On being agile

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Being agile starts with simply having an exploratory mindset. If you are curious about the world, how and why things happen, and what you can do to affect change, then dealing with new conditions should not be a surprise. Handling adversity is easier when your outlook focused on potential and what could be. Not worrying too much about the past and being able … Read More

Things fall apart

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When everyone knows what’s important then people won’t have to debate what should happen next.  The answer will be apparent.  Whether you are talking about culture, strategy, or managing change, establishing your guiding principles will help keep you focused on what you need to do. Things fall apart when people aren’t sure about the path forward.

Innovation

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Where do I look for innovation? Art, music, architecture, fiction, and film. I look to see not only what these artists, authors, architects, and directors are creating, but I’m looking more closely at how they do it. Are they developing new ways of collaborating or partnering with others that can inform how I should be doing business? Have they developed … Read More