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Innovation Lessons from Cooking Curry

How to Cook a Curry I was talking recently with a colleague about food. In particular, we were talking about some of the ways different food in different countries evolved. The standout example was Indian food. In India we all know about the heavy use of spices in preparing curries that are cooked long and…

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Master Your Context

Master Your Context

In our earlier post, The Best Time to Be Born, we talked about how almost 20% of the richest people on the planet were born in a ten-year period in the US. Luck and good timing! Warren Bennis picks up this theme in his classic leadership text, On Becoming a Leader. His opening chapter is…

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Context: How to Drive Action

How is a Manifesto different from a Mission and Vision Statement? In part one, we talked about ‘Who is it For?’ And, here we discuss the second big difference… the context they set. The End of Things As the terms suggests, the Vision or Mission Statements define the place we want to finish up. If…

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Where Are We Now?

Book Rapper Context piece for Jeff Jarvis‘ What Would Google Do? A Few Changes… Over the past 20 years we’ve seen a few changes… The Berlin Wall has fallen and the Cold War has ended. We’ve had some localized wars in Iran, Iraq, the Mid-East and Bosnia. We have a black US President, a worldwide…

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