Manifestos tagged with General Business


The Caring Mandate
July 23, 2014 - By: Carol Sanford
“It is very common to hear sales and marketing leaders talk about ‘relationship.’ ... We have to go toward something deeper and more at the core of relationship. I call it the Essence-to-Essence connection. Something in us connects with something outside of us, at a core level, and meaningful magic happens.”
The Most Important Company In the World: Intel, Moore’s Law, and the Heartbeat of Civilization
July 23, 2014 - By: Michael S. Malone
“We now live differently, learn differently, communicate differently, an ultimately, think differently. … We have internalized Moore’s Law. Its beat is now our heartbeat; its pace of change is now the heartbeat of civilization.”
How to Unlock Employee Ideas to Power Your Organization
June 11, 2014 - By: Alan G. Robinson & Dean M. Schroeder
“It is time to change the way we run our organizations. Today, a growing number of organizations are becoming very good at promoting front-line ideas, and as a result are reaching extraordinary levels of performance.”
The Accelerating Organization: In a Faster Moving World, We Need Speed and Agility to Keep Up
June 11, 2014 - By: John P. Kotter
“Organizations everywhere are struggling to keep up with the accelerating pace of change—let alone get ahead of it. The stakes—the financial, social, environmental, and political consequences—are rising in a similar exponential way.”
Make Your Company Smarter
May 14, 2014 - By: Geoffrey James
“Corporate culture is like the banks of a river and the behaviors in the corporation are like water that flows inside those banks. Over time, these behaviors dig the channel deeper, reinforcing the culture, which in turn reinforces the behaviors. The deeper the channel, the harder it is to change behaviors ... ”
The Magic Triangle of Company and Career Health
May 14, 2014 - By: Rich Karlgaard
“The soft edge of business is the side of deeper human longings and values. ... Not surprisingly, the soft edge is the most underestimated and oft-neglected side of the triangle. But do not dismiss the soft edge. It is the source of enduring strength.”
Finding Excellence: How to Give and Be Our Best Every Day
April 16, 2014 - By: Harry Paul & John Britt
“What many call excellence is actually average incognito. So the first step is to come to know what this elusive term called excellence really is. Once you view excellence in its purest form, then you can set your course with a compass that clearly shows if you are on the right path.”
Your Product or Service Is Either Relevant or It’s Worthless: Three Things You Need to Do to Make Sure It’s Relevant
April 16, 2014 - By: Andrea Coville & Paul B. Brown
“In an environment where literally thousands of messages are competing for attention, how do you get people to pay attention to your business, message, or offering? Simply put: by being relevant.”
How Your Biases Make You Blind
April 16, 2014 - By: Faisal Hoque & Drake Baer
“If a company is homogenous in form, it leads to a lack of understanding of what value the customer wants. That misunderstanding is the seed of disruption, for the gap between the value you think your customers want and the value your customers actually want is precisely the space where a competitor can replace you.”
The Brevity Mandate
March 12, 2014 - By: Joseph McCormack
“The business world today is full of information overload and there is not enough time to sift through it. If you cannot capture people’s attention and deliver your message with brevity, you’ll lose them. Getting to the point is a non-negotiable standard. The reasons why are plentiful.”



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