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Simon Sinek on purpose-driven collaboration

In Together Is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (September 2016), Simon Sinek offers some excellent advice on how to follow this African proverb: “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go … READ MORE

How IT can drive agile development

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Here’s a simple idea: update your operating model to be able to build small, self-contained teams that create change quickly and efficiently.

I urge you to check out brief excerpt from a podcast transcript created … READ MORE

Kahneman and Klein on strategic decisions: When can you trust your gut?

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Dan Kahneman

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of a conversation during which Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman and psychologist Gary Klein debate the power and perils of intuition for senior executives. It … READ MORE

How incumbents become digital disruptors

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Established companies are often late to spot mortal threats to their business model. Here’s how they should respond when industry disruption strikes. Here is a portion of a podcast transcript of a program sponsored by McKinsey & … READ MORE

Leading in the digital age

imgresHere is a brief excerpt from the transcript of a roundtable discussion sponsored by McKinsey & Company for publication in its Quarterly. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, … READ MORE

Achieving a digital state of mind

Achieving a digitalDigital isn’t merely an add-on; it’s a way to think differently about business models, customer journeys, and organizational agility. Hence the importance of developing a digital state of mind.

Here is a brief excerpt from a transcript of a podcast sponsored by McKinsey … READ MORE

Garrison Wynn on “What the 1% Do Differently”

WynnHere is an especially entertaining as well as informative discussion of the competitive advantage that most people don’t know about. This program was produced by Smart People Podcast,  a weekly, interview-based website that … READ MORE

Bill George on “How to Discover Your True North”

GeorgeBillHere is an especially entertaining as well as informative discussion of what remains a very important quality of great leadership: authenticity . This program was produced by Smart People Podcast, a weekly, interview-based website that features … READ MORE

Dr. Shelley Reciniello on “Consciousness Before Mindfulness”

Reciniello-1Here is an especially entertaining as well as informative discussion of becoming much more aware of the world around us each day. This program was produced by Smart People Podcast, a weekly, interview-based website that features … READ MORE

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data: A Conversation with Alex (“Sandy”) Pentland

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According to John Brockman, Publisher & Editor, Edge.org, “With Big Data we can now begin to actually look at the details of social interaction and how those play out, and are no … READ MORE

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