Curiosity, creativity, discovery and wonder; they aren’t traits of youth,...– swissmiss | Curiosity & Creativity
We don’t have a telephone strategy. The telephone is a tool, a simple...– Seth’s Blog: Do you have a people strategy?
All nationalists have the power of not seeing resemblances between similar sets...– George Orwell (via aamir-javed)
For generations of Americans, car ownership was an almost mandatory rite of...– Why Young Americans Are Driving So Much Less Than Their Parents - Commute - The Atlantic Cities
Develop offerings so innovative that competitors... →
Just an ok post. But the quick study on Muji is worth the read. I remember going to a Muji store in New York and was completely blown away. Very interesting brand.
I’ve been noticing an increasing amount of what I consider to be noise in the...– What I’m Obsessed About At Work
No matter what you build you will have enthusiastic supporters and critics– Toronto News: Toronto moving to expand bike trails - thestar.com
The world doesn’t care what you know. What the world cares about is what you do...– swissmiss | Know / Do
And unfortunately, that option requires athletes to be the integral part in the...– Some Olympic Thoughts « blog maverick
In its current form, [consensus-based decision making] originated in the...– Despatch #3: In the future, everyone will be powerful for 15 minutes! (via matthewhayles)
Journalism that acts as the voice of God, that doesn’t listen, that doesn’t...– Craig Silverman: Why doesn’t the public trust the press anymore? (via matthewhayles)
why would P&G cannibalize Gillette’s core business? The stomach to do...– P&G Innovates on Razor-Thin Margins - Vijay Govindarajan - Harvard Business Review
It means that we realize that the process of getting to the best answer,...– Why You Won’t Get Breakthrough Innovation by Being Nice - Simon Rucker - Harvard Business Review
bigringriding: “I SOMETIMES USED TO SIT ON MY BIKE, WEEPING WITH THE PAIN.” Eddy Merckx
Henry Ford once said, “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is...– The Secret Sauce of Teamwork - Heath Hall and Brett Thompson - Harvard Business Review
I really think that coaching now is like being a business leader; you’ve...– The rules of Predators coach Barry Trotz - The Globe and Mail
Don’t let your company culture become one where certain people are too good to...– swissmiss | Everyone’s Job
A shark was selected as the logo for VLOOKUP week, because VLOOKUP “strikes...– Excel MVPs celebrate VLOOKUP Week | AccountingWEB
They talk when they should be listening– A VC: Coming Of Age
collaboration improves when the roles of individual team members are clearly...– The Biggest Mistake You (Probably) Make with Teams - Tammy Erickson - Harvard Business Review
But what if the firm was driven, not by the goal of short-term profitability,...– Is UX the Key to a Long-Lasting Business?
We cry out for better leaders — but it’s rare that we take the dangerous,...– The Great Collision - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review
Should a leader, not wishing to have a team feel disenfranchised, create...– If You Think Your Team Makes Decisions, Think Again - Bob Frisch - Harvard Business Review
Failing to Success →
Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe’s, explains that delighting customers in new ways only happens when you take risks.
What’s happening in Waterloo is fantastic. If you look at the history of Silicon...– i don’t normally tumbl my own quotes but i think this point is not well enough understood. so i’m doing it with this one. If RIM Folds, What Happens to Waterloo? - Businessweek (via fred-wilson)
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There are a few drivers for the Law of Shitty Clickthroughs, and here’s a...– The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs | Andrew Chen (@andrewchen)