Issue 131 | Published July 8, 2015

Transforming Business—Successfully Transforming Business—Successfully
By Satish P. Subramanian

Published July 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. - “Enterprises need to constantly innovate business models, products, services, processes, and systems to maintain a strong competitive position in the market-place. [But] Enterprises everywhere are experiencing the ‘business outcome gap’ … the difference between desired business outcomes and realized business outcomes.”
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Is Educating All Children Possible? (Based on the Status Quo, No.) Is Educating All Children Possible? (Based on the Status Quo, No.)
By Don Berg

Published July 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. - “At least on the face of it, there is an assumption embedded in this universal policy that they are all expected to be educated. But, is educating all children even possible?”
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The Genius of Teams The Genius of Teams
By Rich Karlgaard & Michael S. Malone

Published July 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. - “More than ever, business success now comes down to teams. The pace of change is now accelerating so quickly that more traditional, large organizations simply cannot react quickly enough to new challenges arriving in swarms from around the globe. That makes them hugely vulnerable.”
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The Customer Room: Grow Your Business by Improving Customers’ Lives The Customer Room: Grow Your Business by Improving Customers’ Lives
By Jeanne Bliss

Published July 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. - “If you’re in the fray of silo-based reactivity to customer issues, the Customer Room will help to emancipate you from those fire drills. It is the glue that unites a leadership team to focus and improve customers’ lives to earn the right to growth.”
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Local Networks, Global Change: Working Locally through the UN Global Compact Local Networks, Global Change: Working Locally through the UN Global Compact
By Mark Moody-Stuart

Published July 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. - “It is only through Local Networks that the smaller and purely national and local companies which provide the bulk of employment in almost every economy can become involved. Such involvement has great benefits for all.”
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Issue 130

The Fix: A How-to Guide for Breaking Bad Habits That May Well Wind Up Killing Your Business.
June 10, 2015 - By: Chris Kneeland
130 “Brand leaders across North America  resort to bribery just to get people to buy. And the proliferation of incentives and advertising has become so bad that many businesses are now overdosing on these short-term stimulants.”


Acceptable Loss: A Formula For How to Fail Quickly and Cheaply, and Ultimately Succeed
June 10, 2015 - By: Paul B. Brown
130 “When successful entrepreneurs head off into the unknown—and there is nothing more unknown than starting a new company—they … reduce it to a formula. They: Act. Learn. Build (off that learning.) And Repeat.”


Leadership Muscles For The New Multi-Polar World
June 10, 2015 - By: Gurnek Bains
130 “The leadership teams of many multi-nationals were often literally a pale reflection of the international community, but slowly increasing diversity is evident in boardrooms and senior teams. But how do you deepen this diversity and make it work productively?”


#notarule: winning at business and life by breaking rules that don't exist
June 10, 2015 - By: Jason Kotecki
130 “Blessed are the rule breakers. They shalt inherit the Future. One thing all great titans of industry have in common is this: they were able to identify rules that don’t exist and had the courage to break them.”


How to Have it All: A Career, Kids, Free Time, and a Full Night's Sleep.
June 10, 2015 - By: Laura Vanderkam
130 "Women with big careers have far more balanced lives than the popular narrative conveys. That’s good news for anyone wondering if it’s possible to have a career, kids, free time, and even a full night’s sleep. It is possible to have it all, not just in theory, but in how we live our day-to-day lives.”


AIWATT and the Empty Boat
June 10, 2015 - By: Marshall Goldsmith
130 “I have a first principle for becoming the person you want to be. Follow it and it will dramatically shrink your daily volume of stress, conflict, unpleasant debate, and wasted time. It is phrased in the form of a question you should be asking yourself in any situation where you must choose to either engage or 'let it go.'”



Issue 129

THE PENGUINS ATE YOUR CHEESE!
May 13, 2015 - By: BJ Gallagher
129 “The penguins were in trouble and they knew it. For many years they had ruled the Land of Penguins with unquestioned authority. … But there came a time when things began to change In the Land of Penguins… ”


The New Leadership Paradigm—Everyone, Every time, No Exception!
May 13, 2015 - By: Lior Arussy
129 “Organizations and leaders are facing today the convergence of three mega trends that are reshaping their value proposition, their customer relationships, and their talent engagement. … And, by and large, most leaders are neither ready nor equipped to address these changes.”


Connect and Thrive: Create a Connection Culture to Win at Work (and Life)
May 13, 2015 - By: Michael Lee Stallard
129 “Human connection is a superpower. It helps individuals and organizations thrive [but] Most people don’t recognize connection as a superpower—yet—and therefore miss out on connection’s benefits. If connection isn’t obvious to you, this manifesto will be an eye-opening wake-up call.”


10 Lessons on Art and Strategy
May 13, 2015 - By: Jessica Hagy
129 “War is just a metaphor for every problem you’ve ever had in your life. Without problems, you’ve got no plot, and without a plot, your character can’t develop. So don’t just choose your battles. Embrace them.”



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