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Advice to Writers (and Leaders)

May 24 @ 3:54 pm

Tim Siedell (aka BadBanana) is one of my favorite personalities on Twitter. His tweets are always good for a smile. Last fall he was interviewed by Jon Winokur on a site called Advice to Writers. Tim’s insights strikes me as great advice for leaders too. What’s your advice to new writers? Beyond reading and writing? My advice would be to live a creative life. By that I mean, keep your radar up at all times.…

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Innovative Leadership

May 24 @ 3:54 pm

I just started reading Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey. I hadn’t even made it out of the preface when I came across this gem:  Innovative leaders share a trio of fundamental traits: A deep and abiding recognition that their people bring their humanity to work with them every day. An understanding that the absolute division between the work realm and the personal realm is naive and unhelpful. A belief that twenty-first…

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The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs

May 24 @ 3:54 pm

Insanely Different Principles for Breakthrough Success By Carmine Gallo You can say a lot of things about Steve Jobs. You can quote him, disagree with him, glorify or vilify him. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore him. In his lifetime he has managed to transform four industries. He has radically reinvented the computer, music, movie, and telecommunications industries. I would add, along with a chorus of others, that Jobs and Apple have transformed retail…

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