Issue 108

Art Is Freedom
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: Erik Wahl
108 “My name is Erik Wahl and Art has saved me from a life of slavery. I am a recovering suit and tie. I am recuperating from years as a gear in a wheel that barely touched the ground. And now, after rediscovering my Art by freeing my mind and digging to find my inner creative genius, I am a proud survivor of ‘standardized education.’”


Brother John
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: August Turak
108 “The plain truth is that for all our anguish we treasure uncertainty. Doubt forestalls action. The problem with life’s purpose is that we know damn well what it is but are unwilling to face the changes in our lives that a commitment to self-transcendence, to being the best human being we could possibly be, would entail.”


The Impact Manifesto: You Make A Difference Whether You Want To Or Not
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: Ken McArthur
108 “You impact the people around you. People feel your influence countless times, in amazing ways you never notice. Your impact is incredible, and today is the day you can take charge of it. Today you can amplify everything good. Call it the Impact Factor.”


How To Be a Disruptive Hero
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: Bill Jensen
108 “Disruptive heroes are the people who completely change the rules or teach us that the status quo needs to be pushed, challenged or broken. They have a major impact on what we believe is possible, what we do and who we become. If that sounds daunting for you to take on, don’t freak out! You get to pick the scale and scope of your efforts.”


The Biology of the Bottom Line
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: Frank Forencich
108 “In a knowledge-based economy, neuro-intellectual assets are vital and may well be more important than conventional, tangible assets. After all, you can always buy a new aircraft or computer, but precious human experience, gained over the course of years or decades, may well be irreplaceable.”


FundRazor: How Collective Sourcing Can Fix Public Education
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: John Malone
108 “When it comes to changing the way we fund public education, we have to stop looking at ourselves as just voters and taxpayers. We must also identify ourselves as consumers and business owners, and use that as a way to see what funds are available and really get what we need.”



Issue 107

Qualities of a High Value Player
(or, How to Rise Above the Suffering in Your Work Life)

July 10, 2013 - By: Cy Wakeman
107 “People have come to believe that suffering is a part of working life. But it is still possible to find people who are performing well and are happy. This article will provide you with some tips for how you too can be a happy, high performer—a high value player.”


The Art of Significance: Achieving The Level Beyond Success
July 10, 2013 - By: Dan Clark, CSP, CPAE
107 “We achieve success by doing what is necessary to get what we want, but often end up in a completely different physical and emotional place than we thought we would be. It’s like the pilot who, because his course was off by just one degree, by the time he returned to the same longitude was lost”


Growing Up Jersey
July 10, 2013 - By: Joe Azelby & Bob Azelby
107 “If you want to impart a lesson and have it stick in the minds of your audience, it is best to do it within a story … stories go deep under your skin and penetrate both the conscious and subconscious mind. We want to share a few memorable stories from our 'Growing Up Jersey' collection that we draw upon today to help us lead large complex businesses.”


The Do It! Marketing Manifesto
July 10, 2013 - By: David Newman
107 “Bad news: Marketing for the sake of marketing is broken. Kaput. Finished. Smart marketing is all about helping you generate MORE leads, BETTER prospects, and BIGGER sales. Period.
Good news: That also happens to be the purpose of this cheeky, powerful little manifesto you’re reading right now.”




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