Archive: February 2016


  • February 29, 2016

Peter H. Diamandis

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014 he was named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” …

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  • February 29, 2016

Escape Velocity

Take a particular goal you are working on – could be personal or professional. Most people plot out what it’s going to take to get from here to there, but …

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  • February 22, 2016

Get Ahead of Yourself

The well-known story that illustrates the above point is Apple releasing the first iPhone while the iPod was still so popular, essentially cannibalizing their bestseller to sell something else. And …

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  • February 15, 2016

Be a Force for Your Future

When CVS went tobacco free they were chided by Wall Street and the media. How they could be so stupid as to give up a multi-billion dollar revenue line? But …

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  • February 14, 2016

LeadingLearning 2015, Part 1 of 3

Here is Part 1 of 3 of my plenary presentation to the Leading Learning Symposium of 2015.

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  • February 8, 2016

Christina Economos

Christina Economos is a researcher and activist. She led the research in 2001 that documented 10 key attributes of a national movement (documented in this paper). Her city-wide intervention, Shape …

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  • February 8, 2016

Lift Yourself as You Lift Others

There are so many ways our world can use assistance, from energy to water to food to space exploration to the environment to mental health to…  the list appears endless. …

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  • February 1, 2016

Christina Economos: Leading the Way to Scalable Social Change

This article by myself and Julie Jordan Avritt tells the story of Chris Economos, a co-founder and co-executive director of ChildObesity180. Chris is a university profesor, research and social activist. …

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  • February 1, 2016

Grand Challenge presentation, Feb 2016

Click this sentence to download the PPT. Feb 1, 2016, I presented for Michelle Popowitz, executive director of UCLA Grand Challenges, and many of her colleagues. Feb 5, I gave …

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  • February 1, 2016

Go Forth & Visit!

When I was working for Steve Denning at the World Bank, and we were kicking off Knowledge Management in the mid-90s, I remember reading a copy of The Fifth Discipline, …

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