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Gridlock Economy: The Tragedy of the Anticommons
Aug. 6, 2008 - By: Michael Heller
"Private ownership usually creates wealth. But too much ownership has the opposite effect—it creates gridlock. When too many people own pieces of one thing, cooperation breaks down, wealth disappears . . . everybody loses. Gridlock is a free market paradox. There has been an unnoticed revolution in how we create wealth. In the old e ...
Mini Sagas: Bite Sized Lessons For Life and Business
Aug. 6, 2008 - By: Rajesh Setty
50 words is not a lot. Sometimes, though, you can say a lot in 50 words. Add a good picture to the background and you have a story in 50 words. In this photographic manifesto (the first in ChangeThis history) Rajesh Setty has compiled 15 mini sagas from his collection. Each 50 word story is packed with a lesson on life and/or busin ...
14 Ways to Get Breakthrough Ideas
Aug. 6, 2008 - By: Mitch Ditkoff
"There’s a lot of talk these days—especially in business circles—about the importance of innovation. All CEOs worth their low salt lunch want it. And they want it, of course, now. Innovation, they reason, is the competitive edge. What sparks innovation? People. What sparks people? Inspired ideas that meet a need—whether expressed or unexpres ...
Success-Driven Philosophy: Finding Clarity of Purpose and Achieving Arete Through Philosophical Examination
July 9, 2008 - By: Joshua Goldman and Jason Shen
"This manifesto will facilitate your philosophical examination as you iron out what you believe and why you believe it. We do this by providing a philosophical toolkit, as well as a framework for considering the principal areas of philosophy. Ancient Greek philosop ...
An Eater’s Manifesto
Feb. 7, 2008 - By: Michael Pollan
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing question of what we humans should eat in order to be maximally healthy. We are entering a postindustrial era of food; for the first time in a generation it is possible to leave behind the Western diet without having also to ...
Drawings that Will Change Your Life
Dec. 13, 2007 - By: Ralph Perrine
Ralph Perrine believes drawing to be indispensable to good planning and good collaboration—the top two critical skills for success in life. Here, he shares twelve drawings to help bring focus and clarity to teams and any personal planning. ...
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 ...
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 ...
To Inform or To Persuade?
Oct. 3, 2007 - By: Dean Brenner
Brenner believes there is a critical flaw in how we communicate. We naturally divide our communications in two approaches: to inform or to persuade. When, according to Brenner, every communication is an opportunity to persuade. Next time you hear someone say, “I just wanted to give you an update…” you’ll know an opportunity to shape opinion was missed. ...
Friends, Lies and Network Marketing
Oct. 3, 2007 - By: Kim Klaver
An expert in Multi-Level Marketing, Kim Klaver delivers a manifesto defying the bad advice most of these companies offer to their sales force. This rote advice, Klaver warns, results in alienated friends, limited potential, and insures failure even for experienced salespeople. Here are 12 tips to avoid losing friends (and your personal savings) by search ...



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