Issue 177 | Published June 12, 2019

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Issue 176

Future Proof: Reinventing Work in an Age of Acceleration
Published May 15, 2019 - By Diana Wu David

“The future of work looks bewildering. … Jobs tenures are shorter than ever, while our work life seems to go on to infinity and beyond. Exponential change means that everyone is perpetually considering how to re-invent themselves to keep up with shifting careers and mores.”

The Resurrection of the American Dream
Published May 15, 2019 - By Craig Hall, with Linden Gross

“The statistics and research are clear—over the course of the last several decades, the number of new startups in the U.S. has been on a steady decline … 75 percent of venture capital in the U.S. goes to only three areas—Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston. This has left much of the United States a wasteland in terms of entrepreneurial activity. And the punches keep on coming.”

How to Green Your Company
Published May 15, 2019 - By Gay Browne

“Traditionally, responsibility means looking out for the bottom line, and reporting financial performance to your shareholders if you are a publicly traded company. In today’s world, responsibility is taking on a whole new meaning, including looking out for your employees and the natural environment.”

How to Turn Complexity Into Advantage
Published May 15, 2019 - By David Komlos & David Benjamin

“With all the fuss about unprecedented and accelerating complexity, you’ll probably be surprised to hear that today’s standout leaders are solving their organization’s defining challenges … They have upended conventional wisdom and replaced it with a new underlying logic, from which when understood, there’s no turning back.”

The Future of Sales is Radically Transparent—Are you Ready?
Published May 15, 2019 - By Todd Caponi

“How can sellers understand technology advancements, adjust, and actually have buyers looking forward to their interactions with sales professionals? How can sellers become no longer a necessary evil, but the key element in an easy, successful, confident decision making process? Transparency.”

Issue 175

A Leader’s Most Powerful Tool: Choosing When to Say No
Published April 17, 2019 - By Janelle Bruland

“Isn’t it funny that one of the most important words to say is also one of the hardest? One simple word: no. … Yet, the ability to say ‘no,’ to set boundaries and build a structure that works for us, is one of the most important tools we can add to our arsenals to successfully create our best lives.”

How to Stop Procrastinating
Published April 17, 2019 - By Sam Horn

“I’m a woman on a mission to help people put procrastination behind them. Why is this so important? Because procrastination is a prescription for regrets. When we get to the end of our life, we won’t regret the things we did, we’ll regret the things we didn’t do.”

Does Real Leadership Require Spirituality?
Published April 17, 2019 - By Hilary Jane Grosskopf

“Have you ever found that in order to make the right decision and move forward, you must often defy the boundaries of structure and logic? An element of spirituality is necessary in order to be a successful leader because leaders must acknowledge that we are all interconnected, that we have limitless potential beyond our control, and that the most important decisions involve empathy. ”

Leading Loyalty: Cracking the Code to Customer Devotion
Published April 17, 2019 - By Sandy Rogers, Leena Rinne, and Shawn Moon

“You build customer loyalty when the people in your organization show empathy for customers, take responsibility for helping them reach their real goals, and treat them generously. Earning loyalty is much more than teaching good service techniques.”

Reinventing Reinvention: Choosing the Continuous ‘Wise Pivot’ Over One-Time Transformation
Published April 17, 2019 - By Omar Abbosh, Paul Nunes, and Larry Downes

“It turns out that the best response to constant and potentially devastating change is continuous rebalancing of an energized innovation portfolio, applied with as much creativity to older parts of your business as it is to the new. We call this self-renewing process ‘The Wise Pivot.’”

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