Category Archives: human nature
Here’s a simple test for all you Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja and Words With Friends players. Before you want to play, take 5, 10, 20 minutes to read or watch something in your “challenge zone.” The challenge zone is a topic you don’t know as much as you want to about, or about which you are developing your perspective. Science, global/emerging economies, market forces, sustainability, engineering, innovation…
Rule Number 1: Any system will move toward chaos. So, in response you must: – actively participate in your organization’s adaptation to something new – be forced to change anyway See, your desire to participate in an organizational change or not has no bearing on the outside world who […]
“Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.” Jim Morrison In consulting, just about everyone wears the label of “expert” at something. You hear the word spread about like cake at 3-year old’s birthday – all over absolutely everything. I am not going to get into […]
At last, we reach the end. For me, we saved the best for last. Kevin wanted to start here, in hopes that what we said would encourage you to come along. Instead, I view this as a gift for doing so. In day 12, we want to inspire you to be better marketers, more happy and creative. So we go to a trusted place, a favorite place. One that challenges us and changes us as well, TED. We don’t just like TED in our offices. We kind of swoon over it. What’s not to like? There are brilliant people sharing the topics about which they are passionate and expert. They gives us hope, they inspire us. They educate us. They make us think about potential. There is no greater way for us to end 12 days of innovation by offering up some inspiration to begin.
Lets face it no one really likes governance. It doesn’t have a ton of Facebook friends. On Linked In, it has connections with whom you wouldn’t want to be trapped in an elevator. It’s tiring to hear the virtues of governance over and over. I’ve seen companies where you would’ve thought that governance directly followed […]
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