Issue 130 | Published June 10, 2015

Leadership Muscles For The New Multi-Polar World Leadership Muscles For The New Multi-Polar World
By Gurnek Bains

Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m. - “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?”
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The Fix: A How-to Guide for Breaking Bad Habits That May Well Wind Up Killing Your Business. The Fix: A How-to Guide for Breaking Bad Habits That May Well Wind Up Killing Your Business.
By Chris Kneeland

Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m. - “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.”
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#notarule: winning at business and life by breaking rules that don't exist #notarule: winning at business and life by breaking rules that don't exist
By Jason Kotecki

Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m. - “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.”
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How to Have it All: A Career, Kids, Free Time, and a Full Night's Sleep. How to Have it All: A Career, Kids, Free Time, and a Full Night's Sleep.
By Laura Vanderkam

Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m. - "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.”
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Acceptable Loss: A Formula For How to Fail Quickly and Cheaply, and Ultimately Succeed Acceptable Loss: A Formula For How to Fail Quickly and Cheaply, and Ultimately Succeed
By Paul B. Brown

Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m. - “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.”
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AIWATT and the Empty Boat AIWATT and the Empty Boat
By Marshall Goldsmith

Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m. - “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.'”
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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.”


Earth Shakers: The Art and Craft of the Global Change Agent
May 13, 2015 - By: Dean Williams
129 “Earth shakers figuratively shake the ground on which we work and live. … We need earth shakers because globalization presents a whole new set of challenges for which traditional forms of leadership cannot resolve.”


The Simplicity Cycle Manifesto
May 13, 2015 - By: Dan Ward
129 “When our additions get out of control, the new pieces do not simply add less than the previous pieces—they actually diminish the value of the whole. Fortunately, there is an alternative … With a little attention and focus, we can prevent complexity from reducing the design’s goodness.”



Issue 128

We Must Regain Our Humanity at Work
April 15, 2015 - By: Rodd Wagner
128 “We’ve lost much of our humanity at work. … We’ve lost much of the human touch for what we now call our 'human resources.' Whether a company gets it back will largely determine its future.”


The Membership Economy Manifesto
April 15, 2015 - By: Robbie Kellman Baxter
128 “Organizations that build their businesses around people’s need to belong, to be connected, and to be admired, organizations that are focused on relationships over products, are winning in today’s economy.”


Attacking Culture One Negotiation at a Time
April 15, 2015 - By: Deborah M. Kolb & Jessica L. Porter
128 “When individuals negotiate a change in practice they create what we call small wins. These small wins for individuals can aggregate and begin to chip away at institutional barriers.”


Unlocking Failure’s Grip On The “Static Quo” In Your Organization
April 15, 2015 - By: John Danner & Mark Coopersmith
128 “Most organizations and the executives who run them don’t recognize, respect or leverage the reality and potential of the one resource every organization and management team create every day: failure—the other ‘F’ word.”



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