The Military Mindset in Business

Intrepid Professional

Intrepid Professionals is designed to create more agile, innovative, and financially competitive organizations and individuals. The book’s material outlines the common thread for success in those that dared to defy the odds. Those who are considered the tip of the spear in military terms. I interviewed both authors for this podcast, Continue reading The Military Mindset in Business

Forging Resilient Business Relationships

Michael Papanek

Michael Papanek is principal and founder of Michael Papanek Consulting.  He has over 30 years of expertise leading successful large scale change initiatives and increasing the performance of people and organizations and complex competitive markets Michaels new book From Breakdown to Breakthrough is about forging resilient business relationships in the Continue reading Forging Resilient Business Relationships

Do You Understand the Future Workplace?

Linda Sharkey

The Future-Proof Workplace highlights the changes already taking place around us: the transition from skills to knowledge, the neuroscience approach to leadership and motivation, galloping technical advances, and more. Dr. Linda Sharkey is a proven leader with experience in Fortune 10 companies building teams and driving talent development initiatives that support productivity Continue reading Do You Understand the Future Workplace?

Recognizing Your Own Opportunities

Isaac Lidsky

First learning about Isaac Lidsky in his popular TED Talk “What reality are you creating for yourself?” the former Saved by the Bell teen star-turned-entrepreneur Isaac recalls how the clerk he waved to in the store was really a mannequin; how he reached down to wash his hands and realized it Continue reading Recognizing Your Own Opportunities

Make Simplification a 2017 Strategic Advantage

2017 Strategic Advantage

When you look back on 2017: Will Complexity or Simplification Stand Out? It’s about time that Faster Better, and Cheaper moves from the shop floor to knowledge workers. When we talk about getting rid of waste it is not isolated to manufacturing, it can also be done throughout the organization Continue reading Make Simplification a 2017 Strategic Advantage