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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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The Perils of Being the Shell Answer Man

Bill Garcia* is a manager at a manufacturing company who reveled in the fact that employees came to him for the answers. In fact, this made him feel really smart and helpful.  Problem was, when his company grew and his role as a manager grew, … Continue reading

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Is Yoda Too Old to Code?

There’s a very active discussion on Quora, a great Q&A site, about whether computer programmers lose their mojo as they age. In a world where young coders like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg succeed at launching disruptive companies, it’s easy to assume … Continue reading

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How to Ignite a Winning Culture with just 10% Support

by Holly Green  Want to spread an idea like wildfire throughout your organization? Start with getting one out of every 10 people to passionately care about winning. As business leaders, everything we do should focus on setting our organizations up to … Continue reading

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Innovation Facts and Myths – Your Answers May Affect Your Company’s Performance

by Holly Green Everyone knows that innovation means coming up with the next great idea in your industry, right? Actually, there’s a lot more to it than that. Test your ability to separate innovation fact from fiction by answering the … Continue reading

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