Create a context for change

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The positioning of a person, place, or thing for maximum impact or effect—that’s the secret to good design. Whether you are finalizing a deal, creating a new product, or shepherding change, how you go about creating an environment for your idea to thrive can make or break your project. It’s not enough to build something and let people find you.  You … Read More

How to build a following

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Developing a following is not as simple as coming up with a good idea or creating an innovative product and waiting for people to discover it. You need to work directly with customers and build a relationship with them in order for people to consider working with you. The nature of building a following is changing because of the number … Read More

Making your own rules

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As a child, I was exposed to a wide variety of music by my mother and father. I have particularly clear memories of listening to the soundtrack of Walt Disney’s Fantasia (1940). The album was a two-record set that came with an illustrated cover that opened like a book and I would follow along with the pictures as the various … Read More