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A humble confession: I'm bored. As mind-implodingly, soul-suckingly, spirit-munchingly bored of business as Jason Voorhees probably is of Friday the 13th. Let me explain why, via a tiny theory. Porter's five forces , the 5 "C"s of marketing ? Forget it. I'd suggest that today, nothing characterizes...
Blog by Umair Haque on December 9, 2010
By now, I'd wager cold, hard cash that you've heard it all before: marketing's just not good enough, cool enough, interesting enough, fast enough, real enough, tough enough, slick enough, noisy enough, responsible enough. And, as rousing and convincing as those arguments are, you've probably also...
Blog by Umair Haque on May 20, 2011
Retire-a-Little is a program that gives employees the chance to buy back one day a week so they can spend that time on other activities that are important to them.
Hack by Ricardo Semler on December 22, 2011
Stop trying to fit workers in a "good" (or "performer") or "bad" ("underperformer") binary classification and instead adopt a richer language which fits reality of people better.
Hack by Fabio Cecin on October 18, 2012
What does it take to craft a career that is likely to stand the test of time? In my new book The Shift: the future of work is already here , I talk a great deal about the five forces that will shape work and careers: ever greater globalization of innovation and talent; the development of ever more...
Blog by Lynda Gratton on September 12, 2011
One of the most important roles to fill when trying to build a passionate community is the storyteller . Edelman SVP Steve Rubel hit the nail on the head in a recent blog post entitled The Rise of the Corporate Transmedia Storyteller . From his post: -- "The reality is, however, that organizations...
Blog by Chris Grams on November 8, 2010
Porter's Five Forces Model has been used in MBA level and other business courses on college campuses since it was invented by Michael Porter just over 30 years ago.
Hack by Aaron Anderson on June 25, 2010
This post originally appeared in Tim O'Reilly's Google+ feed and on O'Reilly Radar . This tweet by Steve Case ( @stevecase ) struck home for me, because in the aftermath of Steve Jobs' death I've been thinking a lot about O'Reilly, wanting to make sure that we streamline and focus on the stuff that...
Blog by Tim O'Reilly on October 26, 2011
Creativity is less an art than a discipline--and surprisingly practical and accessible If you think creativity is the province of a privileged few--the proverbial black turtleneck and pony tail crowd--think again. Our work with hundreds of teams, from CEOs to customer service reps, has convinced us...

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