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Two at all times.
Opportunities stem from change.
"Change before you have to."
Start with you.
Busting the myth once and for all. Hopefully.
The new Blue Marble.
The world is a beautiful place -- but it's not perfect.
Headlines don't paint a pretty picture of the...
When your company’s doing well, it can be tempting to adopt a “don’t fix what ain’t broke” mentality, especially if you’re one of the larger competitors in your field. Experimenting with change is inherently risky, and when you’re taking in a comfortable profit, there is little incentive to seriously question […]
If you plump for recent posts over relevant ones, you're going to hate this.<p>
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How to be in the elite 30%.
'Change resisters' are holding you back.
"If you can identify those magic few, you can create a movement of many."
Kevin Chou says "success is not a straight-line path."
Organizational culture: obsessed over, misunderstood, oversimplified, and scapegoated.
Will you be the person you expect to be? Probably not.
[credit provider=”Flickr / brookesb” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/brookebocast/459352368/in/photostream/”] Think you’ll be the same person in 10 years that you are today? Think again.Most people realise they’ve changed in the past, but few expect to change in the future, a new study finds.
[credit provider=”Flickr / boliston” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/boliston/2529247354/in/photostream/”] Health care reform in the coming year will go on a kind of shakedown cruise to test the seaworthiness of America’s evolving health care system as it becomes more cost-conscious and quality-focused under the Affordable Care Act.In 2012, the health insurance law, also known as […]
[credit provider=”statigr.am/kathrynwiller” url=”http://statigr.am/p/341240956342508109_179966797″] I get job hopping; I’ve done it a few times myself. One particular career move of mine into a very niche, scientific industry proved disastrous. I was at my job for 5 months and fled back to my old position (I was lucky they welcomed me back!) […]
In 1987 when I started my first company (Feld Technologies), I wrote a business plan for a course at MIT that I was in called 15.375: New Enterprises. The textbook for the course was Jeffry A. Timmons’ classic book “New Venture Creation” and the course ended with the submission of a […]
[credit provider=”statigr.am/prudenciocenter” url=”http://statigr.am/p/320532177813221030_25537282″] You might not feel it day-to-day, but business management is in a major transition. The old days of command-and-control leadership are fading in favour of what might be better termed a trust-and-track method, in which people are not just told what to do, but why they are doing it. […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/The National Guard” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenationalguard/7068564251/”] Chip and Dan Heath distill effective behaviour change down to three simple steps in their well-researched and enjoyable book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard.1) First, direct the rational mind
Happiness is the only true measure of personal success. Making other people happy is the highest expression of success, but it’s almost impossible to make others happy if you’re not happy yourself.
[credit provider=”Steven Greenbaum”] Today’s advice comes from our interview with Steven Greenbaum, co-founder and CEO of the printing, shipping, and design company PostNet: “By looking at trends in our business, we started to recognise that the pack and ship industry had sort of changed. And that the competitive landscape had […]
[credit provider=”Fortune Live Media via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fortunelivemedia/8048053556/in/photostream”] Today’s advice comes from Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Mondelez International via The Wall Street Journal:“During a transformation, it’s understandable to be hesitant about moving too fast, especially at the outset.”
[credit provider=”Univision”] Explaining his “biggest failures” as president today at a Univision “Meet the Candidate” forum, Barack Obama appeared to stumble into what people are already tweeting is the campaign gaffe of the day:“The most important lesson I’ve learned is that you can’t change Washington from the inside. You can only change […]
[credit provider=”Melissa Pierce” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/melissapierce/3220144089/”] Today’s advice comes from Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos, via Broughton Advisory: “I think the most important thing in business, and life in general, is to not be stuck on the original idea. Be willing to learn from your mistakes and think about what you can change to make […]
Towns that were once a drag on the U.S. housing market have pulled a 180 and are now “leading the nation towards a general housing recovery,” according to the Top Turnaround Town Report from Realtor.com.
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&attemptedDL=1&errors=&impid=&hash=JnIh1iYIgi4lQPkM8%252bGfkoQpvOMBbhUTLT9IjT%252fXdknFxCCL97nbM6vRwDPmQXLRoLEERSsIVzy%252bxfNe64XK7g%253d%253d”] New York City is known as one of the world’s most prolific foodie hot spots. From food trucks to haute cuisine, you can find it in New York.As of April 2010, the city boasted 23,499 restaurants, and that’s not counting the food trucks, artisanal food vendors […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/markhillary” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/markhillary/2542218333/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Friends that support you.From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business:
[credit provider=”morgan via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/meddygarnet/4423075785/”] There’s an old New Yorker story from the 1940s called “Mister 880” involving a decade long Secret Service search for a counterfeiter who passed $1 bills all over New York City.Eventually, it was made into a movie, centered on the titular 880, whose counterfeits were […]
[credit provider=”YouTube/KotterInternational1″ url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6au4_gyV2yE”] Today’s advice comes from Dennis Goin’s column at Forbes.“Leaders cannot implement new strategies on their own. As one former first lady said, “It takes a village.” Or as we at Kotter International like to say, “It takes a guiding coalition.”
[credit provider=”Flickr/Goodnight London” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/goodnight_london/3702395034/”] Do you have friends constantly annoying you with Facebook or Change.org petitions about this cause or that?It seems impossible that hitting a Like button or adding your name to an Internet petition can possibly add up to much.
[credit provider=”TEDxTalks” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ4tDkV12Qc”] Today’s advice comes from Harry West, CEO of Continuum, in his interview with The New York Time’s Corner Office blog. “When you’re leading, you’re generally trying to lead change, and I think it was Roy Amara, who said about technology, “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the […]
Eight days ago, Mark Shields of Washington DC, launched a petition on Change.org requesting Apple to go public with its plan to protect Chinese workers.
[credit provider=”AP”] Child slavery still exists in the world, particularly in Africa’s Ivory Coast and in the industry of chocolate production.On Monday, Hershey’s made its first commitment to buy independently certified slave-free cocoa. It promised to buy Rainforest Alliance certified cocoa for its Bliss product line.