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What’s your “Red Stapler”?

In the movie Office Space, the character Milton becomes so enamored with his ‘red stapler,’ that when he is deprived of his cherished possession, he follows through on his threat to “burn things” – which is this case was the office building where he worked. For Milton he let his red stapler become synonymous with […]

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How Success can kill Innovation

    It’s a familiar pattern – an organization becomes successful, stays that way for a while, then gradually or suddenly, profits start to slip. Leadership scrambles, cuts back, reorganizes, but it only slows the decline. Why? Because what got you here won’t keep you here, and it certainly won’t take you to the next […]

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