Issue 155 | Published July 26, 2017

Doing Good Work and Doing Good Doing Good Work and Doing Good
By David Gatchell

Published July 26, 2017 10:30 a.m. - “From childhood I have had it drummed into me by my parents, my life experiences, and my own work: You can do good work and you can do good. I’ve learned that life is not a zero-sum game that requires that we take everything and leave nothing in order to succeed. I subscribe to the concept that through innovation and creativity we can all add to the global pool of resources.”
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How to Be Number One in Your Field How to Be Number One in Your Field
By Daniel Milstein

Published July 26, 2017 10:30 a.m. - “Everybody has a goal and while you can’t do everything (some people can’t sing or draw or downhill ski) most of your dreams, like finding a job you love and making a living doing it—are realistic goals that you can attain. I believe you can do what you set your mind out to do.”
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Your Enterprise as Living System: Success Starts with Knowing the Kind of Business You're Really In Your Enterprise as Living System: Success Starts with Knowing the Kind of Business You're Really In
By William E. Schneider

Published July 26, 2017 10:30 a.m. - “Profit and non-profit enterprises are living people systems. Embracing this belief will significantly change your leadership for the better. Customers, employees and leaders are not commodities and they are not separate from one another. They are different, but they are not separate.”
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Dangerous Woman: Three Entrepreneurs Who Paved the Road of Women’s Business Leadership "Dangerous" Woman: Three Entrepreneurs Who Paved the Road of Women’s Business Leadership
By Edith Sparks

Published July 26, 2017 10:30 a.m. - “The idea that a ‘boss lady’ at work was dangerous tells us a great deal about the historical context in which female business executives led and the obstacles they faced in the mid-twentieth century.”
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The Art of Inclusion: Why Service Beats Selfies When it Comes to Business The Art of Inclusion: Why Service Beats Selfies When it Comes to Business
By Cara Alwill Leyba

Published July 26, 2017 10:30 a.m. - “Here’s the thing about business. It’s not about you. Or me. People create businesses to solve problems. To help their clients get from Point A to Point B. And while many entrepreneurs are the face of their business, there’s a thin veil between injecting some personality into your work, and completely overriding your services by being self-serving.”
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Issue 154

Are We There Yet?
June 14, 2017 - By: Kate Raworth
154 “Whether our economic airplane can keep on cruising or is about to stall mid-air, one thing is evident: it is currently heading for a destination that we do not want to reach, one that is degenerative and deeply divisive.”


Say It Like You Mean It: And Other Ways to Inspire People Every Day
June 14, 2017 - By: Kristi Hedges
154 “Here’s what I discovered. In these discussions, over and over again, people mentioned the same communication behaviors that inspired them. And they are behaviors every one of us already knows how to do.”


AREA: A Research and Decision-Making Roadmap
June 14, 2017 - By: Cheryl Strauss Einhorn
154 “While decision making is about ideas, ideas aren’t enough; there is an important gap between having ideas and making good decisions about what to do with those ideas.”


The Thriving Artist Manifesto
June 14, 2017 - By: Jeff Goins
154 “Success in business and in life flow from a healthy exercise of creativity. Being creative isn't a disadvantage for success; rather, it is a powerful tool to be harnessed.”


Finding Certainty In An Uncertain World
June 14, 2017 - By: Jeff Boss
154 “Many senior executives admit to feeling complacent in the workplace; they lost their passion for what they do. With this complacency comes a drop in performance. Organizational chaos ensues. Welcome to what I call the 5Cs of Chaos.”


Change is Hard: A true story of diversity and inclusion.
June 14, 2017 - By: Jennifer Brown
154 “Now more than ever, companies need not only diversity of identity and culture, but diversity of thought, stemming from diverse industries and backgrounds—and to build inclusive organizations where all kinds of people can flourish.”



Issue 153

How to Win by Being Your Own Worst Enemy
May 17, 2017 - By: Bryce G. Hoffman
153 “Many of the business tools we have relied on for decades no longer work in a world where incremental improvement is not enough to stay in business, let alone succeed in it. We need new processes, new methodologies, and new ways of thinking.”


The Operational Excellence Manifesto
May 17, 2017 - By: Joseph F. Paris Jr.
153 “There must be a difference between excellence in operations, or process excellence, and operational excellence. Simply put, excellence in operations is efficiency, doing things right, but operational excellence is effectiveness, doing the right things.”


G.R.I.T.: The Stuff of Leaders and Champions
May 17, 2017 - By: Scott Petinga
153 “Success is rarely, if ever, easily obtained. It rises from the ashes of multiple failures like the proverbial phoenix, having to be fought for, chased and desired above all else.”


Bringing Passion and Evangelism Together in Your Business: The Unquenchable Spirit of Co-Creation
May 17, 2017 - By: David Nour
153 “Do you co-create value with others? Do you understand—deep in your gut—that you cannot succeed in the future by going at it alone?”



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