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So, who is the yin for your yang? If you can’t immediately answer this question, you have just found an amazing opportunity to become a better leader.
Do you feel comfortable challenging convention? Are you a (Ring)leader who encourages and focuses on dreaming, or do you think it is your job to save the company from the crazy Idea Monkeys? Your answer will determine whether your company leads or follows.
Three Simple Lists to Help Harness Idea Monkeys
It turns out 80 percent of everything we do in business creates a sucking sound. More specifically, our current businesses are being sucked of time, energy, resources and profits 80 percent of the time.
The Fourth of July is the perfect time to create your own Declaration of Innovation.
Think this doesn’t apply to you? OK, those of you who haven’t felt abused by a demanding client or procurement department recently, please raise your hands. That’s what I thought.
Intrapreneurs often feel trapped inside a company. Here are some ways to make the most of your special talents for you and your business.
Here’s the thing … getting advice from a professor who has never run a business is a lot like getting marriage advice from a priest. In both cases, the experts made a choice not to engage in the activity on which they are now advising. That just feels like a flawed strategy to me.
Haters will point you to new products, services and business models that your loyal and expert customers would never consider.