Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman recently echoed the argument of too many pundits, elected officials and some of my good friends that Bernie Sanders is too radical and his goals too idealistic to be electable, or, even, to enjoy legislative success if he is. They’re wrong. I remember a conversation Read more…
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…)
I’m preparing a talk on Radical Intrapreneurship that I’ll be giving as part of the Sa.am series on Sustainability, Leadership, Innovation, Careers and Life. There are a number of great thinkers involved who will be sharing ideas on a wide array of related topics. The schedule is under way, and space Read more…
Time for another go around with advice from the master. This time out it’s all about finding meaning in life.
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.
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.
@gpetriglieri The desired/allowed gap is the story of my life. Have to make like water and find the unblocked paths for positive change.
— Chris Oestereich (@costrike) September 7, 2013
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…)
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.”