By Richard Florida
Published March 7, 2008 - “Increasingly, the place you choose to live will help determine your success in business, in finding a life partner, and in living a fulfilling life. In fact, it may be the most important decision of your life. I believe that we are in the beginnings of a shift as fundamental as the in
By Mark Gerencser, Reginald Van Lee, Fernando Napolitano, and C
Published March 7, 2008 - “Public, private, and civil leaders should confront together the problems that none can solve.
Leaders everywhere no longer express as much confidence about the future as they once did. When they speak candidly, it often sounds as if they feel trapped in quicksand, unable to move forward easily. The methods
By Dan Roam
Published March 7, 2008 - “Visual thinking is the future of business problem solving. Using our innate ability to see—both with our eyes and our mind’s eye—gives us entirely new ways to discover hidden ideas, develop those ideas intuitively, and then share those ideas with other people in a way they are simply going to ‘get.’”
By Julien Smith and Chris Brogan
Published March 7, 2008 - “If You Build It, They Won't Come
What happened to the early days? You built a baseball stadium, a store, a web app, and people flocked to it... now what? We are suspicious of marketing. We don't trust strangers as willingly. Buzz is suspect. It can be bought. Instead, consumers and business people alike are
By Joel D Canfield
Published March 7, 2008 - “Manners matter, not just socially; we all know manners matter socially. Manners matter in business. Good social skills, in fact, are critical to the success of any business.
Let's talk about the why and the how, but first, let's dispel a common myth: being polite doesn't make you a doormat.
We've all seen the ster
By Michael Lee Stallard
Published March 7, 2008 - “I want to share something with you I’ve learned over the last decade of my life that I believe can be as helpful to you as it has been to me. In a nutshell, one of the most powerful and least understood aspects of business is how an emotional connection between management, employees and customers provides a compet