Posts Tagged ‘culture’

CM 081: Future Partners on Overcoming Resistance to Innovation

Have you ever had a great idea only to have it rejected by your organization? If you are nodding your head, you will want to read Think Wrong: How to Conquer the Status Quo and Do Work that Matters. The authors, John Bielenberg, Mike Burn, and Greg Galle, lead a Silicon Valley innovation firm called…

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CM 058: Jessica Tracy on the Benefits of Pride

Is pride a deadly sin or a key to our survival? Will it lead us down a destructive path or can it actually help us resist temptation? In this conversation, Jessica Tracy answers these questions and more. Jessica is a Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia and author of the book, Take…

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Why Leaders Should Cultivate a Sardana Culture

A group of musicians sits on the steps of the Barcelona Cathedral. While band members – the cobla – tune their instruments – woodwinds, brass, and double bass – many of us stop. We position ourselves so that we can see the musicians, and we wait for them to begin. At the same time, some…

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Culture of Curiosity

Do you value curiosity in your work culture? If the work requires your team to innovate and create, then you definitely should. To hire curious people, you need to get at curiosity during the interview process. How should you do that? Well, just ask, “How are you curious?” You want evidence, right? With a question…

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