Manifestos tagged with Culture


Working Across Cultures and Knowing When to Shut Up
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Erin Meyer
“Today, we are all part of a global network where success requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities. Unless we know how to decode other cultures and avoid easy-to-fall-into cultural traps, we are easy prey to misunderstanding, needless conflict, and deals that fall apart.”
What? Your Organization Doesn't Have a Constitution?
Dec. 20, 2013 - By: S Chris Edmonds
“Understanding the need for an effective culture is one thing. Creating and managing that culture is another. How does one go about creating something that, on one hand, is so important, but, on the other hand, seems so amorphous? Through the creation of an organizational constitution.”
Uncommon Wisdom: Why Great Leaders Don’t Reward Results
Oct. 10, 2012 - By: Eric C. Sinoway
“The framework of this manifesto will help managers and leaders identify the employees who represent the future of their business, and it will help them spot and eliminate the organizational vampires that may kill it.”
Build This: Your Culturematic Laboratory
May 9, 2012 - By: Grant McCracken
“Ruled by pragmatism and play, your laboratory is fast becoming the place you come to look out into the future. This the bridge from which you can look at your possible outcomes, examine your range of options, think about how to think the future.”
The Mistake Manifesto: How Making Mistakes Can Make Us Better
April 6, 2011 - By: Alina Tugend
“Mistake-avoidance creates workplaces where making changes and being creative while risking failure is subsumed by an ethos of mistake-prevention at the cost of daring and innovation.”
Why "Free" Is the Wrong Price for Water—Even If You Live on $1 a Day
April 6, 2011 - By: Charles Fishman
“Free turns out to be exactly the wrong price for water—whether that water is being used by huge global corporations, farmers, ordinary middle-class citizens, or the poorest people living in developing countries.”
How To Fascinate: Why Your Brand Should Do A Shot Of Jägermeister
Feb. 11, 2010 - By: Sally Hogshead
"If you’re under age 45 or so, there’s a good chance that you’ve tried Jägermeister. However the odds are low—quite low—that you actually enjoy the taste. And that’s okay. Few people do. Very, very few. I’ll wager that most of the people who make Jägermeister don’t like the taste of Jägermeister. Yet
Found In Translation: The Case for Pictures in Business
Feb. 11, 2010 - By: Dan Roam
“Twenty-five years of helping business leaders around the world develop ideas has taught me three things: 1. There is no more powerful way to come up with a new idea than to draw a simple picture. 2. There is no faster way to develop and test an idea than to draw a simple picture. 3. There is no more effective way to share an idea
The Laws of the Econosphere
Feb. 11, 2010 - By: Craig Thomas
“I call the environment in which we live the Econosphere. It is the world created by and governing of human decision making, and it is our home. It provides for us and nurtures us. It reacts to and informs our every interaction and, if we understand it, allows us to optimize the use of our life spans moment by moment. This environment is not, however, one ma
The Myth of Overnight Success
Feb. 10, 2010 - By: Barrie Bergman
“Most of us are seduced by the idea of overnight success. We want to believe the myth that success is easy to come by. But success in business takes time, energy and hard work—lots of all three. Personally, I’ve never met an overnight success. I’ve met people who’ve done something well for a long time and were suddenly discovered. Then every



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