Issue 164

The Speed Trap: When Taking Your Time (Really) Matters
May 16, 2018 - By: Tom Peters
164 “Speed-for-speed’s-sake is about the most counterproductive approach imaginable. While we must indeed evolve and experiment rapidly, the process of getting things done is all about people. And working with people to get those interesting things done effectively takes time … in fact lots of time.”


What If Sellers Behaved as Leaders?
May 16, 2018 - By: James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Deb Calvert
164 “Sellers do extraordinary things when they stop pushing people to buy before they’re ready, and start guiding buyers by transforming values into actions, visions into realities, obstacles into innovations, separateness into solidarity, and risks into rewards.”


Futureproof: 8 Ways to Win the Innovation Long Game
May 16, 2018 - By: Alice Mann
164 “Technological innovations like intelligent buildings, AI, or robotics will transform energy consumption, leadership, and people practices in innumerable ways. … The future always looms large. So how do successful leaders plan for it?”


Don’t Suck Up, Manage Up: How to Work Well with the Boss You Have, Not Wish You Had
May 16, 2018 - By: Mary Abbajay
164 “Developing effective relationships with our colleagues is important for career success, but developing a positive and productive relationship with our boss is absolutely critical to our success.”


Taming Your Seven Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become True Leader
May 16, 2018 - By: Hylke Faber
164 “We all, deep down, aspire to live our deepest truth. Our truth propels us beyond our fear-based beliefs. It connects us to our deep longing to courageously stand for freedom, love, and peace, no matter what.”


Finding the Magic in “Tiny” Business
May 16, 2018 - By: Sharon Rowe
164 “When you you are starting your entrepreneurial journey, most people will say you have to 'go big or go home.' But why not 'go tiny' and be able to go home when you want?”



Issue 163

The Six Headwinds Threatening the Global Economy
April 18, 2018 - By: Dambisa Moyo
163 “While public policy has managed to contain the risk of economic destitution in the wake of the financial crisis, there remain manifold long-term, systemic headwinds plaguing the global economy.”


How Women Rise: Helping Women Change the Behaviors that Get in Their Way
April 18, 2018 - By: Sally Helgesen & Marshall Goldsmith
163 “It’s not surprising that many of the behaviors that hold men and women back would be different. After all, women often have very different experiences at work. And experience shapes habits and responses.”


Start Imagining a Future of Human + Machine
April 18, 2018 - By: Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson
163 “Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are ushering in a third wave of business transformation. Savvy organizations will ride the wave to success. Unprepared organizations are likely to get swamped. The evidence suggests that most organizations are in the latter category.”


Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual
April 18, 2018 - By: Todd Warner & Dr. Byron Hanson
163 “There is more to Agility than putting lipstick on a pig. The challenge that most organizations face is that they layer Agile approaches on top of their existing social system, without addressing the intricate web of local practices and tribalism that have developed over time.”




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