What do you believe? A great talk on communicating innovation.
TED Talks Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
When I show people our collaboration solutions, I talk about the commercial benefits and the possibilities of changing how we work. I describe how people can now shape their reputation through on-line, public contribution and unlock access to opportunities.
How do we think about "business" transformation in our associations as a project that needs in external leader? When to bring in an external expert? This article clearly lays out the case to go beyond insiders.
Get on a Southwest flight to anywhere, buy shoes from Zappos.com, pants from Nordstrom, groceries from Whole Foods, anything from Costco, a Starbucks espresso, or a Double-Double from In N' Out, and you'll get a taste of these brands’ vibrant cultures. ...
Humanize explores how the DNA of social media – being open, trustworthy, generative and courageous – are the very building blocks today’s corporations must embrace to redefine themselves and flourish in a more social world. Includes a list that captures the cold mechanical underpinnings of your typical corporation, juxtaposed to the softer side of social media and its evolving human engagement.
How to hinder innovation in your organization. 10 "tips"
Success in business is a wonderful thing. But it’s also a double-edged sword. As companies experience success, their emphasis tends to shift to protecting and maintaining the status quo versus considering new opportunities and products.
It's become pretty much common knowledge that great innovation springs from the ability to pull two unlike things together to create a beautiful third. Here's a nice perspective on how to bring people together who can make that happen.
Do you have a mindset of working together or as independent contributors? Sometimes, people resist asking for help.
Have you ever seen a young child try to dress himself? For my three-year old grandson, the buttons are most difficult. He concentrates on each as though it's the world's most important problem and only he can solve it.