Manifestos tagged with Culture

Performance Architecture: A Blueprint to go "Beyond Personal Best"
May 7, 2008 - By: Carlos Salum
“Regardless of our profession or activity, adaptation is what separates peak performers from the rest. The way we think about pressure influences the way we feel and the way we react. Conversely, acting is adapting. If we act confidently and relaxed, our body tells our brain 'no problem here.'”
The L3 Leadership “State of Being”: A Holistic Approach
May 7, 2008 - By: Marc Michaelson & John Anderson
“With all the talk about Leadership these days, many managers and executives are frustrated by the myriads of approaches to Leadership Development. The L3 Leadership model assumes a different position than traditional, or even more progressive leadership models. L3 Leadership is more about who you are than i
Strive For Minimal Achievement
April 9, 2008 - By: Barry J. Moltz
“Failure is valuable only when we realize it is a normal part of the business process even when there always isn’t something to learn. So it does not hold us back. The real fear and pressure in this whole process is not brought on by our competitors or other outside people. It mostly originates within us. The biggest fear we have is that someone i
The Freak Factor: Discovering Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness
April 9, 2008 - By: David Rendall
"My experience as an individual, consultant, parent and leader indicates that efforts to fix weaknesses are ineffective. Furthermore, I believe that the goal of being well-rounded is both undesirable and impossible to attain. The purpose of this manifesto is to explain why I believe this and to offer a better alternative.
The New Rules of Viral Marketing: How Word-of-Mouse Spreads Your Ideas for Free
April 9, 2008 - By: David Meerman Scott
“You and I are incredibly lucky. For decades, the only way to spread our ideas was to buy expensive advertising or beg the media to write (or broadcast) about our products and services. But now our organizations have a tremendous opportunity to publish great content online—content that people w
A Creative Manifesto: Why the Place You Choose to Live is the Most Important Decision of Your Life
March 7, 2008 - By: Richard Florida
“Increasingly, the place you choose to live will help determine your success in business, in finding a life partner, and in living a fulfilling life. In fact, it may be the most important decision of your life. I believe that we are in the beginnings of a shift as fundamental as the in
The Megacommunity Manifesto
March 7, 2008 - By: Mark Gerencser, Reginald Van Lee, Fernando Napolitano, and C
“Public, private, and civil leaders should confront together the problems that none can solve. Leaders everywhere no longer express as much confidence about the future as they once did. When they speak candidly, it often sounds as if they feel trapped in quicksand, unable to move forward easily. The methods
The Connection Culture: A New Source of Competitive Advantage
March 7, 2008 - By: Michael Lee Stallard
“I want to share something with you I’ve learned over the last decade of my life that I believe can be as helpful to you as it has been to me. In a nutshell, one of the most powerful and least understood aspects of business is how an emotional connection between management, employees and customers provides a compet
An Eater’s Manifesto
Feb. 7, 2008 - By: Michael Pollan
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing question of what we humans should eat in order to be maximally healthy. We are entering a postindustrial era of food; for the first time in a generation it is possible to leave behind the Western diet without having also to
The Power of Intuition: And Why It's the Biggest Myth in Business Today
Feb. 7, 2008 - By: Kevin J. Clancy and Peter C. Krieg
“What is it about going through life, making decisions flying by the seat of our pants, without a plan to get to a clear destination that has us all so captivated? To have the confidence to strike out on your own—research and professional opinion be damned—and take a stand, make a choice,

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