Make Failure Your Greatest Asset

The You: Reinvented series is meant to bring you successfully through the intersection of personally development and leadership success. I have a friend – we’ll call her Jen – who’s on a fast-track to a highly successful career. She’s smart, hard-working, and quite talented at finding new ways to delight her clients. She is also a […] Read moreRead More»

Where Not to Look For Change

People don’t change just for kicks. Change is always fraught with risk. Often this risk is life-changing, possibly even career-ending, and in some cases it can spell the end of an organization. Most leaders bring change to their organizations late, only under extreme duress from a transformed market. For the past month, we’ve hosted fascinating, compelling […] Read moreRead More»

Leadership for a New Economy by John Serpa

Edward Deci, esteemed author and Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester, wrote in his colorful book, Why We Do What We Do, that people need organismic integration. It’s the process through which people develop as they engage in their world (organizationally and personally). But when we apply undue pressure to enact organizational change, […] Read moreRead More»

The Consciousness for Better Leadership by Brad Szollose

Are You a Beekeeper or a Watchmaker? During the summer of 1981, with the smell of chocolate in the air, I became the assistant manager in the games division of Hersheypark in Pennsylvania. My specialty within the chocolate themed amusement park was running the water balloon race. You know the game—squirt water into a plastic […] Read moreRead More»

Minimizing Transition during Transformation by Dan Newman

Due to the high pace of proliferation surrounding us, information and technology have become rapidly more available to everyone. What used to be considered radical transformation is now merely change within many organizations; Placing us in a world once dominated by the fortune 500 but not necessarily any longer. With each “Out of Nowhere” success […] Read moreRead More»

8 Ways to Improve Your Social Standing by Vala Afshar

“Sometimes we spend more time than we should defending the old thing, instead of working to take advantage of the new thing.” Seth Godin Today, customers and employees are leveraging social media to improve their trusted network. And yet the majority of businesses are failing to recognize the importance of social collaboration and the opportunity […] Read moreRead More»

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