A few weeks from now, at the Drucker Forum, a “management congress” is coming together shape the future. And they asked, in preparation for that, for each of the speakers to share some thoughts. I ended up with this piece. It is on monkeys and monkey-like behavior that keeps the same, just the same. It’s More
Culture and leadership aren’t just two important aspects of the game – they are the game.
Dear Yes & Knowers, you might have already seen this as ABC News as other publications have covered this specific idea. Published over at Time Inc in my (now) regular column on power on Friday, it addresses the situation that the CEO of Microsoft got himself into at the Grace Hopper conference. I’ve seen a More
After many sleepless nights watching and praying for the situation in Ferguson, I wrote this piece. In too many ways, it over simplifies the situation going on in Ferguson. I had no idea how much worse the situation would get and how it would captivate the national media. And yet (I hope) this piece points More
Have you ever gone to a conference or workshop where you wondered, “why am I here”? That turns out to be a good thing — because being exposed to a range of people and experiences is an important part of how we find new ideas, and innovate. And it is working thru the related discomfort More
Chances are you do what is comfortable. But that’s not what makes you successful. What makes you successful is actually to live in the tension of discomfort. If you do that, then you’d be willing to peek around the corner to see that thing(s) that will “disrupt” your work / industry / marketplace. You’d be More
The currency of the word, “Purpose” is at risk. If you haven’t already seen it, you’ll see it soon. “Purpose” is the new “authentic”. Or the “values-based leadership”. And I worry that many a leader will say many a beautiful thing, but not know anything of what they say. Take Unilever as a case in More