be a form...
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Real-time Recording Solves the Manager Visibility Problem

This senior manager said: “Part of the problem with poor performers is that I have so little insight into what my people are doing that I can’t tell if they are OK or screwing up until it is too late – and then I get...
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What managers hate!

Poor performers are a problem. Managers universally hate dealing with poor performers and the problems they create. Over the last few weeks I have had several discussions with senior, middle and first-line managers about what bothered them the most. Somewhat to my surprise, what they...

Introducing the Sofia Mobile NeuroMentor™

We have put the entire, high impact Cerebyte user experience – Purpose, Big Steps, Tips and Actions – on Android phones/tablets and iPhones/iPads. It is like having a personal mentor in each person’s pocket. Any situation that would benefit from having a great mentor –...

Infinite vs. Finite Game

I just finished reading Simon Sinek’s new book The Infinite Game. I like this book a lot and think it is better than his previous books though it suffers from some of the same limitations as his other work. It is more a book about...

Cerebyte to deliver keynote at L&D Neuro 2020 Digital Summit

As many of you know, Cerebyte has been intensely focused on integrating three aspects of learning into what is now the Sofia NeuroMentor methodology and technology. The Sofia NeuroMentor merges: What a great mentor does to promote learning and growthHow recent research on the neuroscience...
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How to do a technology adoption

One of the impacts of the pandemic is an increased emphasis on using technology for many different functions. The most obvious change is the increased use of the many types of web meetings for discussions. Behind the scenes, there is also an increased emphasis on...
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Leading from home during the coronavirus lockdown

Two of my children are in a Covid-19-driven “work-from-home” situation but are expected to continue to lead their teams as though they were still working in their facilities. They both work for major high technology companies (Google and Salesforce.com) and are based in Seattle. These...