Issue 165 | Published June 13, 2018

How to Feel Less Busy and Get More Done How to Feel Less Busy and Get More Done
By Laura Vanderkam

Published June 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. - “Feeling off the clock is exhilarating. It is a key component of human happiness. And yet a life is lived in hours, and living the good life requires being a proper steward of those hours. This stewardship often requires choices that come from being mindful of time.”
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Inclusive Prosperity through Shared Experiences Inclusive Prosperity through Shared Experiences
By Deepa Prahalad

Published June 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. - “Forget Calls to Action and apology tours. … Companies today can help to reduce inequality and strengthen society through the creation of shared experiences. They can also gain new managerial capabilities in the process. The recent experience of emerging markets offers some critical insights.”
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Doing Ethics with Our Brains Doing Ethics with Our Brains
By John Hooker

Published June 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. - “We are told that we live in a post-truth age. We can’t reach consensus because we no longer acknowledge a rational basis for resolving disputes. Ethics was an early casualty of this retreat from reason.”
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The Promise and Challenges of Leading a Remote Workforce The Promise and Challenges of Leading a Remote Workforce
By Kevin Eikenberry & Wayne Turmel

Published June 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. - “Working remotely and leading at a distance is one such trend. … And, despite a few well publicized (but limited) examples, this trend isn’t changing. … Sometime in the last few years you woke up and realized—whether you had a policy in place, wanted it to happen, or even thought about it—that you have a remote workplace.”
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Resolving the Green Paradoxes: Thriving Under Energy Transition Uncertainties Resolving the Green Paradoxes: Thriving Under Energy Transition Uncertainties
By Ricardo G. Barcelona

Published June 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. - “The default policy mantra, 'Subsidize your way to decarbonize the economy,' seldom delivers, yet lenders follow suit by limiting funding to coal-fired power assets. With these twin actions, one would think we would have the wind and the sun energize our economies—but they do not.”
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No Strings Attached Business Growth: Earning Ardent Admirers and Making Mom Proud No Strings Attached Business Growth: Earning Ardent Admirers and Making Mom Proud
By Jeanne Bliss

Published June 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. - “The best companies focus on helping customers achieve their goals—and grow as a result. Like our moms they are selfless, brave, and think of us first. They start with our life and earn the right to grow by proving with their actions, not their words that they are in our corner.”
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Issue 164

Don’t Suck Up, Manage Up: How to Work Well with the Boss You Have, Not Wish You Had
May 16, 2018 - By: Mary Abbajay
164 “Developing effective relationships with our colleagues is important for career success, but developing a positive and productive relationship with our boss is absolutely critical to our success.”


Finding the Magic in “Tiny” Business
May 16, 2018 - By: Sharon Rowe
164 “When you you are starting your entrepreneurial journey, most people will say you have to 'go big or go home.' But why not 'go tiny' and be able to go home when you want?”


Taming Your Seven Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become True Leader
May 16, 2018 - By: Hylke Faber
164 “We all, deep down, aspire to live our deepest truth. Our truth propels us beyond our fear-based beliefs. It connects us to our deep longing to courageously stand for freedom, love, and peace, no matter what.”


Futureproof: 8 Ways to Win the Innovation Long Game
May 16, 2018 - By: Alice Mann
164 “Technological innovations like intelligent buildings, AI, or robotics will transform energy consumption, leadership, and people practices in innumerable ways. … The future always looms large. So how do successful leaders plan for it?”


The Speed Trap: When Taking Your Time (Really) Matters
May 16, 2018 - By: Tom Peters
164 “Speed-for-speed’s-sake is about the most counterproductive approach imaginable. While we must indeed evolve and experiment rapidly, the process of getting things done is all about people. And working with people to get those interesting things done effectively takes time … in fact lots of time.”


What If Sellers Behaved as Leaders?
May 16, 2018 - By: James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Deb Calvert
164 “Sellers do extraordinary things when they stop pushing people to buy before they’re ready, and start guiding buyers by transforming values into actions, visions into realities, obstacles into innovations, separateness into solidarity, and risks into rewards.”



Issue 163

Beyond Business Results: Achieving Sustainable Success
April 18, 2018 - By: Julie Rosenberg
163 “Things shifted for me when I became fully committed to my yoga practice. You may think, 'Yoga? That’s crazy, especially coming from a corporate executive.' But it’s true: Yoga has completely changed my corporate life for the better.”


The Paradox of Leadership
April 18, 2018 - By: Jackie and Kevin Freiberg
163 “San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is as gifted as any CEO we’ve ever met. Intelligence, strategy, creativity, courage, heart, and leadership presence—he’s got the whole package. This guy gets leadership.”


Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual
April 18, 2018 - By: Todd Warner & Dr. Byron Hanson
163 “There is more to Agility than putting lipstick on a pig. The challenge that most organizations face is that they layer Agile approaches on top of their existing social system, without addressing the intricate web of local practices and tribalism that have developed over time.”


Start Imagining a Future of Human + Machine
April 18, 2018 - By: Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson
163 “Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are ushering in a third wave of business transformation. Savvy organizations will ride the wave to success. Unprepared organizations are likely to get swamped. The evidence suggests that most organizations are in the latter category.”



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