There’s a Dark Side to Heroic Leadership, and It’s Haunting Most Organizations

In her recent TED Talk, Margaret Heffernan, an entrepreneur, former CEO of five companies and author, discussed an experiment on productivity by evolutionary biologist William Muir at Purdue University.  Muir was interested in productivity and leverages experiments with chickens for one simple reason — their productivity is easy to measure because you can just count […]

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This Is The New Battleground In Business

There’s a new battleground in business.   It isn’t about money, resources, or scale.  It’s not even about brand. In the past decade, Apple has been very successful at disrupting traditional industries by introducing products that offer incredible experiences to consumers and businesses. Apple fearlessly took on incumbents such as Sony, Nokia and Blackberry, who were […]

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Tomorrow’s Tide

When I received the following Guest post by Ilya Bodner, it immediately resonated with me.    In days that find us surrounded by smart phones, social media, and extreme consumerism, we are more aware than at any time in history of what everyone else is doing and what everyone else has, therefore surmounting pressure and influence on […]

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Simplicity is the New Premium

It seems simplicity rules in our experience economy when it comes to creating new value from products and services. Everywhere you look, there are radical opportunities for simplification that help you delight your customers, disrupt your competitors, and create new value that can even garner a premium. Bringing a unique and simplified approach to how […]

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