This IBM study has been referred to in recent discussions on LinkedIn about why and how change programs fail and succeed.
The study, that involved 1,130 CEOs, conducted in-depth analysis to determine the characteristics of the Enterprise of the Future.
The study says “80% of CEOs view sustainability as impacting brand value”
and “While 83% of CEOs expect…
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Leadership for me is the art of inspiring people to bring everything we are (the one-of-a-kind each of us is) to everything we do.
Leadership falters without management.
Management for me is the practice of making it simple and possible for people to bring everything we are to everything we do.
Successful leaders and managers are bridge builders.
They build structures, systems and most importantly communities that inspire and make it simple and…
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The Blue Economy: 10 Years, 100 Innovations, 100 Million Jobs is a brilliant 1 hour and 24 minute presentation by economist Gunter Pauli. It is one every entrepreneur and every person who really believes in possibility should watch and act on.
You can watch here.
Please let me know about your innovations in 2012. I would love to share your stories here.
Be the difference you want to see in the…Continue
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Please register for my complimentary webinars on the 7 here.
I have been carefully choosing a book to read over the Christmas/New Year holiday period for many years. And because my family knows my passion for reading I generally get more books as gifts! Since my early 20’s I have read at least one book a week. Often these days I scan and thumb through until something really grabs me.
The three books I have…Continue
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Who will be the key influencers, the movers and shakers, the difference makers, the change champions in 2012?
This is a key question for us all.
What's your considered view?
I reckon it will be the people whose relationships rock. And a key is No BS relationships.
My research shows that 87% of our problems are gone when we remove the BS in our relationships.
The massive challenge facing all businesses today is being heard above all the noise, and the…Continue
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Avoiding the dis-empowerment traps
This weeks sparkenation.
I think this is priceless:
"Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and more expensive credit, until their debt becomes unbearable. The unpaid debt will lead to bankruptcy of banks, which will have to be nationalised, and the State will have to take the road which will eventually lead to communism. " (Das Kapital,…Continue
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This weeks sparkenation.
I participated in an excellent webinar ‘Why should anyone believe your business is worth knowing’ on 24th November presented by my friend and colleague Kwai Yu, the Founder of Leaders Cafe and Linchpin Academy.
Kwai used a great insight from Sydney Harris to stimulate discussion. I love it and quickly captured the screenshot below.…Continue
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I estimate the total number of different people that I am connected to online is more than 3000 people. I am a minnow of course. I can’t imagine life for those with more than a million twitter followers!
The key for me is that I have real relationships with about 150 people. Significantly Robin Dunbar’s number has been the constant for me pre and post social media.
The main value of having a significant social…Continue
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This weeks sparkenation.
This blog post Will We Cry When You Die? An Open Letter by Author of Start With Why Simon Sinek, stirred my heart and got me thinking. The great legacy we leave is the one others are acting on while we are alive.
What’s your living legacy? And is it making waves?
As Seth Godin says: “In a world of surfers, all you can do is work to make the best wave you can. The…Continue
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Key questions we need answers for to find the upsides of any downturn is my second newsletter article for this month.
If you are a subscriber to my fortnightly changing what's normal newsletter then please ignore this post.
There are 95 questions in this article. Possibly not all will be applicable to you.
Your answers to the questions that are applicable, and how you act on your answers, may well determine your future, and that of your children, and their…
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