Issue 27 - Published Oct. 7, 2006
A Manifesto for Mavericks A Manifesto for Mavericks
By William Taylor and Polly LaBarre

Published Oct. 7, 2006 2:36 a.m. - Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company, and Polly LaBarre present this brazen manifesto that describes the changing state of business leadership and asserts that the only companies and leaders that matter are those with the guts to be distinctive and disruptive. Are you a maverick at work? ...
Going for the Go Point Going for the Go Point
By Michael Useem

Published Oct. 7, 2006 2:23 a.m. - The Go Point: the moment when a decision becomes action. With an easy writing style and on-the-ground stories, Michael Useem, Director of the Center for Leadership and Change at the Wharton School, prescribes how to make the best decision when the stakes are the highest. ...
Changing the Rules: Lessons from a Starfish World Changing the Rules: Lessons from a Starfish World
By Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom

Published Oct. 7, 2006 2:09 a.m. - Such seemingly dissimilar groups as the Apache Indians, music swapping programs, Wikipedia, Alcoholics Anonymous and Al Queda have one thing in common: they are all starfish. According to Brafman and Beckstrom, each of these resilient groups succeeds because they are absent any hierarchy (head) and conventional organizati ...
Get Out of the Technology Hex Get Out of the Technology Hex
By Sean Hull

Published Oct. 7, 2006 1:40 a.m. - Ever wonder what those folks in IT actually do everyday? Most likely, they are busy defending your company against invaders, inefficiency and wasted resources. How? Here, Sean Hull, “self-appointed International Interpreter for Geek-to-Suit communications” translates just what your technology team is doing for your organization. ...
Change the World of Not-for-Profits Change the World of Not-for-Profits
By Tom Suddes

Published Oct. 7, 2006 1:31 a.m. - This energizing manifesto tackles the increasing dissonance between the archaic goals of typical Not-for-Profits and the realities of business. Suddes challenges you to think differently about these “For Impact” organizations and, thusly, inspires you to change the world. ...
10 Unwealthy Habits 10 Unwealthy Habits
By Alicia Castillo

Published Oct. 7, 2006 1:23 a.m. - A serial entrepreneur and wealth consultant, Alicia Castillo Holley, breaks down the negative habits that prevent us from gaining wealth. Written to address many individual viewpoints, she offers insight into how we can break those habits by first identifying them and then defying them. ...

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