Manifestos tagged with Leadership


Why You Should Hire a Futurist
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: Rebecca D. Costa
“A quiet revolution is underway. It is as unanticipated and stealth as the internet and social media once were and just as ubiquitous. Every day our knowledge about the future grows more precise, and this is transforming how modern leaders lead.”
Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! The Fall of Homo Economicus and the Rise of Design Thinking
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: Jeanne Liedtka
“It is hard to think of a more flawed theory that has had as much of an impact on organizational life as that of the ‘rational man’ of neoclassical economics: an unfeeling automaton, driven by analytic assessments of economic utility and the pursuit of self-interest.”
Moving Beyond Competing
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne
“Competition exists, and win-lose scenarios abound, but they weren’t what captured our imaginations, nor what we believed our world needed more of. Blue oceans are less about disruption and more about nondisruptive creation, where one’s gain doesn’t have to come at the expense of others.”
Doing Good Work and Doing Good
July 26, 2017 - By: David Gatchell
“From childhood I have had it drummed into me by my parents, my life experiences, and my own work: You can do good work and you can do good. I’ve learned that life is not a zero-sum game that requires that we take everything and leave nothing in order to succeed. I subscribe to the concept that through innovation and creativity we can all add to the global pool of resources.”
"Dangerous" Woman: Three Entrepreneurs Who Paved the Road of Women’s Business Leadership
July 26, 2017 - By: Edith Sparks
“The idea that a ‘boss lady’ at work was dangerous tells us a great deal about the historical context in which female business executives led and the obstacles they faced in the mid-twentieth century.”
Your Enterprise as Living System: Success Starts with Knowing the Kind of Business You're Really In
July 26, 2017 - By: William E. Schneider
“Profit and non-profit enterprises are living people systems. Embracing this belief will significantly change your leadership for the better. Customers, employees and leaders are not commodities and they are not separate from one another. They are different, but they are not separate.”
The Art of Inclusion: Why Service Beats Selfies When it Comes to Business
July 26, 2017 - By: Cara Alwill Leyba
“Here’s the thing about business. It’s not about you. Or me. People create businesses to solve problems. To help their clients get from Point A to Point B. And while many entrepreneurs are the face of their business, there’s a thin veil between injecting some personality into your work, and completely overriding your services by being self-serving.”
Say It Like You Mean It: And Other Ways to Inspire People Every Day
June 14, 2017 - By: Kristi Hedges
“Here’s what I discovered. In these discussions, over and over again, people mentioned the same communication behaviors that inspired them. And they are behaviors every one of us already knows how to do.”
AREA: A Research and Decision-Making Roadmap
June 14, 2017 - By: Cheryl Strauss Einhorn
“While decision making is about ideas, ideas aren’t enough; there is an important gap between having ideas and making good decisions about what to do with those ideas.”
Finding Certainty In An Uncertain World
June 14, 2017 - By: Jeff Boss
“Many senior executives admit to feeling complacent in the workplace; they lost their passion for what they do. With this complacency comes a drop in performance. Organizational chaos ensues. Welcome to what I call the 5Cs of Chaos.”



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