How to Lead a Redneck

Lead Change Blog

So, Jeff’s non-stop one-liners were funny: “You might be a redneck…if there are more than five McDonald’s bags in your car…if the Home Shopping Network operator recognizes your voice…id the taillight covers of your car are made of red tape…if you financed a tattoo, or if you’ve ever been involved in a custody fight over a hunting dog.”. During the start of the diversity push, there were classes on “how to lead minorities” or “what women want in a leader.”.

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To Innovate, Think Like a 19th-Century Barn Raiser

Harvard Business

Begin by reaching out to diverse members of your ecosystem, include them in a co-creation process from the outset, and prioritize the growth of that ecosystem as you cultivate the growth of the initiative itself – a process which one of us detailed in a previous article. Ask people who have participated in the platform, and they will tell you that the community they built in the process of Kickstarting turned out to be more valuable than the financing they received.

A Survey of 3,000 Executives Reveals How Businesses Succeed with AI

Harvard Business

And AI success stories are becoming more numerous and diverse, from Amazon reaping operational efficiencies using its AI-powered Kiva warehouse robots, to GE keeping its industrial equipment running by leveraging AI for predictive maintenance. While investment in AI is heating up, corporate adoption of AI technologies is still lagging. However, we are likely at a key inflection point of AI adoption. Furthermore, early AI adopters are 3.5 Photo by Aaron Burson.