Issue 162

Why Is Diversity Important? The Answer Might Surprise You
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
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
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Willpower Is an Outdated Model of Success: Here’s the Future of Self-improvement
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
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.”

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