Jun 062011
 

Tweet Article first published as Innovation – It Makes The World Go ‘Round on Blogcritics. The Social Media Inside Of Innovation Innovation is all around us and impacts just about every aspect of our lives. In today’s digital, technology empowered world the pace of innovation is ever increasing. Concurrently, the performance bar is also being raised in everything from product development, service delivery, creativity, design, and workplace management. It is very easy to get swept away ….Read More

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Sep 232010
 

Tweet Leverage Strengths, Skills & Savvy To Maximize Assets Present In Any Situation. Change Agents don’t have to look very far or too closely to spot resistance.  Setbacks are commonplace.  Unwanted and unintended circumstances abound and come from many directions…economic issues, internal politics, revenue shortfalls, entrenched legacy systems, etc. Professional and personal disappointments always arise. None of us is exempt.  That’s why Asset-Based Thinking in the face of difficult situations is so important and so ….Read More

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May 102010
 

Tweet HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS CHANGING MADISON AVENUE No, I’m not Don Draper from Mad Men. But I’m an ad guy. I teach advertising in the grad school at USC and, yes, I am a twitterholic, @hankwasiak. My career in advertising started in the Mad Men era and I am fortunate to still be doing what I love at The Concept Farm, a very cool creative company located on .85 acres in the heart of ….Read More

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May 012010
 

Tweet VALUES ARE THE KEY TO BUILDING VALUE In previous posts I covered highlights from the outstanding line-up of thought leaders who spoke at The World Business Forum, 2009. (An Afternoon Of Concern and Contrast at The World Business Forum) One of the big observations that came out of the conference concerned an enlightened view of profit that encompasses both hard and soft assets. More and more of today’s CEO’s now see a three tiered ….Read More

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Oct 112009
 

Tweet A potpourri of international CEOs, a Nobel prize winner, management visionary and Bill Clinton. The bloggers hub got off to a slow start the morning of day 2 due in part to a tasty and lively bloggers dinner the night before. Nevertheless, we were treated to another action packed day capped off by an address by Bill Clinton. Globalization 2.0 – An Interdependent Economic and Ecological Geo-System The first part of the day lived ….Read More

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Oct 082009
 

Tweet The sky is falling….maybe The beginning of the afternoon at the World Business Forum can best be summed up as a sobering barrage of the pitfalls, perils, and problems ahead of us. David Rubenstein, founder of the Carlyle Group, the world’s largest private equity firm, presented a non-stop litany of facts to drive home his admonition that “Just because the recession will be ‘over’ soon doesn’t mean it’s all going to be OK.” His ….Read More

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Oct 072009
 

Tweet Sitting in the front row in the Bloggers Hub at The World Business Forum. Wired, ready to go and surrounded by 50 of the best bloggers on the planet. A bit intimidating. These are some of the most savvy social media folks around, smart thinkers, great writers and they type a lot faster than me. Undaunted, I’ve put on my Asset-Based Thinking lenses and will be viewing the conference with an eye towards how ….Read More

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Oct 062009
 

Tweet Positive Social Media Adrenaline Amps Up Business Events Reporting live on Day 1 as a featured blogger at the World Business Forum (#wbf09) at Radio City Music hall in NYC. A beautiful day in the Big Apple for a Big Idea business conference. Bloggers Hub Buzz Even before the speeches begin one of the event’s unique features is generating a great deal of positive chatter. The event organizers, HSM get a big Asset-Based Thinking ….Read More

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