Many years ago, during my tour of duty in the corporate ranks, I worked for a company that was headed toward real financial trouble if we didn’t make some changes. We were experiencing an “innovate or die” moment for the business. Faced with that dire reality, we reworked nearly every part of the business over the… Continue reading You Need More Weirdos
Nice post man, good topic. Also some really good comments, and there has been some interesting conversation around culture fit related to the removal of Jack Griffin at Time Warner. I usually find the cultural fit conversation to be pretty humorous. In my experience, it seems that the people using it as a reason to… Continue reading Do organizations even know what “talent” is?
Good list man. I think that there is one thing that I would add one thing… Seek out and collect oddballs. Be curious and relentless in bringing different and new perspectives, experiences, etc. into your network of relationships. This can greatly increase your social capital and it does not happen on its own, whether you… Continue reading Find the People that are Saying Something Different