Issue 161

Re-Imagine “Networking”
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Diana Faison
161 “All of us, whether we are extroverts or introverts, have an opportunity to reframe networking and re-imagine it in a way that unleashes the 'power of the Informal' as a strategy to exponentially increase our personal and professional influence.”


The Making of an Icon
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Soon Yu
161 “Modern business gurus all cry for the need to innovate, to disrupt, and to act like a startup. It’s hard to argue with that kind of thinking. It’s sexy and exciting. But it’s wrong.”



Issue 160

People Have Power. Don’t Take It Away.
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Patty McCord
160 “The first step in culture transformation is embracing a management mind-set that overturns conventional wisdom. The elaborate, cumbersome system for managing people that was developed over the course of the twentieth century is just not up to the challenges companies face in the twenty-first."


We Should All Be Serial Achievers (and That Definitely Includes Your Employees)
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Jeff Haden
160 “To most people ‘specialization’ indicates accomplishment and success, when in fact the opposite is true. You, me, all of us... we’re too good to specialize.”


The Truth About Entrepreneurship
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Derek Lidow
160 “Every industry is undergoing change, every industry has weak players, and every industry has disgruntled or unsatisfied customers ripe for the picking. The openings for startups are almost infinite.”


How Brilliant Careers are Made (and Unmade)
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Carter Cast
160 “Research has shown that one-half to two-thirds of the careers of managers and leaders will derail. At some point, over half of us will get fired or demoted—or our careers will flat-line and we won’t reach our innate potential.”


Accelerating into Fearless Growth: Seven Questions That Can Change Your Future
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Amanda Setili
160 “Though the accelerating pace of market change has made achieving growth goals more risky and perilous, it has never been more critical than it is now. There are several reasons why.”



Issue 159

Image Is Substance
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Andy Cunningham
159 “I discovered early on that the answer is authenticity … When companies promote themselves authentically, they get more customers and sell more stuff. It’s as simple as that, and I built my entire career on that premise.”


A Call to Lead with Courage, Authenticity and Service
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Kevin Cashman
159 “Is focusing on external results the sole source of greater accomplishment? Could it be that our single-minded focus on external results is causing us to miss the underlying dynamics supporting sustainable peak performance?”


A Values-Based Culture
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Robert Spector & breAnne O. Reeves
159 “If ‘vision’ embodies the head of your organization, and ‘mission’ personifies the heart, then ‘values” symbolize the soul. Every organization can cite its vision and mission statements, but few recognize the existential value of values.”




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