You never know what you’ll find in Fast Company. I loved last month’s article on the world’s most innovative companies. Full of great thoughts and ideas. Among the quotes I marked down was this one from Tim Armstrong, Google’s President
97 degrees out on the patio…but it’s a dry heat. Probably should have put a picture of my blue Huntington Agave…but the Echium is about to bloom for the first time…and it’s going to be awesome!
So you’re trying to come up with a simple concept that will get your whole team on board. You’ve talked it through. Maybe you’ve argued for hours. You’ve read Good to Great and struggled to come up with your hedgehog.
There are a handful of books that I read at least once a year. Patrick Lencioni’s Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive is on that short list. I learn something new every time I read it. It is one of
Found this one over at Kem Meyer’s blog: God always takes the simplest way. Albert Einstein Interesting little streak of simplicity quotes. Here’s yesterdays.
Every been in a situation where everything around you is obviously changing…but the organization itself is locked in some kind of time warp? If you’ve ever been there, it’s an unforgettable experience. Then again, maybe you’re in one right now!
Shout out to the Daughtry segment on Idol tonight.
Really finding some good stuff in my investigation of Church Unique by Will Mancini. There’s been a lot written and said lately about simplicity. How about this quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes? I would not give a fig for simplicity
What’s the most important thing about strategy? Any ideas? I think it’s captured in this one liner from Church Unique by Will Mancini: The central strategy you choose is not as important as whether there is ownership and integration around
Preparing for a talk in Atlanta. I reread a section of Turning the Future Into Revenue. I just can’t get over how helpful parts II and III of this book are! Really one of the very best books I’ve read