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2013 – Seeing What is Next

Published on December 17, 2012 By Steven Weiss

Introduction Seeing differently means questioning how we are doing things, whether we are working on new solutions to old problems, or creating new ways of doing things that have never been done or even thought about before. 1.  Disruption is the New Normal.  Management performance should not be measured by how much disruption it can [...]

The New Reality

Published on October 2, 2012 By Steven Weiss

Confidential To: The CEO From: The Former CEO, now Chairman of the Finance Committee Date: October 2012 Re: The New Reality Thanks for the extremely gracious reception you gave my last memo. I’m glad you found it useful. Thanks also for asking me to write another memo. I’m flattered. Doubly so because I really intended [...]

Think Radically: Disregard Previous Instructions.

Published on October 31, 2011 By Steven Weiss

Herman Cain is leading in most polls. Running as an outcast in an outcast year touches a nerve. He has tapped into a sentiment that is pervasive in society. If he were following the usual instructions, he would build an organization on the ground.  He would stir up grass roots support. He chooses not to [...]