Issue 156 | Published Sept. 20, 2017

How to Move from Just Making Money to Making a Difference How to Move from Just Making Money to Making a Difference
By Dean Niewolny

Published Sept. 20, 2017 12:00 p.m. - “If we make the transition successfully into our second half, we emerge with a clear purpose, plan, and focus that will allow us to finish well and live a life of true significance.”
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Why You Should Hire a Futurist Why You Should Hire a Futurist
By Rebecca D. Costa

Published Sept. 20, 2017 12:00 p.m. - “A quiet revolution is underway. It is as unanticipated and stealth as the internet and social media once were and just as ubiquitous. Every day our knowledge about the future grows more precise, and this is transforming how modern leaders lead.”
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Moving Beyond Competing Moving Beyond Competing
By W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne

Published Sept. 20, 2017 12:00 p.m. - “Competition exists, and win-lose scenarios abound, but they weren’t what captured our imaginations, nor what we believed our world needed more of. Blue oceans are less about disruption and more about nondisruptive creation, where one’s gain doesn’t have to come at the expense of others.”
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Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! The Fall of Homo Economicus and the Rise of Design Thinking Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! The Fall of Homo Economicus and the Rise of Design Thinking
By Jeanne Liedtka

Published Sept. 20, 2017 12:00 p.m. - “It is hard to think of a more flawed theory that has had as much of an impact on organizational life as that of the ‘rational man’ of neoclassical economics: an unfeeling automaton, driven by analytic assessments of economic utility and the pursuit of self-interest.”
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Relationship Capital Unplugged Relationship Capital Unplugged
By John Hope Bryant

Published Sept. 20, 2017 12:00 p.m. - “What if I told you there was a reason that you were not as successful as you thought you should be, and it had little to nothing to do with whether you were smart, or competent, or whether you qualified for the job or post you applied for?”
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Issue 155

Doing Good Work and Doing Good
July 26, 2017 - By: David Gatchell
155 “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.”


"Dangerous" Woman: Three Entrepreneurs Who Paved the Road of Women’s Business Leadership
July 26, 2017 - By: Edith Sparks
155 “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.”


How to Be Number One in Your Field
July 26, 2017 - By: Daniel Milstein
155 “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.”


Your Enterprise as Living System: Success Starts with Knowing the Kind of Business You're Really In
July 26, 2017 - By: William E. Schneider
155 “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.”


The Art of Inclusion: Why Service Beats Selfies When it Comes to Business
July 26, 2017 - By: Cara Alwill Leyba
155 “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.”



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.”



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