From Jamie Notter

I was debriefing some internal culture data with a client, and the CEO opened the conversation with his other senior leaders by referencing a book that Marshall Goldsmith wrote a few years ago: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. Goldsmith’s book is focused on individual leaders—helping them get past some unconscious habits that proved to be successful previously in their careers but have now become roadblocks to success. READ MORE

From Jamie Notter

Some of you know that in the last year I made the decision to personally switch to the metric system. I was originally inspired by a video from Dan Pink on this, and it was surprisingly easy for me to change little things in my life—on my own—to adopt the metric system. My weather apps now show the temperature in Celsius. My scale shows kilograms instead of pounds. I changed many of the settings in my car to kilometers, and I’m actually getting used to the fact that my cruise control on the Beltway is now set to 105. So do you remember in the 1970s when there was a (failed) movement to switch to metric? That’s because in the 1970s you needed a movement for it to happen. We didn’t have the individual power to start changing things on our own. Now we do. READ MORE

From Jamie Notter

I think we take management teams for granted, but given the power they have to impact both strategy and culture inside an organization, I think that’s a mistake. We should be intentional about them and, frankly, hold them to a higher standard. Here are some tips for moving in that direction. READ MORE

From Jamie Notter

Everyone wants to know how good their culture is. They want to know if their people rate the culture favorably, they want to know if they are considered a best place to work, they want to know if they have good engagement scores, and they want to know if they do a good job on things like innovation, transparency, collaboration, and agility. READ MORE

From Jamie Notter

No matter what kind of job you have, I’ll bet that a large percentage of your workday is devoted to one, single activity: Coming up with an answer or a solution to a problem you face. READ MORE

From Entrepeneur

Tough situations make it harder to process information -- but that's not necessarily a bad thing. READ MORE

From Harvard Business Review

As topics like automation, artificial intelligence, and skills retraining dominate conversations about the future of work, some predict catastrophic job loss and a dystopian future where legions of unskilled workers languish unemployable in the margins. READ MORE

From Fast Company

In an ever-polarized world, it’s important to consider points of view other than your own. But truly being open-minded involves some tricky mental work. READ MORE

From Forbes

How engaged are you at work? Probably not much. READ MORE

From Fast Company

These two “silo”-smashing alternatives can fix the problems caused by your stagnant org chart. READ MORE

From Entrepreneur

Companies that have embraced ambitious sustainability goals have invariably found it improves efficiency, employee morale and public perception. READ MORE

From Medium

How embracing constraints and rules can actually cultivate creativity READ MORE

From Forbes

As the owner of your company, you have an obligation to yourself and your employees. Here are six strategies I believe will help you create the results-driven organization you deserve. READ MORE

From Inc

It's a mentality, not a piece of paper. READ MORE

From Inc.

Some of today's top innovators share what they've learned along the way. READ MORE

By Catherine Iste

There are things we know, things we know we don't know and — to paraphrase former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld — things we don't know that we don't know. Being strategic often falls into that last category. READ MORE

From Fast Company

One 3M scientist explains how the approach his team used to develop a nasal antiseptic for hospitals is an organizational lesson every business should learn. READ MORE

From Entrepreneur

Small business owners are actually in a much better position than their larger peers to survive disruptive innovation and come out stronger. The reason is that small businesses can pivot much more easily than large corporations and adapt to the changes of the industry. READ MORE

From Amazon's 2016 Annual Report

Day 1 is the term that Jeff Bezos uses for an organization’s startup and growth phases. He talks about “Day 1 vitality”, when organizations are delivering to their customers great value.

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From Entrepreneur

Innovation isn't simply a marketing catch-phrase. It's a way of life for many business owners and an absolutely vital aspect of survival and success. READ MORE