5 Leadership Lessons from 2015’s Business Headlines

Adam Hartung

But there are 5 major leadership themes from 2015 that can help companies be better in 2016: 1 – Cost cutting, restructurings and stock buybacks do not increase company value – Dow/DuPont. Let’s hope for better leadership in 2016.

Why “Follow your passion” is terrible advice for you & those you care about

Idea to Value

The patron saint of Millennials, Steve Jobs of Apple, is also held up for one of the most famous quotes to inspire the generation, delivered in his Stanford Commencement address in 2005. – Steve Jobs, 2005. [I

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The Leader of Innovation Paints a Vision of a Better Future

Destination Innovation

In order to promote her vision for the future of Xerox she created a fictitious Wall Street Journal article describing Xerox in the year 2005. Great Innovators Leadership of Innovation anne mulcahy CEO paint turnaround vision xeroxAnne Mulcahy.

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Future Insight: Changing the World with an Anticipatory Mindset

Daniel Burrus

billion by 2050, overall food production must increase by 70% between 2005 and 2050. We are at a unique point in human history, marked by accelerating global change and enhanced by technological advances. We are always doing the impossible.

Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness

Tullio Siragusa

In the year 2005, 19% of fresh graduates returned to their parent’s house. Tullio's Blog 12 Principles of an Authentic Leader Acceptance Authenticity author blog emotionalintelligence emotionallyawareleadership gratitude growth mindset growthmindset keynotespeaker kindness Leadership lifecoach Podcast rant and grow rantandgrow selfawareness selfdevelopment selflove selfrealization selfworth speaker success Tullio Siragusa tulliosiragusa vulnerability

Innovation and creativity: the lasting competitive advantage

Jeffrey Phillips

Dubai is unusual because it combines a number of factors - an energetic leadership, a country and region hungry for growth and transformation, a significant investment pool, and a real "can do" spirit. Daniel Pink wrote a book entitled A Whole New Mind in 2005, and at the time the book had a nice reception. Dan's book, published in 2005, deserves a re-read at this time, 12 years later, because a lot that he talked about is happening.

Ezassi Appoints Denise Fletcher as New Chief Innovation Officer


Denise actively serves on the HIMSS Innovation Committee and the Healthcare Delivery Advisory board at WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Denise graduated from Quinnipiac University with a BS in Accounting and obtained her PMP designation in 2005.

Wells Fargo’s CEO is Gone, But What About the Board, Compliance and the Other Execs?

Adam Hartung

For many years, possibly as far back as 2005, Wells Fargo leaders pushed employees to “cross-sell” products, like high profit credit cards, to customers. None of this was a mystery to Wells Fargo leadership, or CEO Stumpf. Everyone knows what happened at Wells Fargo.

Join The Global Movement


It is a growing problem (66 million and rising at an average of 10% a year since 2005, due to a perfect storm of climate change, conflict and demographic changes). Engaging with children and youth is a cost effective investment in leadership for the future.

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

Innovation 360 Group

Technology, investment, and brave leadership have all reshaped the future in times when promises and dreams were broken. Global thought leadership. Drucker, who lived from 1909 to 2005, was a management professor, writer, and consultant, frequently referred to as a ‘Management Guru’.

Becoming Real Innovators

Technology Created

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What’s Really Happening with United’s Board?

Adam Hartung

United’s leadership is certainly in a tough place. Many may have forgotten that Delphi famously filed for bankruptcy in 2005, and proceeded to close over half its U.S. United Continental Holdings is the most recent public company to come under attack by hedge funds.

From the Rock Market to the Stock Market

The Future Shapers

We believe the current news media model is broken because the reliance on advertising has caused media outlets to chase clicks, rather than create value for media and thought leadership consumers. Less and less independent cutting edge thought leadership is created.

Why We Need More Board Regulations If We Want Real Accountability

Adam Hartung

in Director compensation since retiring from Congress in 2005. Wells Fargo’s CEO John Stumpf resigned last week. This week he also resigned from the Boards of Directors at Chevron and Target. For those 2 roles he was being paid something like $650k/year.

Nothing new under the innovation sun

Jeffrey Phillips

However, most of the conclusions and analysis could easily have been written in 2005. What we need to be talking about is what leadership, process, skill, cultural and motivationa l changes must occur in order to achieve what we know corporations must do. Leadership Far too many executives and CEOs are earnest about innovation, but what they want is the result - the new product or service - without any risk, cost or investment.

Innovation – Why Bezos Succeeded, While Lampert Failed at Sears

Adam Hartung

In March, 2005 Sears shareholders approve the deal. Heck, leadership had discontinued the famous catalogues in 1993 to stop store cannibalization and push people into locations where the company could promote more products and services. So that was where he had leadership focus.

Shrink to Grow: Why Don't More Companies Adopt This Strategy?

Michael Roberto

The company's leadership knew that consolidation needed to occur in the defense industry. By 2005, General Dynamics had risen to #115 on the Fortune 500 list. As we witness the breakup of GE, a thought comes to mind regarding a rarely used corporate strategy - namely, the "shrink to grow" approach. Many years ago, I went to work for General Dynamics after graduation.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it


Companies have recognized the importance of communication, measuring innovation performance, fostering an innovative culture, and the right leadership. OECD, 2005) Finding new products, adding new features, or new uses of a product are examples of product innovation.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it


Companies have recognized the importance of communication, measuring innovation performance, fostering an innovative culture, and the right leadership. OECD, 2005) Finding new products, adding new features, or new uses of a product are examples of product innovation.

The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

I first encountered Agile Development in 2005, when a team I supported was chosen to help pilot Scrum development methodology at Yahoo! Although UX managers can begin improving relationships between technical and design staff by offering more training in Agile techniques to UX team members, real change will require participation from product owners, scrum masters, and technical leadership.

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