Monthly Archives: November 2012

Age Bias in Silicon Valley and Beyond

“I don’t think I would have been able to get this CEO job if I hadn’t shaved my head.” Randy Adams, founder of ten venture-backed companies who happens to be 60. Okay. Shaving your head and wearing Converse sneakers to … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Keep Fear from Killing Innovation

by Holly Green It’s scary to think about giving up what made you or your organization successful for something that may or may not work. That’s the dilemma at the heart of change and innovation. It’s kind of like being … Continue reading

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Inertia, Sushi and Getting Unstuck

“Jiro Dreams of Sushi” is a documentary film of an 85-year-old sushi chef and how he created a 3 Michelin-star restaurant in Japan. He didn’t start off trying to achieve a big goal or create a top restaurant in Japan. … Continue reading

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Fight for Feedback to Succeed as a Leader

by Lee Ellis Much of success in life is about getting everyone on the same page—whether it’s personal or professional relationships. And inevitably someone has to choose to lead the charge in getting clarity. As fighter pilots, we reviewed communication … Continue reading

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The Art of Team Leadership Through High Stress Change

Hurricane Sandy…(refuse to call it “Storm Sandy” and doubt any other New Yorker would consider that just a storm! ) was a visual and visceral example of change. While business change may not be as life-threatening or physically dangerous, it … Continue reading

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