Blog - Andrew Fayad

  • July 27, 2015

    HBO’s Silicon Valley: The Case for a Flexible Workplace

    By: Andrew Fayad

    In HBO’s sleeper hit Silicon Valley, we follow the trajectory of fictional tech startup Pied Piper. Starting as a one-man-show, Pied Piper soon rises in the ranks and requires an entire team of people for daily operations. As the Pied Piper team navigates the sometimes-choppy waters of workplace relations, we see what they’re doing wrong–and what […]

  • July 14, 2015

    Leveling Up: Why Gamers Make Better Learners

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Hours spent alone with your Xbox might not be the same as hours spent in the library, but–contrary to your mom’s belief–your dedication to Modern Warfare isn’t for naught. Researchers from the University of Rochester have found that gaming is much more than trash talk and leveling up: It can actually help you become a better learner.

  • May 11, 2015

    4 Ways to Tailor Training for Creative Employees

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Ah, the creative employee: Amazing when you need fresh ideas, but frustrating when it comes to compliance. That’s because creative employees aren’t built to deal with schedules, hard numbers, and facts; all of which can sometimes overtake even well-meaning talent management systems. An employee with an eye for design might balk at the idea of […]

  • July 28, 2014

    Continuous Creativity: 5 Ways to Encourage Innovation at Work through eLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Most managers can tell you that creativity isn’t something you can turn on and off like a faucet. Instead, it can either flow continuously – or completely run dry. Whether an entry-level paper pusher or the top of the food chain, all company employees have great ideas. Unfortunately, without the right tools, that creativity can […]

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