Manifestos tagged with Innovation & Creativity


The Connected Company: How Distributed Organism Businesses are Rising Against the Machine to Build a More Connected World
Oct. 10, 2012 - By: Dave Gray
“Companies are not really machines, so much as complex, dynamic, growing systems. After all, companies are really just groups of people who have banded together to achieve some kind of purpose.”
How to Tell a Story: 10 Simple Strategies
Sept. 12, 2012 - By: Jonah Sachs
“Maybe it’s because we’re all so overloaded with information. Maybe it’s because we’re all so starved for meaning. Or maybe it’s because, thanks to social media, everyone’s become a broadcaster these days. Whatever the reason, we’re all getting the same memo at the same time: if you want to be heard, you’d better learn to tell better stories.”
The Personal MBA, Updated & Expanded: Mastering Business Without Spending a Fortune
Sept. 12, 2012 - By: Josh Kaufman
“MBA programs don't have a monopoly on advanced business knowledge ... you can get a world-class business education simply by reading these books.”
Taking Higher Education Higher: How to Cut College Costs and Increase Degree Value
Sept. 12, 2012 - By: Sharla Berry
“With college costs rising, student loan debt skyrocketing and average starting salaries falling, the following questions must be asked. Is college for everybody? Who is college for? ... This manifesto is for those who are willing to begin the work of change.”
El Sistema Comes to the USA: Playing the Mambo and Other Transformations
Sept. 12, 2012 - By: Jamie Bernstein
“El Sistema’s founder, the visionary musician and economist Jose Antonio Abreu, has said, 'If you put a violin in a child's hands, that child will never hold a gun.' It is a profound idea ... And now this idea is spreading around the world”
The Art of Not Knowing
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Craig Coggle
“Innovation and creativity can only exist with the wonder of not knowing. I wonder what will happen if I mix this thing here with this thing over here. I don’t know but would love to find out. Curiosity is born from not knowing. Not knowing therefore can help us change and grow.”
The Finch Effect: How Adaptability Will Save Your Career (and Happiness)
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Nacie Carson
“As humans, we have the power to direct our response. We can consciously choose how to change the shape of our beaks… or at least consciously choose how we respond to the changes in our environment. And that environmental change we face now, today, is an economic one.”
The How Manifesto: Why How Business Gets Done Around the World is the New Competitive Advantage, and New Metrics for a New Reality
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Dov Seidman
“'How?' is not just a question. HOW is the answer. ... The way to forge a better, more sustainable path of growth and progress lies in the realm of human behavior—HOW we do what we do.”
How to Spread Ideas: Think Like an Entrepreneur, Not Like a Crusader
July 11, 2012 - By: John Vespasian
“The fact that most philosophers and innovators have acted like crusaders does not prove that this is the right way to live. In fact, the opposite if true. ... When it comes to practical wisdom, entrepreneurs are light-years ahead of crusaders.”
How to Make Change Stick: Kill the Company
June 13, 2012 - By: Lisa Bodell
“Innovation is not just about data analysis, plans and processes, and thinking outside the box. More than anything else, innovation is about change. And the truth is that as much as we’d all like to think otherwise, we are all hardwired to resist it.”



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