Issue 76 - Published Nov. 3, 2010
Change is the New Constant: Leading Organizations That (Can) Thrive in Crises Change is the New Constant: Leading Organizations That (Can) Thrive in Crises
By Alan Lewis

Published Nov. 3, 2010 12:00 a.m. - “Most organizations believe they are not working as well as they used to. They blame the rapid and unpredictable changes that are going on around them. But many of them have failed to grasp one fundamental truth: CHANGE IS THE NEW CONSTANT.”
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The Amish and the Case for Humility The Amish and the Case for Humility
By Erik Wesner

Published Nov. 3, 2010 12:00 a.m. - “When they’re not around you or me, the Amish speak a language called Pennsylvania German. Demut is their word for humility. And Demut isn’t just for the Amish. Why does humility matter? It matters in business. It matters in life. It matters in our relationships."
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Through the Fog: Solving Health Care in Companies Through the Fog: Solving Health Care in Companies
By John Torinus Jr.

Published Nov. 3, 2010 12:00 a.m. - “Major change usually comes off a platform of crisis, and I think everyone can agree that crisis conditions surely exist in health care economics. The nation’s health care bill has been doubling every eight years for the last four decades."
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Turning Social Capital Into Financial Capital Turning Social Capital Into Financial Capital
By Marcia Conner

Published Nov. 3, 2010 12:00 a.m. - “Social media has the potential to dramatically improve the inner workings of every company. The interstitial connections can quickly cross business silos, inform decision making, educate people at all levels, and allow employees—especially new entrants—to pick up the natural rhythms of how people around them work.”
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Forget Cinderella, Find Fred Astaire Forget Cinderella, Find Fred Astaire
By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

Published Nov. 3, 2010 12:00 a.m. - “Most companies would like to become more gender balanced at all levels, with women and men dancing together in a smooth and natural way. They have been trying for decades to attract, retain and promote more women. [...] But nobody ever bothered checking if the prince can actually dance.”
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Make Your Web Site a Real-Time Machine Make Your Web Site a Real-Time Machine
By David Meerman Scott

Published Nov. 3, 2010 12:00 a.m. - “Now, we’re entering a fifth era of the evolution: transformation of the Web site into a real-time marketing (and sales) machine. This is the natural evolutionary outcome of a process that started with a new way to slip brochures under people’s doors.”
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