Coming Soon: Redefine Talent and Employee Engagement for the 21st Century

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Connecticut Invention Convention

Developing Creative Thinkers (Part 2) – Education for An Innovative Future

Imagine if we could develop 1 million kid inventors in the U.S. every year. What would that do for the future of America? That's the vision of The Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC).  For the last 30 years, the non-profit organization has been helping to develop many children inventors and  strengthen student's creative problem-solving techniques by providing innovating and entrepreneurial … [Read More...]

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2014 Predictions (Part 2): The Tesla Factor – It’s Biggler Than You Think

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Next Week

Redefine Talent and Employee Engagement for the 21st Century


As companies face an increased velocity of change and level of complexity, the biggest challenge for most organizations is finding and developing top talent. Companies and media often point to a growing skills gap as the main reason, but are we looking for the right qualities in our employees and potential candidates? What type of workforce is best suited to help companies thrive in the new competitive environment?

John Hagel, co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge, will share his perspective on this and discuss why boosting employee engagement is no longer sufficient for sustaining company performance. Before joining Deloitte, John was a principal at McKinsey & Co. from 1984 to 2000, where he was a leader of the Strategy Practice. He founded and led McKinsey’s Electronic Commerce Practice from 1993 to 2000. In this episode, we will explore ways to nurture employee passion.