Issue 124

Get Off the Couch!
Dec. 23, 2014 - By: Roger Connors & Tom Smith
124 “Almost everyone has experienced collapsing from exhaustion on their metaphorical 'couch' after repeated attempts to solve a problem that feels out of their control ... the point is to not be victimized by your circumstances, but to take accountability for your circumstances and get out there and go do something.”


Everything We Know About Great Workplaces is Wrong
Dec. 23, 2014 - By: Ron Friedman, Ph.D.
124 “Suppose that later this evening, after you have stepped away from your keyboard, put on your jacket, and traveled home for supper, your organizations underwent a magical transformation, reshaping itself into the world’s best workplace. How would you know?”


How To Create Eternal Life In Any Business
Dec. 23, 2014 - By: Noah Fleming
124 “What if I told you that there is a gold mine of new business that you’re probably missing out on? And what if I told you that these will be the easiest to find, most loyal, and highest grossing customers you will ever find? These are what I call, your evergreen customers. Your evergreen customers are the ones you already have.”


Get Rid of the Jerks
Dec. 23, 2014 - By: Dr. Bob Tobin
124 “What’s the best way to have a better life? Just do this one thing: Get rid of the jerks. Yes, that’s right, get rid of those people who are bothering you, the people who hold you back, the ones who don’t appreciate you, the ones who complain all the time, the ones who are always criticizing you, the ones who drive you nuts, the ones who just tolerate you.”



Issue 123

Debunking the Myths, Lies, and Misconceptions of Word of Mouth Marketing
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Ted Wright
123 “If you have ever tried to discuss word-of-mouth marketing, you’ve likely confronted the many myths and misconceptions that surround it. I’ve heard every single one of them [and] I’ve gotten pretty good at responding. Maybe I can help you do it too.”


Fight Through the Ambush: How to Thrive When Shit Hits the Fan
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Jake Wood
123 “There’s a reason that the word ambush has made its way into American corporate vernacular. In today’s volatile and hypercompetitive business world, we are all constantly on the front lines. So forget about trying to avoid going to battle … being a high-stakes leader means stepping into the arena.”


Welcome to the Conscience Economy
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Steven Overman
123 “Something extraordinary is happening. Humankind’s increasing interconnectedness is causing a global transformation of values and expectations, at both the individual and societal level. The shift is reaching a tipping point that will transform business forever. … That’s great for humanity—and for business.”


Choose Your Impact, Change the World
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Mindy Hall
123 “Who do you want to be as a leader? What impact do you want to have? How do you want people to experience you? No matter where you fall in the organizational structure, your ability to shape both the organizational culture and how others perceive you is a direct result of the level of intention with which you operate.”


A Consistent Personal Narrative is the Key to Leading in the Social Age
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Frank Guglielmo & Sudhanshu Palsule
123 “In the new world of deep interconnectivity, what we call the Social Age, leaders are confronted with challenges that constantly test ‘who they are’ … Thriving as a leader in the Social Age means taking a good look at your self and understanding how you are most productive in five areas.”


A New Superpower: Building Habit-Forming Products
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Nir Eyal
123 “Face it, we’re hooked. The technologies we use have turned into compulsions, if not full-fledged addictions. … How do companies, producing little more than bits of code displayed on a screen, seemingly control users’ minds? What makes some products so habit-forming?”




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