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11 10, 2011

Steve Jobs: Inspiring us to be extraordinary

Tue, Oct 11, 2011|Filed in: Paul's blog|Topics: , , , , , |Comments Off on Steve Jobs: Inspiring us to be extraordinary

Since the passing of Steve Jobs, I've been wondering, what does it take to be extraordinary? Extraordinary may be easier to achieve when the focus is creating and delivering products that delight customers. Two former Apple employees give us a glimpse into creating extraordinary products.

26 07, 2011

Hillman Curtis on reinvention and taking the courageous path

Tue, Jul 26, 2011|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , , |Comments Off on Hillman Curtis on reinvention and taking the courageous path

From 99%: Hillman Curtis is built like an elite endurance athlete – sinewy and towering. He speaks in a gentle voice with an undercurrent of hard-won confidence. This makeup serves him well, as he can perhaps be best described as a decathlete of creative pursuits. Whatever the event — be it design, web, writing or film — he has shape-shifted and doggedly worked his way to the top over and over again. · Go to Hillman Curtis on reinvention and taking the courageous path →

20 06, 2011

David Whyte: Life at the frontier, the conversational nature of reality

Mon, Jun 20, 2011|Filed in: Videos|Topics: , , |Comments Off on David Whyte: Life at the frontier, the conversational nature of reality

From TEDxPugetSound: Internationally acclaimed poet David Whyte is an Associate Fellow at Templeton College and Said Business School at the University of Oxford, David works with many European, American and international companies, using poetry and thoughtful commentary to illustrate how we can foster qualities of courage and engagement. In his talk, David encourages us to remain open to know the dialogue with our surroundings inform and inspire our ideas.

3 12, 2010

Personality type and risk appetite

Fri, Dec 3, 2010|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , |Comments Off on Personality type and risk appetite

From strategy+business: The level of risk that an organization assumes over time is directly related to the CEO’s personality. Executives with negative personalities, exhibiting nervousness or worry, are less likely to take risks that generally prove to be unfavorable. Research published in British Journal of Management, vol 21, no 2. · Go to Personality type and risk appetite →

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