Issue 143

A New Territory of Maturity: Updating Our Stories To Enhance Our Lives
July 13, 2016 - By: Rosamund Stone Zander
143 “Some of the discoveries you made and the stories you constructed around them as a child have stayed the same, unchanged, no matter how many years have passed. You’ve been walking around in kid’s sneakers … Here’s how to fit yourself out with good pair of hiking boots to go the distance.”


The Becoming Principle
July 13, 2016 - By: Cathy Salit
143 “As adults—in the workplace and elsewhere—when we’re asked to do something we’ve never done before, when we need to grow beyond our current capabilities, we can tap into what we naturally did as children, and perform our way to who we’re becoming.”


Networks Are Eating the World
July 13, 2016 - By: Barry Libert, Megan Beck, Jerry Wind
143 “As Thomas Melville wrote, ‘We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us.’ Today’s digital networks are those fibers and the organizations that build and sustain will win big—bigger than we have every imagined.”


Leading Innovation From the New Middle
July 13, 2016 - By: George E. L. Barbee
143 “Innovation is more than an “I” thing… it’s a “WE” thing. It is true that we must make a real, conscious effort to improve our own innovation skills. But there are also important changes that we can and should bring about in the organization."


Keeping On the Blade: How Successful Startup Founders Persist To Discover Hockey Stick Growth
July 13, 2016 - By: Bobby Martin
143 “Creating and growing a successful startup that achieves hockey stick growth is not the mystical unicorn of the business world that many would like you to believe it is.”


How to Start When You’re Stuck
July 13, 2016 - By: Jason W. Womack & Jodi Womack
143 “Maybe it’s a career change, a health and fitness transformation or a personal project or side business you want to start, but for some reason—whatever it is—you haven’t started yet. … In order to find the time, the resources and the support you need, you first need to GET MOMENTUM.”



Issue 142

The Internet as Art
June 8, 2016 - By: Virginia Heffernan
142 “The Internet, in my view, is a massive and collaborative work of art—something billions of us contribute to every millisecond, with every Instagram photo, every ‘like,’ every message-board post, every tweet, every eBay review, every streamed video or song.”


KNOW YOUR EVERYDATA: How To Avoid Being Misled By the “Little Data” You Consume Every Day
June 8, 2016 - By: John H. Johnson, PhD & Mike Gluck
142 “You probably can’t change the amount of misinformation that fills your inbox and clogs your smartphone. But you can change the way you interpret data—and learn how to use data to make better decisions for your business.”


STOP Branding and START Activating (Part II of “A Manifesto for Thinking Small”)
June 8, 2016 - By: Craig Wilson
142 “Marketers don't generate demand. Great companies spend their time understanding what and where latent demand exists and build the products, services, and user experiences that connect to that demand.”


The Sweet Spot of Purpose: A Three-Legged Stool for Productivity and Success
June 8, 2016 - By: Dan Pontefract
142 “The importance of purpose on the lives of employees, and for the betterment of society, has become table stakes. Indeed, the individuals that make up the organization are its most important advantage.”




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