Manifestos tagged with Management


Reading Books Won’t Future-Proof You. Here’s What Will.
March 16, 2016 - By: Erika Andersen
“Real learning is almost always at least somewhat uncomfortable. It’s figuring out how to operate in new ways; questioning your assumptions; putting new ideas into practice. Real learning takes you out of the tried-and-true, and into that murky, disturbing land of I’m-not-very-good-at-this.”
Culturally Intelligent Innovation: Diversity × CQ = Better Solutions
Feb. 17, 2016 - By: David Livermore
“Diversity is undoubtedly one of the best sources of innovation. But it’s not automatic. Diversity by itself does not lead to better solutions. Cultural intelligence, or CQ, is the differentiating factor.”
Kill Your Darlings: How High Performers Achieve Extraordinary Growth
Feb. 17, 2016 - By: Al Pittampalli
“High performers are not only receptive to information that might threaten their favored beliefs, they go out of their way to seek it out themselves. In doing so, they kill their darlings.”
Ignite Change: How Empathetic Communication Helps You Illuminate a Path that People Will Want to Follow
Feb. 17, 2016 - By: Nancy Duarte & Patti Sanchez
“This is our manifesto for change communications and, more specifically, for leaders who want to inspire others to understand and follow their vision for change, over and over again.”
Bridge the Generational Divide and Build Sustainable Innovation
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Robert F. Brands
“The U.S. business community is facing a war of intelligence attrition. Fortune 500s will see countless experienced knowledge workers walk out the door over the next two decades. … For even those companies that thrive on innovation, the numbers are daunting—and demand action.”
The Art of Supportive Confrontation: An Essential Element in Creative Conflict
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Flip Brown
“Even when issues do not create the appearance of conflict, there are many times when we fail to take the initiative to have the conversations we truly want or need to have because of our fear—which may conscious or subconscious—of creating unpleasant reactions in the other. So what’s a worker to do?”
It’s Time To Drive “Customer Obsession” From The Top
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Joseph Michelli
“Just as all roads lead to Rome, all strategies must lead to the delighted customer, and the fewer twists and turns along the way, the better. That’s the directive handed down by the gods of globalization and cyberspace, who’ve decreed that customers can jump from one company to another on a whim.”
The Five Fatal Mistakes of Startups
Dec. 17, 2015 - By: Henry Kressel & Norman Winarsky
“It’s natural to expect that many young companies fail, but what’s remarkable is that in an overwhelming number of times, they fail from avoidable mistakes. … This is a manifesto about the company killers that every CEO needs to avoid.”
Into the Light of New Leadership: Family Business Leadership and Building a Path for Succession
Dec. 17, 2015 - By: Andrew Keyt
“The challenge for the family business successor is answering two questions: What needs to change in order for our family and business to survive and grow, and what do we need to hold onto that is the foundation of our culture and our success.”
Getting One Second Ahead: 5 Mantras for Mindful Leadership
Nov. 11, 2015 - By: Rasmus Hougaard, with Jacqueline Carter & Gillian Coutts
“As leaders, you need to be able to rapidly sift through an overload of information and multiple distractions. […] If managing our attention is at the root of the problem, then training the attentional muscle is the key to addressing it.”



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