Bill Parcells on Cowards, Heroes, and Feelings

Great Results Team Building

Coach Bill Parcells is well known for having taken struggling organizations and building them into successful teams. Boxing, for Parcells, is where you can find examples of men whose lack of heart shows up in their ring behavior.

Cowards, Heroes, Boxing, and Heart.

Great Results Team Building

Coach Bill Parcells is well known for having taken struggling organizations and building them into successful teams. Boxing, for Parcells, is where you can find examples of men whose lack of heart shows up in their ring behavior.

14 Principles that Made Amazon

Skip Prichard

Failure comes part and parcel with invention” (Bezos 2013 letter). Bezos realized early on that high-velocity decisions (Principle 7) are much easier within small teams that have been given the responsibility and authority to move a particular aspect of a larger project forward.

Letter 107

Change Management Needs to Change

Harvard Business Review

Yet despite the huge investment that companies have made in tools, training, and thousands of books ( over 83,000 on Amazon ), most studies still show a 60-70% failure rate for organizational change projects — a statistic that has stayed constant from the 1970''s to the present.

How the Internet Saved Handmade Goods

Harvard Business Review

Indeed, it’s part and parcel of the digital disruption remaking every aspect of the global economy. Since achieving first-year sales of $175,000 in 2006, it has increased that number by four orders of magnitude: in 2013, Etsy sold $1.35 In 2013 alone, Kickstarter users funded nearly 20,000 projects and committed nearly $500 million.

Why Young Bankers, Lawyers, and Consultants Need Emotional Intelligence

Harvard Business Review

According to a 2013 study by American Express , EQ is one of the biggest predictors of performance in the workplace and a strong driver of leadership and personal excellence. So in order to be successful you will need to be self-aware, flexible, and open to new ideas, projects, and people. That client, United Parcel Service, ultimately awarded our firm with the lead-underwriting role in the largest initial public offering in history at that time. Vincent Tsui for HBR.