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The Danger Of A Single Story

May 22, 2017

Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a TED Talk exemplifying “The Danger of the Single Story.” According to Adichie, the single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story. If we have a single story about someone, we don’t see beyond that story and maintain limiting beliefs about that person. Adichie further examines how the single story can be used to make negative stereotypical judgments about a people or country that are repeatedly read and heard over and over, so that one begins to view an entire people as one identical unit representing that story. 

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The Importance of Innovation

May 20, 2017

In our fast-paced world of instant access to information, a company needs innovation to meet rapidly changing markets, new technologies, changing customer preferences, and new competitors. Innovation is also helpful for addressing internal company challenges and outdated processes. 

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

May 06, 2017

Every day, we make up our own stories about everything that happens in our lives. For example, our boss wants to give us feedback, we thought we said something wrong to a friend, we are not good enough, or we don’t have enough money, and instantly without a conscious thought we fill in the blanks, creating spellbinding scripts. 

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