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18 July 2016
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50 Days Away from Home

I feel a bit strange. Saturday was the first of a 50-day trip across the USA as part of my global book tour. I was on the first of what w...

Self-Change

Self-Change

I recently enjoyed a chat with Doug Kirkpatrick, one of the advocates of self-management, and I had a great meeting with Harvard Business...

My Improved Travel Checklist

My Improved Travel Checklist

Last week in London, I wanted to shoot a video, but it appeared that I had left my camera’s memory cards at home. On my previous tr...

The Failure Shirt

The Failure Shirt: Agile Diplomats at the EU

“We made a mistake. They are going to hate me tomorrow,” he said. Imagine a room with 28 EU diplomats, twice that many specia...

Dont Pull My Finger

Don’t Pull My Finger

As a public speaker, I get the weirdest requests. Sometimes, event organizers want me to provide some “seed questions” that a...

Don't Be Silly

Don’t Be Silly

I’m giving away exclusive keynotes and webinars at the price of just a few books. Don’t be stupid. Grab that chance before Ju...

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Successes and Failures are Illusions

In my talks around the world, I emphasize the need to run management experiments and I offer examples of interesting ideas that worked we...

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Lean Funding

Lean Funding is a perfect companion for Lean Startups. It allows entrepreneurs to focus on individuals and interactions, customer collabo...

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Goodbye, Knowledge Workers. Welcome, Creative Workers!

Peter Drucker’s knowledge workers are on their way out. Investing in knowledge and then trying to charge a good price putting this ...

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How to Save Your Business

When it comes to transforming their organizations, people often ask me the same silly questions.

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My Book Tour in North America

This year in June, publisher John Wiley & Sons will release Managing for Happiness, the updated version of my very successful #Workou...

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Managing for Happiness FAQ

In June 2016, John Wiley & Sons will release my “new” book Managing for Happiness, which will be a re-release of last ...

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No Gift or Card for You, Just My Thanks

I decided not to spend my time buying presents or sending cards this year. Instead, on behalf of my dear colleagues, customers, friends, ...

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50 Days Away from Home

I feel a bit strange. Saturday was the first of a 50-day trip across the USA as part of my global book tour. I was on the first of what w... Read more

Self-Change

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I recently enjoyed a chat with Doug Kirkpatrick, one of the advocates of self-management, and I had a great meeting with Harvard Business... Read more

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Last week in London, I wanted to shoot a video, but it appeared that I had left my camera’s memory cards at home. On my previous tr... Read more

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