Monthly Archives: November 2012

Let’s talk some more about change

On Oct 2, CCL officially opened our brand new Brussels, Belgium campus with ‘A Day for Change’. We are indeed a long way from the world in William Whyte’s book ‘The Organization Man’, in which he describes the golden age … READ MORE

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Bringing Focus to Innovation Leadership: Part 3, the End Result of your Innovation Efforts

Pulled from the white paper,  “Becoming a Leader Who Fosters Innovation,” by David Magellan Horth and Jonathan Vehar   Driving innovation is complex. So are organizations.  Add them together and the challenge becomes more mind-boggling than an eight-sided Rubik’s cube. How do … READ MORE

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The Art of Breakthrough Part 2: Doing Something Isn’t Always Better Than Doing Nothing

(Part 1 of this series was Break is the Important Part of Breakthrough) Einstein’s theory of relativity came to him in a daydream. Friedrich von Stradonitz discovered the shape of the benzene ring after dreaming of a snake biting its tail. … READ MORE

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The Art of Breakthrough (2-Part Series)

There are two kinds of break: those you make, and those you take. Part One of this two-part series covers the former, and Part Two covers the latter. Part One: Break is the Important Part of Breakthrough When a well-worn … READ MORE

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What Sandy and Katrina Can Help Us Learn About Crisis

When Hurricane Sandy struck the US, the massive storm – the largest Atlantic storm on record – was only second to Hurricane Katrina in the damage it inflicted. Sandy ravaged the New Jersey coast and surged through New York City, … READ MORE

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Bringing Focus to Innovation Leadership: Part 2, Context in which Innovation Happens.

Part one of this four-part series focused on innovation processes as a key driver of innovation given the complexity of organizations and the world. Since nothing happens in a vacuum (unless you’re in space or being sucked into a Dyson), this … READ MORE

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In Brené Brown’s most recent book Daring Greatly she debunks the myths of vulnerability.  Myth #4 is “We Can Go It Alone”.   Not needing help and doing it alone is confused as strong leadership in many organizational cultures. Standing alone … READ MORE

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