The only way you can ever expect to be more and do more with your life is to understand that sometimes, you have to be willing to go above and beyond what others are doing around you. Taking the path of least resistance or settling for “good enough” just because that’s what everyone else is doing just won’t bring home the bananas…. Read More»
It used to be that customers relied on a company to provide information to help solve a problem. Now, according to Blasingame, customers have the necessary information needed to decide how best to solve their problem. The internet and social media are at the heart of this shift…. Read More»
We are honored to serve alongside other thinkers and doers who are pioneering a new way in business and leadership. Here are a few we don’t want you to miss.
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There is a movement toward a kinder, gentler corporate environment that focuses on appreciation of the contributions of employees. I think it’s a great idea that’s time has come…. Read More»
First, I think it’s important for everyone to understand what a flat hierarchy really is. Essentially, what it means is that everyone is on the same level. In a traditional hierarchy, there are multiple levels of authority, and usually the hierarchy will dictate who to report to, who makes the decisions, etc. A flat hierarchy is a complete restructuring of this way of thinking – it’s not a simple change…. Read More»
Feminine values aren’t about gender, but guide the way we relate to people. They are the wellspring that shapes one’s leadership – male or female. Given the destructive nature of “thinking that have contributed to many of the problems we face today, from wars and income inequality to reckless risk-taking and scandal,” masculine-based values are depleting the sources of inspiration and crippling workplace cultures…. Read More»
It’s perhaps the worst kept secret in the business world that what you know is worth only about 25% as a predictor of whether or not you will succeed. The rest is based on fit – how you fit with your boss, your team, your customers and your organization’s culture…. Read More»
The science of strategy may give the organization some clarity about its moves in the marketplace. However, the art of strategy needed to implement the ideas eludes many managers. … Read More»
John (that’s not his real name) was a CEO. He ran a large global business with outposts in over 40 countries, thousands of clients, and billions of dollars in revenue. He’s a storyteller. One of those people whose presence lights up the room. He can convince, persuade, cajole and charm with the best of them — it’s one of the many talents that helped him make it to the top.
John had a problem. He had a strategy. … Read More»
Most employers still ask for a resume before a candidate can go through to the next round. And yet, their value is being questioned across the spectrum. Does a static document, which can be a hinderance in the world of four year careers, really tell people what you bring to the table?… Read More»