Issue 153

Capitalists Arise!
May 17, 2017 - By: Peter Georgescu
153 “The bull market is setting historical records, and the unemployment rate seems reasonable again, so most casual observers—meaning almost all of the media—think America is back on track and growing. Nothing could be further from the truth.”


Learning to Recognize Your Leadership Gap
May 17, 2017 - By: Lolly Daskal
153 “It’s the one problem that even some of the most successful CEOs I’ve worked with never see coming and have no idea how to resolve. The problem is that one day, suddenly, what once worked so well to propel their rise stops working.”


Bringing Passion and Evangelism Together in Your Business: The Unquenchable Spirit of Co-Creation
May 17, 2017 - By: David Nour
153 “Do you co-create value with others? Do you understand—deep in your gut—that you cannot succeed in the future by going at it alone?”


G.R.I.T.: The Stuff of Leaders and Champions
May 17, 2017 - By: Scott Petinga
153 “Success is rarely, if ever, easily obtained. It rises from the ashes of multiple failures like the proverbial phoenix, having to be fought for, chased and desired above all else.”


The Operational Excellence Manifesto
May 17, 2017 - By: Joseph F. Paris Jr.
153 “There must be a difference between excellence in operations, or process excellence, and operational excellence. Simply put, excellence in operations is efficiency, doing things right, but operational excellence is effectiveness, doing the right things.”


How to Win by Being Your Own Worst Enemy
May 17, 2017 - By: Bryce G. Hoffman
153 “Many of the business tools we have relied on for decades no longer work in a world where incremental improvement is not enough to stay in business, let alone succeed in it. We need new processes, new methodologies, and new ways of thinking.”



Issue 152

The Downsides of the Urban Revival: The New Urban Crisis and How We Come to Grips With It
April 19, 2017 - By: Richard Florida
152 “In little more than a decade, the revitalization of our urban areas that I had predicted was giving rise to rampant gentrification and unaffordability, driving deep wedges between affluent newcomers and struggling longtime residents.”


How Algorithmic Thinking Can Help You Think Smarter
April 19, 2017 - By: Ali Almossawi
152 “If one were to consider how best to make algorithms compelling to the broadest audience, it seems only natural to frame it as a tool for thinking, and a general-purpose one at that. One that can be applied to everyday problems that may have nothing at all to do with computers.”


Why NEVER to Give Another Elevator Speech: Surprising Ways to Connect with Anyone, Anytime
April 19, 2017 - By: Sam Horn
152 “Never again give an elevator SPEECH. Never again explain what you do and/or what you’re trying to get a YES to. Never again ‘Tell people what you’re going to tell them.’ Instead, ask instead of explain.”


Conflict Isn’t The Problem. It’s The Solution.
April 19, 2017 - By: Nate Regier, PhD
152 “When we mediate, manage, or reduce conflict, we necessarily reduce the energy available for productive problem-solving. When we respect the tension and use that energy to create instead of destroy, the results can be transformative.”




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