Issue 149 | Published Jan. 25, 2017

The Ten Commandments of Startup Profit The Ten Commandments of Startup Profit
By Ed McLaughlin & Wyn Lydecker

Published Jan. 25, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “Understanding these profit principles and applying them to your business can increase the probability of your long-term success and improve your returns along the way.”
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Leadership Imperatives To Achieve The Holy  Grail of Business: Long-Term Growth Leadership Imperatives To Achieve The Holy Grail of Business: Long-Term Growth
By Leonard Sherman

Published Jan. 25, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “Given increasing globalization and technological disruption, it is becoming harder than ever for companies to sustain growth.There are three key leadership skills essential to drive long-term business growth: customer centricity, continuous experimentation, and ruthless patience.”
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Intentional Action: How Leaders Succeed Intentional Action: How Leaders Succeed
By Courtney Lynch

Published Jan. 25, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “While we never know exactly how many days are ahead of us, it can be quite valuable as leaders to see the expanse of runway in our futures. … Embracing the now includes understanding longevity and respecting that we are all still works in progress.”
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HACKING INNOVATION HACKING INNOVATION
By Josh Linkner

Published Jan. 25, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “Hacker mindsets are the foundation to innovative thinking. This set of beliefs will serve as the underpinning for your own hacking exploits, and allow you to build a hacking culture in your own organization.”
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The Entrepreneur’s Manifesto: Habits of a More Resilient Business Leader  The Entrepreneur’s Manifesto: Habits of a More Resilient Business Leader
By Rhett Power

Published Jan. 25, 2017 11:30 a.m. - “I thought going into business would be easy. I had a great partner. We had a great product. What could go wrong? We thought success was guaranteed and would be instant. But it wasn’t until we changed our mindset and developed new habits when we began to thrive.”
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Issue 148

Change How You Change: 7 Insights for Faster Positive Habit Formation
Dec. 21, 2016 - By: M.J. Ryan
148 “I’d been reading about a Tibetan Buddhist mind training technique called Lojong, or slogan practice, a set of fifty-nine one line aphorisms you recite as mental antidotes to undesired mental habits. Hmm, I thought, I wonder if his kind of practice could be useful for my clients.”


Curing the Temporary Dis-Ease of “Too Busy:” Strategies for Everyday Sanity
Dec. 21, 2016 - By: Flip Brown
148 “There are ways to work from a sense of grounded being, of using the awareness of the moment to truly be in the moment, and to be fully engaged without being ‘swept along’ more often than not.”


The Fifty Percent Solution: One Religion’s Global Impact on Entrepreneurial Women and How to Fix it
Dec. 21, 2016 - By: Bettina Langerfeldt
148 “Although it has certainly become more common to see women launch their own companies, statistics clearly show that the creativity and entrepreneurial potential of women is a largely underexploited source of economic growth worldwide.”


The Necessity of Speed
Dec. 21, 2016 - By: Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman
148 “Life for a manager inside an organization has an unrelenting pace, with very few occasions when there is uninterrupted time. […] And, no, it is not all right to lock the office door to get all of your work done. Your influence is directly proportional to the quality and frequency of the connections you make through the day. So what can you do?”


7 Secrets for Strategic Business Growth
Dec. 21, 2016 - By: Justin Sachs
148 “What are the secrets to growing my business and increasing my revenues strategically?” is one of the most common questions that I’m asked most often by start-up and emerging entrepreneurs. The key here is strategically.”


The 2017 Trust Outlook™: A Look at the Landscape and Impact of Trust from The Boardroom to the Living Room
Dec. 21, 2016 - By: David Horsager
148 “When corporate and business leaders understand and act on the importance of trust, how it is measured, and how it is built, they will reap tremendous benefits throughout their organizations.”



Issue 147

Wake Up, Heretics! We Need You
Nov. 16, 2016 - By: Cort Dial
147 “The climb to taking charge of changing the world is only scalable via bareknuckle, boldfaced heresy. We need more than just leaders in the workforce. We need heroes—and the greatest heroes have always begun their journeys as heretics.”


The Five Keys to Being Fiercely You
Nov. 16, 2016 - By: Jackie Huba
147 “Imagine for a moment … what would happen if you and all the people you know were set free from their fears and were able to embrace a life of exuberance. Can you feel that energy simmering? That spark of excitement, of possibility, is actually power—plain and simple.”


Disrupt Yourself! Create the World You Want with Liminal Thinking.
Nov. 16, 2016 - By: Dave Gray
147 “People talk a lot about disruption these days. In an era where change has become the norm, we spend a lot of time worrying about how to avoid being disrupted by others. We’d be more successful if we learned how to disrupt ourselves.”


In Defense of the Gray Area
Nov. 16, 2016 - By: Phillip Barlag
147 “For countless cultural reasons, Americans have long associated the phrase with defeat. Yet, ‘I don't know’ is not an end, but a beginning. It is not a failure but an opportunity. ‘I don't know’ is a launch pad for deeper investigation.”



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