Manifestos tagged with Culture


The Power of Intuition: And Why It's the Biggest Myth in Business Today
Feb. 7, 2008 - By: Kevin J. Clancy and Peter C. Krieg
“What is it about going through life, making decisions flying by the seat of our pants, without a plan to get to a clear destination that has us all so captivated? To have the confidence to strike out on your own—research and professional opinion be damned—and take a stand, make a choice, ...
Indexing a Career: A Career Path in Pictures
Feb. 6, 2008 - By: Jessica Hagy
Jessica Hagy has a unique and irreverent sense of humor, and has the ability to capture complex realities in a 3” by 5” frame. Here she has organized a series of twenty index cards she has created throughout the years, plotting the trajectory of an imagined, but possibly recognizable, career path. ...
Innovation: More than a New Year’s Resolution
Dec. 13, 2007 - By: Nate Burgos
Disasters create change. They particularly defined 2005, from the Asian Tsunami to Hurricane Katrina, provoking a drive for innovation, whose essential value is betterment. This manifesto aims to frame some essential truths that contribute to the quality of not only things, but also people and places. Disasters displace, but what is never di ...
The Hard Reality of Semiglobalization…And How to Profit From It
Nov. 15, 2007 - By: Pankaj Ghemawat
Pankaj Ghemawat disagrees that the world is flat, instead asserts that “the complex world of semiglobalization offers a far richer palette of business opportunities than a simple “borderless” world of uniformity and ubiquity.” Here, he offers an antidote by addressing what still matters: distance and difference. ...
Change the Way You Change the World
Nov. 8, 2007 - By: Leslie Crutchfield & Heather Grant McLeod
Using Habitat for Humanity as a dynamic example, authors of Forces for Good, Crutchfield and Grant, present this manifesto on what high-impact nonprofits do to achieve wide-scale social change. These methods are insightful for all organizations, including for-profits and individuals. You may just want to pick up a hammer an ...
The RenGen Manifesto
Nov. 8, 2007 - By: Patricia Martin
Patricia Martin brings her energy and enthusiasm to this inspiring manifesto which celebrates a new cultural trend: a renaissance generation that values creative and intellectual activity which will bring a rebirth to our current beige state of living. ...
The Energy Crossroads: How Detroit and Washington Can Fuel the Future
Nov. 8, 2007 - By: Vijay Vaitheeswaran
Vaitheeswaran, author of Zoom: The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future, here asserts that within “the thorny geopolitical, environmental, and economic complications involved with cars and oil, America’s federal energy policies do matter.” He calls for a “market-minded” approach that offers a lev ...
Build Your Brand in Bits and Bytes: Building Your Personal Brand Online
Nov. 8, 2007 - By: William Arruda
Arruda and Dixson warn: you are being googled. Internet research is now a no-brainer in the hiring process, whether you are applying for a job or pitching your bid. So, how can you impress recruiters and clients when they perform this kind of reference check? The authors offer steps to making you digitally distinct ...
Slow Innovation: A Savour-y Way to Success
Nov. 8, 2007 - By: Derek Cheshire
Using the Slow Food Movement as a metaphor, Derek Cheshire suggests a slow approach to innovation. There is immense pressure to innovate quickly or to rush to market, but does this bargain of speed versus quality really benefit a company? He lauds the goal of creating “an innovative company whose structure and culture are conducive to long-t ...
About Teenage Violence: It’s the Rage
Oct. 3, 2007 - By: Mark Goulston, M.D.
Author and psychiatrist, Mark Goulston, reveals the critical warning signs of a potentially violent teenager. Many people can shrug off insults or irritations, but a combination of biological, psychological and social factors work to create a violent young person. Goulston also offers methods to calm down an angry teen (or anybody) and how t ...



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