Posts Tagged ‘contribution’

Service & Leadership

November 8, 2012

You may be an ambassador to England or France You may like to gamble, you might like to dance You may be the heavyweight champion of the world You may be a socialite with a long string of pearls But

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Paul Wilkes

Paul Wilkes, The Art of Confession

July 12, 2012

It’s always a delight to talk with a fellow Workman author. Today, I’m chatting with Paul Wilkes a freelance writer for 40 years with a slew of books under his belt including The Art of Confession: Renewing Yourself Through the

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Anders Dahlvig

Anders Dahlvig, The IKEA Edge

March 22, 2012

Today, as I sit on an IKEA chair at an IKEA desk, we’re talking to Anders Dahlvig, former CEO of IKEA. Anders is the author of  The IKEA Edge: Building Global Growth and Social Good at the World’s Most Iconic

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Michel Neray

Michel Neray, Essential Message

July 26, 2011

What is your competitive advantage? How do you differentiate yourself? If you don’t know, you need to talk to Michel Neray, who is the “Chief Differentiation Officer” of Essential Message, a marketing company that helps people figure out their essential

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Mark Dowds, Brainpark

July 19, 2011

Mark Dowds had a comfortable job as a consultant when he decided to pursue his dream of creating software tools to foster collaboration and efficiency in the workplace. Friends thought he was crazy. It was a little crazy. So why

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Peter Fritz

Peter Fritz, 3M Management

February 7, 2011

Where are the bottlenecks that slow down your projects? Today I’m speaking with a manufacturing manager at one of the most efficient, innovative, collaborative companies around. Peter Fritz works at 3M, which produces everything from Post-its to Scotch tape and

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Meg Wheatley, Leadership and the New Science

February 3, 2011

There’s simple, complicated and complex. Simple is following a recipe for baking a cake, complicated is following a more sophisticated recipe for launching a space shuttle, and complex is a flock of birds. When I read Meg Wheatley’s first book

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Neil Crofts, Authenticis

January 24, 2011

I came across Neil Crofts’ work five years ago when someone rang me up from the UK and said “Man, you’ve got to read this book.” And that book was called Authentic: How to Make a Living by Being Yourself.

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Linda Holbeche, Meaningful Work

November 23, 2010

I recently heard a story about a consultant who quit his job to become a car mechanic, and he loved it because he got the satisfaction of overseeing the whole process of taking a car that needed to be fixed

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