Today's challenging business environment and pace of change leaves no room for mere incremental improvement year over year. Companies of every size are required to constantly innovate or risk becoming irrelevant. Unfortunately, I am seeing a painfully pervasive trait across a multitude of companies: Small minds are squashing big ideas.First somebody somewhere, inside or outside the...
Posted By NourGroup on Nov 7, 2008 4:19:01 AM
On Oct. 30th, with close to 1000 attendees, executive coach Patricia Wheeler of the Levin Group in association with Marshall Goldsmith, interviewed David Nour, author of Relationship Economics (Wiley, September 2008) on their monthly Thought Leader Teleforum on "Social Networking and Leadership Strategy - The Bottom Line.”
Posted By NourGroup on Oct 12, 2008 12:25:37 AM
Increasingly, I find myself working on various speaking, training and consulting engagements in Canada. During a recent dialogue with some colleagues and clients there, I asked about the health of their economy. One of the most interesting responses I heard was, “Unlike in the U.S., our media is not trying to drive us into a recession.”
Posted By NourGroup on Jun 15, 2008 11:24:02 AM
Have you ever heard of the company Threadless? They’re the classic case of applying key principals in my upcoming book: Relationship Economics (Wiley, 2008). When it comes to building business relationships, Threadless is the epitome of the intentional, strategic, and thus quantifiable value of social networks. Forget LinkedIn® for handshakes and introductions - this is Adaptive Innovation™ at...