Issue 164 | Published May 16, 2018

Futureproof: 8 Ways to Win the Innovation Long Game Futureproof: 8 Ways to Win the Innovation Long Game
By Alice Mann

Published May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - “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?”
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Taming Your Seven Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become True Leader Taming Your Seven Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become True Leader
By Hylke Faber

Published May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - “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.”
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What If Sellers Behaved as Leaders? What If Sellers Behaved as Leaders?
By James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Deb Calvert

Published May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - “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.”
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The Speed Trap: When Taking Your Time (Really) Matters The Speed Trap: When Taking Your Time (Really) Matters
By Tom Peters

Published May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - “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.”
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Don’t Suck Up, Manage Up:  How to Work Well with the Boss You Have, Not Wish You Had Don’t Suck Up, Manage Up: How to Work Well with the Boss You Have, Not Wish You Had
By Mary Abbajay

Published May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - “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.”
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Finding the Magic in “Tiny” Business Finding the Magic in “Tiny” Business
By Sharon Rowe

Published May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - “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?”
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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.”


How Women Rise: Helping Women Change the Behaviors that Get in Their Way
April 18, 2018 - By: Sally Helgesen & Marshall Goldsmith
163 “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.”


The Six Headwinds Threatening the Global Economy
April 18, 2018 - By: Dambisa Moyo
163 “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.”



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.”



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