Issue 163

Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual
163
Published April 18, 2018 - By Todd Warner & Dr. Byron Hanson

“There is more to Agility than putting lipstick on a pig. The challenge that most organizations face is that they layer Agile approaches on top of their existing social system, without addressing the intricate web of local practices and tribalism that have developed over time.”

The Paradox of Leadership
163
Published April 18, 2018 - By Jackie and Kevin Freiberg

“San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is as gifted as any CEO we’ve ever met. Intelligence, strategy, creativity, courage, heart, and leadership presence—he’s got the whole package. This guy gets leadership.”

Beyond Business Results: Achieving Sustainable Success
163
Published April 18, 2018 - By Julie Rosenberg

“Things shifted for me when I became fully committed to my yoga practice. You may think, 'Yoga? That’s crazy, especially coming from a corporate executive.' But it’s true: Yoga has completely changed my corporate life for the better.”


Issue 162

Why Is Diversity Important? The Answer Might Surprise You
162
Published March 7, 2018 - By Chris Clearfield & András Tilcsik

“Everyone brings something special to the table, and the collaboration of unique individuals leads to amazing new ideas. But it turns out that diversity is often more painful than beautiful—and that’s exactly why it’s so valuable in complex environments.”

Forget Everything You Know About Culture
162
Published March 7, 2018 - By Denise Lee Yohn

“Your internal corporate culture should be as unique as your external brand identity. In fact, your culture and brand should be closely aligned and integrated. If your culture and brand are driven by the same purpose and values and if you inextricably link them into a single guiding force for your company, you fuel your growth and future-proof your business.”

A Better Business through a Great Place to Work for All
162
Published March 7, 2018 - By Michael C. Bush, CEO & The Great Place to Work Research Team

“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Willpower Is an Outdated Model of Success: Here’s the Future of Self-improvement
162
Published March 7, 2018 - By Benjamin Hardy

“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
162
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
161
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
161
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.”



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