Author and speaker Nilofer Merchant says the first step to unlocking talent in the #SocialEra is celebrating something she calls onlyness. Onlyness is that thing that only that one individual can bring to a situation. It includes the journey and passions of each human.
Over the past several years, I've talked about teamwork, co-creation, and collaboration in the workplace. But I also talk about personal responsibility, finding inspiration and learning from others - because
One hundred years ago, Billie Holiday, as she later became known, was born in Philadelphia.The legendary singer would have an enormous impact on jazz and pop music. But that wasn't her goal. She simply wanted to make her music, her way. Billie lived a troubled childhood but by 18 had found her way into a recording studio. The producer John Hammond said, "She was the first girl singer I'd come across who actually sang like an improvising jazz genius." She would soon cut her fi