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

By Dr. William Seidman | September 3, 2020 |

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:...

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Are “extra milers” a good thing?

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, The Downside of Carrying the Most Weight, describes the conflict between organizations that have “extra milers” and the issues that they cause. Extra milers are people who work very long hours and are consistently sought out by others for...
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Implications for change leadership

As many of you know, I have long been a fan of Daniel Pink’s work. He has just published a new book entitled, “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing,” that is well-researched and very well-written – it’s a fast read. Although he draws some implications for...
Building change resilience in your organization

Building change resilience in your organization

An article in the Sunday edition of The New York Times caught my attention recently. This article by Richard A Friedman titled, “How to be resilient”, interested me because we have been doing lots of work with resilience, though specifically focused on change resilience. Although...
Why is adopting new technology so challenging for organizations?

Why is adopting new technology so challenging for organizations?

At Cerebyte, we have begun working with several companies to support them as they work to get large groups of people to adopt new technology. We’ve also been in pre-sales with several companies around the same situation. The technologies being adopted are diverse including a...
Creating an empowered and efficient team

Creating an empowered and efficient team

A few months ago, I read an article in the Wall Street Journal titled “How Bosses Waste Their Employees’ Time.” The author, Robert I. Sutton, is a professor of organizational behavior at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and the article is largely based...
How do you become a curator of wisdom? One word: Sofia

How do you become a curator of wisdom? One word: Sofia

The research in neuroscience of how people think and learn has enabled a new technology that changes the “training paradigm” and allows companies to evolve their learning and development organization to one that is the curator of high value wisdom and knowledge. Some background: When...
The good and bad of institutional memory

The good and bad of institutional memory

I recently listened to an excellent interview of the retiring Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust on NPR. Faust is notable because she is the first woman president of Harvard, a designation that she resists. When asked about being the first woman president, her response was...
Collaboration vs. Privacy – A Setting in Sofia

Collaboration vs. Privacy – A Setting in Sofia

As many of you know, Sofia has several social media-like sharing functions. One function is participation in a “community of practice” type of environment. This community is for general purpose questions and discussions and it is based on the model of a Facebook wall. Another...
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New perspectives on transactional vs. transformational leadership

The conflict between the narrow focus on operational excellence often required to keep your current business running well versus broad demands for organizational transformation required for the future business has become severe. Leaders have to simultaneously minimize disruption to their current business while consciously disrupting...