The Intrapreneurship Conference: A Path to Subvert the Corporate Immune System?

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I recently attended the 2014 Intrapreneurship Conference, in Eindhoven, Holland.  The conference brought together a unique blend of change makers, some of them consultants who help firms find their way, and many of them either leading entrepreneurial efforts to create new products or services within existing businesses, others working to completely reinvent the businesses they work for. (more…)

Bruce Lee: Change Leadership Guru (Part 2)

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Time for another go around with advice from the master.  This time out it’s all about finding meaning in life.

Enjoy!

On being yourself and making meaning

Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impression he is making or about to make.

Many people dedicate their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like, rather than actualizing themselves.

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Bruce Lee: Change Leadership Guru (On Being Like Water)

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A brief interaction on Twitter got me to thinking about how Bruce Lee’s philosophy on Kung Fu might translate well for those trying to nudge businesses in positive directions.

I dug up a number of Bruce Lee’s quotes and decided it might be worth framing those ideas in terms of leading change in business.  I hope it resonates. (more…)

Are We Doing What We Can?

Wangari Maathai, the founder of the Green Belt Movement, environmentalist, civil and women’s rights activist, and parliamentarian, recently died from complications of ovarian cancer. Ms. Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for “her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace.”