Issue 70

Being Open Without Giving Away the Store: The Secret Is a Sandbox Covenant
May 5, 2010 - By: Charlene Li
70 "With an open strategy, decision shifts from if you should be open—because social technology demands a certain amount of openness—to how open you need to be to accomplish your overall strategic goals. In today’s world, organizations and their leaders must be open or suffer the consequences...”

The Power of Passionate Creatives
May 5, 2010 - By: John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison
70 "But all too often those who are passionate about their work are frustrated with their employers and bosses. They are not satisfied. Far from it. They want to do more, but they feel held back. This manifesto is for them—the 'passionate creatives' of the world. Together passionate creatives have more power than they realize."

Issue 69

What the Creative World Needs Now Is Organization
April 7, 2010 - By: Scott Belsky
69 "Although we, as creative minds, would rather not think about it, the sad truth is that most of our ideas will never see the light of day. Indeed, brilliant breakthroughs are conceived and plundered in the hands of creative geniuses all the time. But why?"

Economic Integrity: How Wealth Is Built on Trust and What That Means for Our Future
April 7, 2010 - By: Anna Bernasek
69 "For too long, the economics profession has minimized the critical role of cooperation in economic activity. Emphasis on the individual has risen above all else and overshadowed the profound ways we depend on each other."

The Death and Life of Corporate Responsibility
April 7, 2010 - By: Jeffrey Hollender and Bill Breen
69 "Despite the surging interest in conscientious capitalism, there remains a yawning chasm between what companies say they value and what they actually do. Or don’t do.”

Get a Life, Not a Job: Self-Directed Career Acts and the Future of Careers
April 7, 2010 - By: Paula Caligiuri, Ph.D.
69 “With the downturn in the economy, the elimination of jobs, and the increased desire for work-life balance, people are looking for more stability, greater fulfillment, and increased satisfaction from work. Unfortunately, most people are still operating with an old set of career rules that no longer apply to today’s employment reality."

Bring Strategy Back from the Dead
April 7, 2010 - By: Walter Kiechel
69 "At least a half dozen global companies say they “don’t do” corporate strategy any more. You can understand what they mean, but they’re missing the point. Now, coming out of a recession, the lessons of the strategy revolution are more urgent than ever."

April 7, 2010 - By: Tom Peters
69 "Enterprise* (*at its best): An emotional, vital, innovative, joyful, creative, entrepreneurial endeavor that maximizes individual's growth and elicits maximum concerted human potential in the wholehearted service of others."

Issue 68

Rework: A Better, Easier Way To Succeed In Business
March 3, 2010 - By: Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
68 "The real world isn't a place, itʼs an excuse. Itʼs a justification for not trying. It has nothing to do with you."

5 Secrets of Sales Superstars
March 3, 2010 - By: Lisa Earle McLeod
68 "The challenge for most organizations is not determining the difference between good and bad; it’s discerning the difference between good and great."

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