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Artificial Intelligence is Nothing Without Artificial Empathy

In the same way that IQ (or raw intelligence) helps humans make rational decisions, EQ (or emotional intelligence) helps humans make decisions based on empathy. Can artificial intelligence (AI) help us develop better empathy for our customers — and, in some cases, have even better empathy than humans? Today I share my thoughts on the subject, based on the newest research into “artificial empathy.”

My TED Talk: Leading in the Digital Era

I crossed an item off my bucket list when I gave a TED Talk at TED@IBM on Sept. 23rd. The event was part of the new TED Institute, which partners with companies to create TED-curated events. The title of my talk was “Giving Up Control: Leading in the Digital Era.” One key data point from Gallup …

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Help with My New Report: Employee Engagement & Advocacy

I’m passionate about Open Leadership, and the imperative to be open, authentic and transparent in the way we lead. This is all the more important when looking at how to engage employees, and tapping them for the bright shiny object de jour “employee advocacy.” To that end, my colleague Jon Cifuentes and I are working …

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