Issue 158 | Published Nov. 21, 2017

Creating Change from the Inside-Out Creating Change from the Inside-Out
By Todd Davis

Published Nov. 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “I’ve learned that it’s not only the people who determine an organization’s performance, it’s what happens between people that makes the greatest impact on effectiveness.”
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What Your Career Needs Now Is Some Relational Intelligence What Your Career Needs Now Is Some Relational Intelligence
By Angie McArthur & Dr. Dawna Markova

Published Nov. 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “In this age of complexity, chaos, and constantly changing teams, the more skill you have to work and relate across differences, the more effective and happier you will be.”
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Archaic “Best” Business Practices Toxic to Resilience, Innovation, and Change (Plus, What To Do Instead!) Archaic “Best” Business Practices Toxic to Resilience, Innovation, and Change (Plus, What To Do Instead!)
By Carol Sanford

Published Nov. 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “The concept of ‘best practices‘ is no protection against toxic practices. Most of these ‘best practices‘ have never been validated and are marketing hype invented by a consultant company.”
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The Expectant Non-Profit: A Guide for Navigating the Healthy Growth of Organizations The Expectant Non-Profit: A Guide for Navigating the Healthy Growth of Organizations
By Maxine Harris, PhD

Published Nov. 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “Just like new parents often need a ‘how to’ book, so do new non-profit CEOs. So here it is, a guide for helping your organization flourish and live well into old age … ”
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Think Bigger! Change Your Thinking. Change the World. Think Bigger! Change Your Thinking. Change the World.
By Michael W. Sonnenfeldt

Published Nov. 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “Most people don’t think big enough, which could be the biggest factor limiting their success. And, yes, that includes you.”
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Calling All Leaders Calling All Leaders
By Constance Dierickx, PhD

Published Nov. 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “Too often, we think that people who lead in high-stakes matters are special people. They are not. You do not need to be a special person, with super-human powers and nerves of steel. What do you need? Courage, character, judgment, and fortitude.”
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Issue 157

There Are No Strangers Here: A Rising Tribe Lifts All Boats
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sally Haldorson
157 “In my 20 years of covering the genre, I’ve met an awful lot of impressive women in the pages of business books. Thank goodness there are more now than earlier in my career, because the going gets tougher the older I get, and the more responsibility I take on.”


Why We Need a Take Our Daughters to WORTH Day
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Nell Merlino
157 “It is not an option to stand by passively as the first generation of digital native girls comes of age and struggles—feeling isolated, unworthy, under pressure, and filled with doubt.”


Someday is Not a Day in the Week: Create More Meaningful Work … Now Not Someday
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sam Horn
157 “What if, instead of accepting a toxic work situation and/or waiting for it to get better, we took personal responsibility to make it better? What if there were ways to make work more meaningful right where we are, right now?”


Giving Voice to the Voiceless
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Parisa Khosravi
157 “How many times have we been told not to judge a book by its cover? How often do we fail and completely judge others based on what we think is “normal” or acceptable? How do we know what they are thinking or feeling, if they are not able to tell us in the ways that we are used to? Why do we presume to know their cognitive levels or what they will be capable of in life? Who are we to judge?”



Issue 156

Relationship Capital Unplugged
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: John Hope Bryant
156 “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?”


How to Move from Just Making Money to Making a Difference
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: Dean Niewolny
156 “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.”


Why You Should Hire a Futurist
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: Rebecca D. Costa
156 “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.”


Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! The Fall of Homo Economicus and the Rise of Design Thinking
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: Jeanne Liedtka
156 “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.”


Moving Beyond Competing
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne
156 “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.”



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.”



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