Month: July 2014
In her TEDxSydney talk (May 2010), Rachel Botsman says we’re “wired to share” — and shows how websites like Zipcar and Swaptree are changing the rules of human behavior. This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSydney, an…Read More
The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War A.J. Baime Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2014) A true tale “that rivals the weirdest fiction and wildest imaginings of the comic books.” In his previously…Read More
Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jim Sniechowski for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Photo Credit: Stefan Schindler (Brainbikerider/Flickr) * * * “Transformation” is a word that is…Read More
Will Rogers died in a 1935 plane crash. He was one of the most popular social commentators the United States has ever known. Some of his sage advice: 1. Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco. 2. Never kick a…Read More
Trajectory: 7 Career Strategies to Take You from Where You Are to Where You Need to Be David L. Van Rooy AMACOM (2014) “What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith Think of an organization’s history as a…Read More
Here’s another baker’s dozen: o Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. o Every saint has a past and every sinner has a…Read More
Challenge the Ordinary: Why Revolutionary Companies Abandon Conventional Mindsets, Question Long-Held Assumptions, and Kill Their Sacred Cows Linda D. Henman Career Press (2014) “Yesterday’s dangerous idea is today’s orthodoxy and tomorrow’s cliché.” — Richard Dawkins I agree with Linda Henman…Read More
In honor of all who serve….
Here is a brief video that requires no introduction or explanation. Please watch.