Issue 156

Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! The Fall of Homo Economicus and the Rise of Design Thinking
Published Sept. 20, 2017 - By Jeanne Liedtka

“It is hard to think of a more flawed theory that has had as much of an impact on organizational life as that of the ‘rational man’ of neoclassical economics: an unfeeling automaton, driven by analytic assessments of economic utility and the pursuit of self-interest.”

Why You Should Hire a Futurist
Published Sept. 20, 2017 - By Rebecca D. Costa

“A quiet revolution is underway. It is as unanticipated and stealth as the internet and social media once were and just as ubiquitous. Every day our knowledge about the future grows more precise, and this is transforming how modern leaders lead.”

How to Move from Just Making Money to Making a Difference
Published Sept. 20, 2017 - By Dean Niewolny

“If we make the transition successfully into our second half, we emerge with a clear purpose, plan, and focus that will allow us to finish well and live a life of true significance.”

Relationship Capital Unplugged
Published Sept. 20, 2017 - By John Hope Bryant

“What if I told you there was a reason that you were not as successful as you thought you should be, and it had little to nothing to do with whether you were smart, or competent, or whether you qualified for the job or post you applied for?”

Issue 155

The Art of Inclusion: Why Service Beats Selfies When it Comes to Business
Published July 26, 2017 - By Cara Alwill Leyba

“Here’s the thing about business. It’s not about you. Or me. People create businesses to solve problems. To help their clients get from Point A to Point B. And while many entrepreneurs are the face of their business, there’s a thin veil between injecting some personality into your work, and completely overriding your services by being self-serving.”

Your Enterprise as Living System: Success Starts with Knowing the Kind of Business You're Really In
Published July 26, 2017 - By William E. Schneider

“Profit and non-profit enterprises are living people systems. Embracing this belief will significantly change your leadership for the better. Customers, employees and leaders are not commodities and they are not separate from one another. They are different, but they are not separate.”

How to Be Number One in Your Field
Published July 26, 2017 - By Daniel Milstein

“Everybody has a goal and while you can’t do everything (some people can’t sing or draw or downhill ski) most of your dreams, like finding a job you love and making a living doing it—are realistic goals that you can attain. I believe you can do what you set your mind out to do.”

"Dangerous" Woman: Three Entrepreneurs Who Paved the Road of Women’s Business Leadership
Published July 26, 2017 - By Edith Sparks

“The idea that a ‘boss lady’ at work was dangerous tells us a great deal about the historical context in which female business executives led and the obstacles they faced in the mid-twentieth century.”

Doing Good Work and Doing Good
Published July 26, 2017 - By David Gatchell

“From childhood I have had it drummed into me by my parents, my life experiences, and my own work: You can do good work and you can do good. I’ve learned that life is not a zero-sum game that requires that we take everything and leave nothing in order to succeed. I subscribe to the concept that through innovation and creativity we can all add to the global pool of resources.”

Issue 154

Are We There Yet?
Published June 14, 2017 - By Kate Raworth

“Whether our economic airplane can keep on cruising or is about to stall mid-air, one thing is evident: it is currently heading for a destination that we do not want to reach, one that is degenerative and deeply divisive.”

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