Issue 48 - Published July 9, 2008
People Don’t Hate Change, They Hate How You’re Trying to Change Them People Don’t Hate Change, They Hate How You’re Trying to Change Them
By Michael T. Kanazawa

Published July 9, 2008 10:39 p.m. - According to a summary of over 40 research studies on change, the success rate of strategy execution and corporate change programs is 33%. At the same time, a Conference Board survey of over 600 global CEOs revealed that the top two challenges they see are: 1) generating consistent revenue growth and 2) stra ...
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Tell the Whole Truth Tell the Whole Truth
By Clinton Korver

Published July 9, 2008 10:38 p.m. - "How can you tap the transformational power of the truth? How can you use it to turn ordinary relationships into extraordinary ones? The answer is to grasp the truth in its fullest sense, and then practice using it skillfully, with discretion and wisdom. [...] Before developing our truth telling skills, we must first explore why we lie. Understanding the caus ...
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Chindia Rising: Why the Rise of China and India is Inevitable Chindia Rising: Why the Rise of China and India is Inevitable
By Jagdish N. Sheth

Published July 9, 2008 9:42 p.m. - "Rudyard Kipling, who proclaimed that 'East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet' has already been proven wrong with respect to Westernization of heritage-rich and tradition-based China and India. He will be proven wrong again as we witness what I refer to as the Easternization of the world. [...] ...
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The Design Funnel: A Manifesto for Meaningful Design The Design Funnel: A Manifesto for Meaningful Design
By Stephen Hay

Published July 9, 2008 9:14 p.m. - "Are you a professional designer? Would you like a process to create more consistently creative work which distinguishes itself from the work of your peers? Would you like a process which would help translate the often vague, unclear wishes of your clients (and yourself, for that matter) into a clear and solid basis for your desig ...
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Success-Driven Philosophy: Finding Clarity of Purpose and Achieving Arete Through Philosophical Examination Success-Driven Philosophy: Finding Clarity of Purpose and Achieving Arete Through Philosophical Examination
By Joshua Goldman and Jason Shen

Published July 9, 2008 9:07 p.m. - "This manifesto will facilitate your philosophical examination as you iron out what you believe and why you believe it. We do this by providing a philosophical toolkit, as well as a framework for considering the principal areas of philosophy. Ancient Greek philosop ...
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Globalization Becomes Truly Global: Lessons Learned at Lenovo Globalization Becomes Truly Global: Lessons Learned at Lenovo
By Reid Walker

Published July 9, 2008 8:47 p.m. - "Lenovo, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of personal computers, is a prime example of [an] 'emerging-market' multinational ... With its 2005 acquisition of IBM’s personal computer division, it is arguably the first multinational with its roots in an emerging market to reverse the traditional direction of globalizat ...
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