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Eight Things Stand-Up Comedy Teaches Us About Innovation

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Eight Things Stand-Up Comedy Teaches Us About Innovation

Fast Company Design | Paul Valerio   Every comedian has a process — and at some point, they ditch it to follow their gut. This is the ninth piece in the 10×10 series by innovation firm Method. Read more from the series here. Comedy, especially stand-up, is widely regarded as the most difficult gig in show […]

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Four Leadership Lessons From ‘American Idol’

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Four Leadership Lessons From ‘American Idol’

Washington Post | The Federal Coach The nonprofit Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post's On Leadership site jointly produce the Federal Coach, hosted by Tom Fox, director of the partnership's Center for Government Leadership. The goal is to "engage, inspire and learn from you, the federal worker, whether you are a new hire, […]

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Creating a Crisis

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Creating a Crisis

Lead Change Group | Dan Rockwell   Organizations sputter and stall quickly. Insider focus seems to be our default mode. We naturally work to create personal comfort rather than value for customers. How can stalled organizations re-energize their zeal and reinvigorate their vision? One strategy to get a stalled organization moving is creating a crisis. […]

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