Issue 162

A Better Business through a Great Place to Work for All
March 7, 2018 - By: Michael C. Bush, CEO & The Great Place to Work Research Team
162 “Our economy has evolved through agrarian, industrial, and ‘knowledge’ phases to the point where the essential qualities of human beings—things like passion, creativity, and a willingness to work together—are the most critical. In this ‘human economy,’ every employee matters. ”


Willpower Is an Outdated Model of Success: Here’s the Future of Self-improvement
March 7, 2018 - By: Benjamin Hardy
162 “Instead of being told to change their environment, the prominent self-help advice continues to charge people to change themselves. I can’t emphasize enough how terrible this advice is. It’s actually impossible to change yourself without also changing your environment.”


For Outstanding Performance, Change How You Solve Problems
March 7, 2018 - By: Karen Martin
162 “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
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Ama Marston
161 “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
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Kathleen Kelly Janus
161 “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
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: CrisMarie Campbell &‎ Susan Clarke
161 “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”
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Diana Faison
161 “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
Feb. 7, 2018 - By: Soon Yu
161 “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.
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Patty McCord
160 “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)
Jan. 17, 2018 - By: Jeff Haden
160 “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.”




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