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Top 5 Personal Development Books for the Workplace Go-Getter

Posted by Nicole Simmonds on Feb 4, 2020 8:30:00 AM

 

“Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.” ―John C. Maxwell

 

Some people are born leaders and some need to dig into personal development to advance their skills. Leadership is the most relevant of business topics, yet remains difficult to master. 

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Topics: Book Review, learning and development

Book Review:  Algorithms to Live By (5 Salient Principles)

Posted by Elizabeth Monroe on Jan 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM

As a data scientist, I am intrigued by data science books and some of the most fascinating are books that offer new perspectives on seemingly mundane things.  One of the books I read for my company’s book club, Algorithms to Live By, did just that.  The book’s writers, Brian Christian, a renowned author, and Tom Griffiths, a cognitive scientist, use computer science theories and algorithms to explain everyday experiences, and I found the following five points to be especially applicable to my work life. The authors explain:

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Topics: Job Fit, Interview, Book Review, Algorithms, Data Scientist