Category Archives: Communication

Rethinking Marketing Assumptions to Create New Markets

I recently discovered a book by co-directors of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute in Fontainebleau, France, W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. Kim and Mauborgne were named the #1 Management Thinkers in the World in 2019. Blue Ocean Shift: … Continue reading

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The Flow System Offers Insights into Doing Business Better during COVID-19

A central theme of the newest book on my reading list is the need to listen to, and learn from, the customer. Its customer-centric message is particularly meaningful as applied to the challenges brought to us by COVID-19. Our business … Continue reading

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Life as a CEO during COVID-19

I often think about what habits will continue as part of the new norm when COVID-19 is no longer a threat. For the last several months, I’ve exercised three ways regularly. I work out at a gym in the morning … Continue reading

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Boards Consider the Complexities of Impact Investing

Senior managers and board members of businesses and nonprofits wrestle with the issues inherent in balancing profitability and social responsibility in their investments, so I read “The Power of Money With a Purpose” in  The November/December 2019 issue of NACD … Continue reading

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Corporate Stress Impacts the Bottom Line

I recently had a very engaging conversation with teacher, psychotherapist, and life coach, Jeff Levin about our culture’s need to constantly be plugged-in to technology and the anxiety and stress this is promoting in kids, families, schools, businesses and communities.  … Continue reading

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