Issue 163 | Published April 18, 2018

Start Imagining a Future of Human + Machine Start Imagining a Future of Human + Machine
By Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson

Published April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. - “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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The Six Headwinds Threatening the Global Economy The Six Headwinds Threatening the Global Economy
By Dambisa Moyo

Published April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. - “While public policy has managed to contain the risk of economic destitution in the wake of the financial crisis, there remain manifold long-term, systemic headwinds plaguing the global economy.”
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Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual
By Todd Warner & Dr. Byron Hanson

Published April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. - “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.”
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The Paradox of Leadership The Paradox of Leadership
By Jackie and Kevin Freiberg

Published April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. - “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.”
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How Women Rise: Helping Women Change the Behaviors that Get in Their Way How Women Rise: Helping Women Change the Behaviors that Get in Their Way
By Sally Helgesen & Marshall Goldsmith

Published April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. - “It’s not surprising that many of the behaviors that hold men and women back would be different. After all, women often have very different experiences at work. And experience shapes habits and responses.”
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Beyond Business Results: Achieving Sustainable Success Beyond Business Results: Achieving Sustainable Success
By Julie Rosenberg

Published April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. - “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.”
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Issue 162

Why Is Diversity Important? The Answer Might Surprise You
March 7, 2018 - By: Chris Clearfield & András Tilcsik
162 “Everyone brings something special to the table, and the collaboration of unique individuals leads to amazing new ideas. But it turns out that diversity is often more painful than beautiful—and that’s exactly why it’s so valuable in complex environments.”


Forget Everything You Know About Culture
March 7, 2018 - By: Denise Lee Yohn
162 “Your internal corporate culture should be as unique as your external brand identity. In fact, your culture and brand should be closely aligned and integrated. If your culture and brand are driven by the same purpose and values and if you inextricably link them into a single guiding force for your company, you fuel your growth and future-proof your business.”


A Better Business through a Great Place to Work for All
March 7, 2018 - By: Michael C. Bush, CEO & The Great Place to Work Research Team
162 “Our economy has evolved through agrarian, industrial, and ‘knowledge’ phases to the point where the essential qualities of human beings—things like passion, creativity, and a willingness to work together—are the most critical. In this ‘human economy,’ every employee matters. ”


Willpower Is an Outdated Model of Success: Here’s the Future of Self-improvement
March 7, 2018 - By: Benjamin Hardy
162 “Instead of being told to change their environment, the prominent self-help advice continues to charge people to change themselves. I can’t emphasize enough how terrible this advice is. It’s actually impossible to change yourself without also changing your environment.”


For Outstanding Performance, Change How You Solve Problems
March 7, 2018 - By: Karen Martin
162 “Problems are endemic in business, but addressing them effectively is possible for companies that embrace clarity as a core requirement. Doing so changes the trajectory—for the better—of organizational performance.”



Issue 161

Planting the Seeds for Social Startup Success: 10 Things to Remember When Starting a Social Enterprise
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Kathleen Kelly Janus
161 “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.”


Type R Leaders and the Transformative Resilience Ripple Effect
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Ama Marston
161 “Our new normal is a perfect storm of personal, professional, and global turbulence. Success amidst this increasing amount of disruption depends on Transformative Resilience.”


The Beauty of Conflict
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: CrisMarie Campbell &‎ Susan Clarke
161 “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?”


Re-Imagine “Networking”
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Diana Faison
161 “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.”


The Making of an Icon
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Soon Yu
161 “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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