Archive: April 2015


  • April 30, 2015

Creating a Breakthrough Mindset

Four ways for leaders to create a breakthrough mindset, the most important asset for achieving a new level of success.

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  • April 27, 2015

Be an Imagineer!

Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities tomorrow! So opens the Disney Imagineering sizzle reel. If you haven’t seen this 2 1/2 minute video, I encourage …

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  • April 23, 2015

How to Engineer a Breakthrough

Using my experience at the world’s largest energy company as an example, I lay out the six steps for engineering a breakthrough. The formula is right out of my book, …

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  • April 16, 2015

Value Pulses, Value Surges and Value Webs

Each of these vehicles build and tighten the bond with your customers, making it possible to convey extraordinary and compelling service that your customers put to use and deeply appreciate. …

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  • April 13, 2015

What are you doing? Isn’t that bad?

This is Grafitti Alley in Ann Arbor. When you walk in, there are spray cans laying around for you to pick up and go at it. And it’s a good …

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  • April 9, 2015

Seth Kahan keynote: Next Gen Government Summit

What can the adoption of a young Indian girl teach us about innovation? It has to do with identity, communication and resilience.

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  • April 6, 2015

It’s a Dog’s Life

When I was in elementary school, I remember a class where a teacher asked us, “Who knows what it means to have a dog’s life?” I raised my hand and …

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  • April 2, 2015

Seth Kahan’s Opening Remarks – 2015 Grand Challenge Summit

This excerpt from the inaugural Grand Challenge Summit held for association executives, volunteer leaders, and staff rising stars was held in Washington DC, March 2015. Seth talks about Grand Challenges …

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