Issue 162

For Outstanding Performance, Change How You Solve Problems
Published March 7, 2018 - By Karen Martin

“Problems are endemic in business, but addressing them effectively is possible for companies that embrace clarity as a core requirement. Doing so changes the trajectory—for the better—of organizational performance.”

Issue 161

Type R Leaders and the Transformative Resilience Ripple Effect
Published Feb. 7, 2018 - By Ama Marston

“Our new normal is a perfect storm of personal, professional, and global turbulence. Success amidst this increasing amount of disruption depends on Transformative Resilience.”

Planting the Seeds for Social Startup Success: 10 Things to Remember When Starting a Social Enterprise
Published Feb. 7, 2018 - By Kathleen Kelly Janus

“If you’re considering embarking on the journey of social entrepreneurship, read through these 10 helpful tips and hints so you can successfully launch, scale up, and make a difference.”

The Beauty of Conflict
Published Feb. 7, 2018 - By CrisMarie Campbell &‎ Susan Clarke

“Conflict. Most of us avoid it like crazy. But what if harnessing conflict was your best chance to build trust, transform relationships and create championship teams that produce greatness?”

Re-Imagine “Networking”
Published Feb. 7, 2018 - By Diana Faison

“All of us, whether we are extroverts or introverts, have an opportunity to reframe networking and re-imagine it in a way that unleashes the 'power of the Informal' as a strategy to exponentially increase our personal and professional influence.”

The Making of an Icon
Published Feb. 7, 2018 - By Soon Yu

“Modern business gurus all cry for the need to innovate, to disrupt, and to act like a startup. It’s hard to argue with that kind of thinking. It’s sexy and exciting. But it’s wrong.”

Issue 160

People Have Power. Don’t Take It Away.
Published Jan. 17, 2018 - By Patty McCord

“The first step in culture transformation is embracing a management mind-set that overturns conventional wisdom. The elaborate, cumbersome system for managing people that was developed over the course of the twentieth century is just not up to the challenges companies face in the twenty-first."

We Should All Be Serial Achievers (and That Definitely Includes Your Employees)
Published Jan. 17, 2018 - By Jeff Haden

“To most people ‘specialization’ indicates accomplishment and success, when in fact the opposite is true. You, me, all of us... we’re too good to specialize.”

The Truth About Entrepreneurship
Published Jan. 17, 2018 - By Derek Lidow

“Every industry is undergoing change, every industry has weak players, and every industry has disgruntled or unsatisfied customers ripe for the picking. The openings for startups are almost infinite.”

How Brilliant Careers are Made (and Unmade)
Published Jan. 17, 2018 - By Carter Cast

“Research has shown that one-half to two-thirds of the careers of managers and leaders will derail. At some point, over half of us will get fired or demoted—or our careers will flat-line and we won’t reach our innate potential.”

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