Carmine Gallo offers a deeper dive into Steven Pinker’s new book on progress. If you’re pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: “This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong–wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong,… Read more »
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INC. has profiled Nick Riggle and his new book. These days people use the word “awesome” to describe everything from a new episode of their favorite show to a tasty hot dog. It’s a far cry from the traditional meaning of the word – inspiring awe. So has the term become basically meaningless, just a… Read more »
Best-selling author of Scaling Up Excellence, Bob Sutton, was interviewed for this Inc. piece on his “rules for scaling up with the fewest possible growing pains.” There’s no point in the growth of a company where you can focus on grand strategy and let the tactical details take care of themselves. At each stage of… Read more »
In an article at INC., Bob Sutton provides one of “6 Tips for Managing Millennials.” Performance appraisals are old school and impersonal. They tend to draw comparisons to other employees, and Millennials don’t want to be graded on a curve. They want direct, personal feedback on their projects in real time, not just blanket feedback… Read more »
Thomas Goetz has penned a new piece for the latest issue of INC. Magazine, “When Apple Calls, You Need to Know How to Answer.” A number of months ago, my startup, Iodine, had the kind of moment that all startups dream about. We were invited by Apple–yes, that Apple–to partner on the launch of an… Read more »
Michele Wucker has a new piece at INC. on “How to Make Sure Your Startup Can Thrive With Change.” By definition, nobody does anything about the elephant in the room, just standing there. Also by definition, black swans–those “rare bird” unpredictable, random or unforeseen events that have extreme consequences–occur outside of our ability to anticipate… Read more »
The work of Tim David was featured recently in two pieces on the importance of words and phrases: Chicago Tribune and Inc.
Thomas Goetz has a new piece at Inc. called “Clinically Depressed–or an Entrepreneur?” I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, not just because I’m neck deep in startup life, but because my startup, Iodine, has recently released a product designed to help people manage their depression. Our mobile app, called Start, lets those taking… Read more »
Robert Galford’s new book Simple Sabotage is out now. He’s written a piece for The Daily Beast based on it––read here. Also, at Inc., check out “8 Ways Organizations Are Sabotaged by Really Nice People” here.
Thomas Goetz has a new piece in the July/August issue of Inc., “How to Pick Metrics That Really Matter to Your Business.” Every Friday afternoon at my startup, Iodine, we gather in the conference room over beers for show-and-tell, spending an hour or so catching up on what the team has accomplished over the past… Read more »