Mon, 28 August 2017
In her previous books, Nilofer Merchant has taught us how to "create business solutions through collaborative strategy" (The New How) and has shared the 11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era. Now she's back with a new tome, The Power of Onlyness, and such luminaries as Susan Cain, Amy Cuddy, and Dan Pink are already singing its praises. Its premise is this: the Internet has been the great leveler, demolishing hierarchies and giving all of us, regardless of our status, a platform to spread our message and change the world—as long as we embrace and harness our "onlyness", that one thing that sets us apart from everyone else. During our chat, we touch upon the following:
We all have the power to make a dent in the world, and it lies within our onlyness.
Note: Unfortunately we encountered an audio issue during the recording of our interview with Nilofer. We apologize and hope that the quality of the conversation will help make up for it.
Mon, 24 July 2017
We're delighted to welcome Mike Figliuolo, author and founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, on The 21st Century Workplace Podcast. With his first book, One Piece of Paper, Figliuolo helped us craft a simple and robust leadership philosophy. With his sophomore effort, Lead Inside the Box, co-authored by Victor Prince, Figliulo shifts his focus to "how smart leaders guide their teams to exceptional results". During our chat we dive into many areas, including:
At first blush some of the ideas discussed in this conversation may sound a little counterintuitive, but we're certain that they will help you better invest your time as a leader.
Mon, 5 June 2017
In her new book, Hunch, Bernadette Jiwa explores the creative dearth that our distracted society is creating. She examines “innovation icons” like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk for the common trends they share. But then, and this is the exciting bit, Bernadette shows example after example of “ordinary geniuses”—people like you and me —who are creating their own breakthrough innovation, leveraging a simple set of practical tools that we can all benefit from. In this episode of The 21st Century Workplace, we discuss:
This conversation will leave you with some invaluable tips on how you can turn your everyday insights into the next big thing.
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