Issue 161 | Published Feb. 7, 2018

The Beauty of Conflict The Beauty of Conflict
By CrisMarie Campbell &‎ Susan Clarke

Published Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 p.m. - “Conflict. Most of us avoid it like crazy. But what if harnessing conflict was your best chance to build trust, transform relationships and create championship teams that produce greatness?”
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Type R Leaders and the Transformative Resilience Ripple Effect Type R Leaders and the Transformative Resilience Ripple Effect
By Ama Marston

Published Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 p.m. - “Our new normal is a perfect storm of personal, professional, and global turbulence. Success amidst this increasing amount of disruption depends on Transformative Resilience.”
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The Making of an Icon The Making of an Icon
By Soon Yu

Published Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 p.m. - “Modern business gurus all cry for the need to innovate, to disrupt, and to act like a startup. It’s hard to argue with that kind of thinking. It’s sexy and exciting. But it’s wrong.”
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Planting the Seeds for Social Startup Success: 10 Things to Remember When Starting a Social Enterprise Planting the Seeds for Social Startup Success: 10 Things to Remember When Starting a Social Enterprise
By Kathleen Kelly Janus

Published Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 p.m. - “If you’re considering embarking on the journey of social entrepreneurship, read through these 10 helpful tips and hints so you can successfully launch, scale up, and make a difference.”
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Re-Imagine “Networking” Re-Imagine “Networking”
By Diana Faison

Published Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 p.m. - “All of us, whether we are extroverts or introverts, have an opportunity to reframe networking and re-imagine it in a way that unleashes the 'power of the Informal' as a strategy to exponentially increase our personal and professional influence.”
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Issue 160

People Have Power. Don’t Take It Away.
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Patty McCord
160 “The first step in culture transformation is embracing a management mind-set that overturns conventional wisdom. The elaborate, cumbersome system for managing people that was developed over the course of the twentieth century is just not up to the challenges companies face in the twenty-first."


We Should All Be Serial Achievers (and That Definitely Includes Your Employees)
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Jeff Haden
160 “To most people ‘specialization’ indicates accomplishment and success, when in fact the opposite is true. You, me, all of us... we’re too good to specialize.”


The Truth About Entrepreneurship
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Derek Lidow
160 “Every industry is undergoing change, every industry has weak players, and every industry has disgruntled or unsatisfied customers ripe for the picking. The openings for startups are almost infinite.”


How Brilliant Careers are Made (and Unmade)
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Carter Cast
160 “Research has shown that one-half to two-thirds of the careers of managers and leaders will derail. At some point, over half of us will get fired or demoted—or our careers will flat-line and we won’t reach our innate potential.”


Accelerating into Fearless Growth: Seven Questions That Can Change Your Future
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Amanda Setili
160 “Though the accelerating pace of market change has made achieving growth goals more risky and perilous, it has never been more critical than it is now. There are several reasons why.”



Issue 159

Image Is Substance
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Andy Cunningham
159 “I discovered early on that the answer is authenticity … When companies promote themselves authentically, they get more customers and sell more stuff. It’s as simple as that, and I built my entire career on that premise.”


A Call to Lead with Courage, Authenticity and Service
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Kevin Cashman
159 “Is focusing on external results the sole source of greater accomplishment? Could it be that our single-minded focus on external results is causing us to miss the underlying dynamics supporting sustainable peak performance?”


The Good and Bad of Grit
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Caroline Adams Miller
159 “In order to make it easier to understand the differences between good grit and bad grit, I’ve divided up the types of positive Authentic Grit that I see in the world, along with examples to help flesh out their significance and meaning.”


A Values-Based Culture
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Robert Spector & breAnne O. Reeves
159 “If ‘vision’ embodies the head of your organization, and ‘mission’ personifies the heart, then ‘values” symbolize the soul. Every organization can cite its vision and mission statements, but few recognize the existential value of values.”


Work/Life Balance Is Hurting Us: A Manifesto for a Better Life Because of Work, Not Despite It
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Jennifer Moss
159 “It makes us believe that work is hard and horrible—that life is fun and work is tolerated. Too many of us cling to the weekend after just ‘getting by’ every other day of the week. Life shouldn’t begin on Friday and end on Sunday.”



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