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The Turnover Dilemma: A Question to Keep Employees
Sept. 5, 2007 - By: Matthew Kelly
In this manifesto, Matthew Kelly warns of the high price of turnover. Sure, we all know that losing employees costs money, but lost opportunity is often an incalculable cost. Many pundits and business owners blame employees, thinking they are uncommitted. But, Kelly argues, people leave their jobs because there is a disconnect between t ...
The Creation of Conscious Culture through Educational Innovation
Sept. 5, 2007 - By: Michael Strong
Michael Strong has a vision of schools which will promote authentic learning for our youth. He has a vision of creating institutions that model positive behavior. He believes that our society doesn’t provide this guidance early enough to help form the futures of children who are starved for meaning and inspiration. In t ...
Mind of the Innovator: Taming the Traps of Traditional Thinking
Aug. 8, 2007 - By: Matthew E. May
Matthew May, author of "Elegant Solutions: Breakthrough Thinking the Toyota Way" and a popular ChangeThis manifesto on the subject, now brings our attention to the ‘Seven Sins of Solutions’, the traditional ways of thinking that prevent us from divining the most accurate—and elegant—of solutions to any problem solv ...
Making the Most of Your Time: Going Beyond To-Do Lists
Aug. 8, 2007 - By: Rajesh Setty
The author of one of ChangeThis’ most popular manifesto, 25 Ways to Distinguish Yourself, Rajesh Setty returns with a new set of suggestions for optimizing your abilities. He asserts that even though everyone is given only 24 hours in a day, the most successful people are those who make every minute count. Here, he tells you how pr ...
Bring Your Brand to Life: Harnessing the Power of Remarkable Corporate Video Stories
Aug. 8, 2007 - By: Thomas R. Clifford
Every company must tell their story. Thomas Clifford is a filmmaker, an expert on telling these stories through corporate videos. Say hello to emotionally engaging pieces of film that will spark conversation and energy through the ranks. In fact, he believes a good corporate video can change the wo ...
10 Guidelines for Effective Brainstorming
June 6, 2007 - By: Randah Taher
Brainstorming is a powerful tool, if used correctly, but just like any power tool, you must read the manual, follow instructions and use the thing correctly…or you’re wasting time. Randah Taher presents 10 guidelines to optimizing the power of brainstorming. ...
With Books Falling From the Sky: A Discourse on Literacy
May 9, 2007 - By: Roxanne Coady
49% percent of the adult population of the United States reads below a sixth-grade level and has difficulty navigating such common demands as reading job applications, ATM screens, and outpatient care instructions. In this evocative manifesto, Roxanne Coady calls for change and suggests how you can improve the lives of others thro ...
How Toyota Can Save Your Life…At the Hospital
March 7, 2007 - By: Mark Graban
It’s well-known that the safety standards of Toyota vehicles are singularly high due to the company’s commitment to innovation and precision. But the Toyota philosophy can save your life at the hospital as well. There are over 100,000 deaths in hospitals each year as a result of systematic failure. Graban asserts that a lean manufacturin ...
100 Ways to Kill a Concept: Why Most Ideas Get Shot Down
March 7, 2007 - By: Michael Iva
So, you’ve got an idea. A big idea. But will your idea take flight? Not if you let your concept be killed by all the usual excuses you hear from your managers, your bosses, your spouses—excuses motivated by fear or possessiveness. In this wide-ranging manifesto, Iva offers you ways to persuade someone to embrace your idea, to no ...
Lonely Planet: How Relationships Suffer and Why It Matters
March 7, 2007 - By: Elizabeth M. Johnson
As humans, we crave communication and understanding; we crave authentic relationships. And we think that cell phones and email and the Internet will help us find the key to that fairy-tale myth of happily-ever-after that sustains our culture. Instead, we lose authentic connection. Elizabeth Johnson shows you just how esse ...



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