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Business Consulting For The 21st Century Via A Holistic & Intelligent Approach

Topic: Management

Leaders set vision and craft the culture. Managers and management roll up their sleeves and make it happen.

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Willpower Alone Isn’t Enough

Consumed => “6 Keys To Change Management: Why Willpower Alone Isn’t Enough” by Ken Krogue on Forbes.

Business Insights From Germany’s World Cup 2014 Victory

Blogged => “Lessons Learned From The World Cup 2014” on Alchemy United.

Communication: Make it “impossible to misunderstand”

Consumed => “A Micromanager’s Guide to Trust” by Scot Leibs on Inc.

When You Practice Design

Consumed => “A Framework for Building a Design Practice” by Verne Ho on Medium.

Productivity v Creativity

Consumed => “What Marissa Mayer Doesn’t (and Does) Get About White-Collar Work” By Clive Thompson on Wired.

Dear CIO: 30 Minutes Does Not a Trend Make

Consumed => “How CIOs Can Become Business Heroes” by Michael Hugos on CIO.

Thoughts on Thinking: Anxiety and Performance

Consumed => “The Relationship Between Anxiety and Performance” by Scott Stosse on HBR.

“Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable”

Consumed => “The Path to More Inclusive Innovation – Sharon Vosmek (CEO Astia)” on eCorner (

The consequence of decisions and answers without context

Consumed => “CIOs Must Learn the Politics of No” by Kim S. Nash on CIO Magazine.

The six personality factors that determine the success of an idea

Consumed => “They’re Watching You at Work” by Don Peck on The Atlantic.

Rule #1 for creating a Culture of Innovation

Consumed => “6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation” by Soren Kaplan on FastCompany.

The Echo Chamber, the Isolation Chamber, and the Sweet Spot

Consumed => “Beyond the Echo Chamber” by Alex “Sandy” Pentland on Harvard Business Review.

Great teams just don’t happen (they are architected)

Consumed => “5 Ways to Build a Better Team” by Peter Economy on Inc.

Managers v Leaders

Consumed => “Three Differences Between Managers and Leaders” by Vineet Nayar on HBR.

Or is the talent lacking at the top?

Consumed => “CIOs Struggle with the Great Talent Hunt” by Stephanie Overby on CIO Magazine.

Podcast: Asana co-founder Justin Rosenstein

Consumed => “Asana co-founder Justin Rosenstein: Leading Big Visions From the Heart” on Stanford’s Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lecture Series.

5 unspoken ways leadership, management & culture fail IT projects

Consumed => “Why Tech Projects Fail: 5 Unspoken Reasons” by Coverlet Meshing on InformationWeek.

Good people poorly managed is as fatal as a good idea poorly executed

Answered => “Since successful startups are all about execution, why do most founders try to come up with a unique idea?” on Quora.

When IT projects go wrong

Consumed => “CIO Profiles: Steve Mills Of Rackspace” on InformationWeek.

In defense of Marissa Meyer

Consumed => “How WordPress Thrives with a 100% Remote Workforce” by Scott Berkun on Harvard Business Review.