Issue 120

Creating a Coaching Culture: A Playbook to Build Winning Business Teams
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Nathan Jamail
120 “In business, most of our employees are not as good as they could be—not because of our love for them or our desire to make their lives better than ours, but ... because most of the time we think they are not worth the effort to really coach them.”


Beyond Keeping Afloat: How Established Business Can Get Breakthroughs
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Tony Davila & Marc J. Epstein
120 “What can be done to avoid the seemingly inevitable drought of innovation that comes along with building and cementing the apparatus of an established organization? How, as an established organization, do we maintain, and perhaps even build on the successes we have achieved?”


Generation We: Why Me Doesn’t Work for One and Everyone, and What We Can Do to Change It
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Steven Smith & David Marcum
120 “Why does society tend to work in opposition to WE if WE is clearly a superior strategy? Why don’t human beings make stronger moves to get past ME ... ”


Harvesting the Low-Hanging Fruit: The Easy Road to Higher Earnings
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Jeremy Eden & Terri Long
120 “The blinding rate of innovation over the past few decades has turned yesterday’s ‘impossible’ into today’s ‘of course.’ But one area has experienced a near complete lack of innovation over that same time period: the ways executives manage ... ”


Improvise Your Way to Success
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Steve Yastrow
120 “The bottom line is that no one wants to be assaulted by one-way communication (a sales pitch). Rather, customers need to be invited into two-way conversations where we can be heard and understood.”


Sell Yourself First
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Tom Hopkins & Ben Katt
120 “People buy you first! It doesn’t matter if you’re meeting people for the first time in a social or business situation, you won’t get far unless you sell yourself first.”



Issue 119

The Most Important Company In the World: Intel, Moore’s Law, and the Heartbeat of Civilization
July 23, 2014 - By: Michael S. Malone
119 “We now live differently, learn differently, communicate differently, an ultimately, think differently. … We have internalized Moore’s Law. Its beat is now our heartbeat; its pace of change is now the heartbeat of civilization.”


The Road (to Reinvention) Is Calling
July 23, 2014 - By: Josh Linkner
119 “Companies, communities, and individuals fall for many reasons, but one of the most common—and easily avoidable—is the failure to reinvent. Those who feel the most secure in the status quo are in fact the most vulnerable. ... The disruption of ongoing innovation eventually topples any organization that fails to keep moving—to reinvent.”


The Four Faces of Change: A Tool for Change Readiness
July 23, 2014 - By: Kevin Allen
119 “I don’t believe much in change ‘management.’ That suggests we have the power to change forces much greater that we are. I do very much believe in change readiness—preparing yourself and your team for the opportunities that change affords.”


The Digital Marketer’s Manifesto
July 23, 2014 - By: Lisa Leslie Henderson & Larry Weber
119 “To succeed in a customer-centric world, we must truly see our customers. Not stalk them, but understand them. ... Indeed, the ability to see—to know where to look, to decode meaning from a glut of information and interactions, and reflect that understanding in our customer experience—is today’s primary source of competitive advantage.”




Search manifestos:
« Using the Issue Browser
Scroll with arrow keys, mousewheel or click on a thumbnail to preview each manifesto in this issue.

Recent Popular Manifestos



View all




TWITTER