As a follow-up to my prior post regarding Model Innovation–the New York Times ran a unique story which speaks directly to this trend. Disruptive models are breaking up even staid, commodity industries like coffee. …growers of commodity crops like coffee and cocoa often live in poverty. Over the last few decades, a worldwide movement under […]
Audacity is an organization’s most valuable ally. When pushed by audacious supporters, volunteers and employees, an organization can grow more quickly and accomplish its mission in an expedited fashion. But, getting stakeholders to audacity is a process—and, like any process, the better you understand it, the better you can enhance it. Getting to audacity…
My family is hosting their Thanksgiving a week later than most (this coming weekend). And while my focus narrows to myopic when I’m at the table (“What’s the proper ratio of cranberry-derived to stuffing-derived carbohydrates to induce a restful coma?”), recently writing a quick email to say “thank you” forced a bit of perspective.