Issue 42 - Published Jan. 16, 2008
Free Your Ass and Your Mind Will Follow: Embodied Leadership Free Your Ass and Your Mind Will Follow: Embodied Leadership
By Jamie Wheal

Published Jan. 16, 2008 4:59 p.m. - “Somewhere between Ancient Athens and today's Aeron, we’ve lost the plot and come to believe that all of Reason and Innovation resides inside our skulls. Organizational leaders require more than coaching "from the neck up" to compete in today's information age. We need to develop our physical, cognitive and relational capaci ...
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Ideaicide: How To Avoid It And Get What You Want Ideaicide: How To Avoid It And Get What You Want
By Alan Parr & Karen Ansbaugh

Published Jan. 16, 2008 4:54 p.m. - “Ideaicide is deadly. People come up with lots of new ideas everyday, but nothing happens….The problem is not usually the ideas themselves….Corporate forces act to eliminate risk and make an idea conform to the company's existing business model, not to the needs of the marketplace. The edginess of the idea is gone, repl ...
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A 'Where's Waldo' Approach to Problem-solving A 'Where's Waldo' Approach to Problem-solving
By Adelino de Almeida

Published Jan. 16, 2008 4:50 p.m. - “We’ve all encountered bad solutions that come from bad problem-solving; heck, we’ve even encountered good solutions that were somehow generated from bad problem-solving…..All you need to become a proficient problem-solver is a basic understanding of the concept behind the Where’s Waldo books: unbeknownst to most, these books ...
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Humanize It: Bring five-star sparkle to your customer interactions and watch your business flourish. Humanize It: Bring five-star sparkle to your customer interactions and watch your business flourish.
By Micah Solomon and Leonardo Inghilleri

Published Jan. 16, 2008 4:44 p.m. - "The best thing you can do for your business is not about new technology, brute force, or first-mover advantage. It's something simpler. And more dependable. Humanize each customer interaction, in order to turn your product or service into much more than a commodi ...
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The Future is Here and It Is Bright: What Are We Waiting For? The Future is Here and It Is Bright: What Are We Waiting For?
By Gary Hirshberg

Published Jan. 16, 2008 4:30 p.m. - “We need more than simple awareness to break our generations-old, fossil-fuel-induced stupor. We have known what we should do, but we clearly have not done it. And the situation has deteriorated because of our lack of action. After more than three decades spent working in the environmental movement, I am convinced that eco ...
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Marketing Mismatch: When New Won't Work With Old (Riffs on Meatball Sundae) Marketing Mismatch: When New Won't Work With Old (Riffs on Meatball Sundae)
By Seth Godin

Published Jan. 16, 2008 4:11 p.m. - “People treat the New Marketing like a kid with a twenty-dollar bill at an ice cream parlor. They keep wanting to add more stuff—more candy bits and sprinkles and cream and cherries. The dream is simple: "If we can just add enough of [today's hot topping], everything will take care of itself." Most of the time, ...
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Work is Broken: Here's How We Fix It Work is Broken: Here's How We Fix It
By MARC ORCHANT 1957-2007

Published Jan. 4, 2008 12:46 p.m. - Meetings, presentations, and e-mail are a part of many people’s work day. Used effectively, each can help keep teams aligned, impart important information, and move projects forward. We now are bombarded with information from the web, blogs, wikis, intranets, search engines, and other digital sources in addition to paper. We’re challenge ...
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