By Sally Hogshead
Published Feb. 11, 2010 - "If you’re under age 45 or so, there’s a good chance that you’ve tried Jägermeister. However the odds are low—quite low—that you actually enjoy the taste. And that’s okay. Few people do. Very, very few. I’ll wager that most of the people who make Jägermeister don’t like the taste of Jägermeister. Yet
By Todd Sattersten
Published Feb. 11, 2010 - “The problem? 11,000. That is the number of business books published in the United States every year. Placed one atop another, the stack would stand as tall as a ninety-story building.
Recommendations reduce the noise. Suggestions from friends and colleagues are best, because they know you and your circumstances. Reliable media sources that regularly
By Dan Roam
Published Feb. 11, 2010 - “Twenty-five years of helping business leaders around the world develop ideas has taught me three things:
1. There is no more powerful way to come up with a new idea than to draw a simple picture.
2. There is no faster way to develop and test an idea than to draw a simple picture.
3. There is no more effective way to share an idea
By Craig Thomas
Published Feb. 11, 2010 - “I call the environment in which we live the Econosphere. It is the world created by and governing of human decision making, and it is our home. It provides for us and nurtures us. It reacts to and informs our every interaction and, if we understand it, allows us to optimize the use of our life spans moment by moment. This environment is not, however, one ma
By Barrie Bergman
Published Feb. 10, 2010 - “Most of us are seduced by the idea of overnight success. We want to believe the myth that success is easy to come by. But success in business takes time, energy and hard work—lots of all three.
Personally, I’ve never met an overnight success. I’ve met people who’ve done something well for a long time and were suddenly discovered. Then every
By Jon Wortmann
Published Feb. 10, 2010 - “I hear people every day offer very valid excuses why they don’t try to improve how they communicate. Some people think it’s too hard. Others don’t know where to go for help. The most repeated excuse from people at work and in their personal lives that could be so much happier with some focused, intentional new habits: ‘I don’t have time.’