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Three days a week we’ll email you a super insightful illustration that tells a story about the world of work. The emails cover topics like company culture, design thinking, leadership strategies, creating better functioning teams, enhancing patient experience, etc. They are designed to give you insight into working smarter and being more connected to why you do what you do. We also feature guest posts once a week from thought leaders around the world. People who enjoy the daily are most often senior leaders in business, healthcare execs, entrepreneurs, and academics.

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transform your culture ; Beam Maue Cover Juggling chainsaws

Juggling Chainsaws – Brian E A “Beam” Maue PhD

By David Essman | July 23, 2021

  Panic–so much panic that I almost did not even attempt the effort (and I was once a steely nerved military officer in charge of …

driver of innovation; fueled by possibilities

Who wants a Skittle?

By David Essman | July 20, 2021

Last week we wrote about Richard Branson and the folly of billionaire-funded space tourism. Then earlier today Jeff Bezos blasted off into space as well. The Guardian …

designing a high purpose culture;business is reality and reality isn't pretty

The Power of Culture

By David Essman | July 19, 2021

If you hang out on Facebook, you’ll see a lot of ads like this one. It’s for a metal portable campfire. Lovely. Perfect for you and …

work place transformation;New worlds begin life as mere fragments hence all the trepidation

How AI Generates a Competitive Advantage by Ash Fontana

By David Essman | July 15, 2021

About the Author Ash Fontana is Managing Director of Zetta, the first investment fund that focused on AI. The firm was the lead investor in …

empathetic culture; you are only as good as the love you have for other people

Give Love, Get Love

By David Essman | July 12, 2021

  We, as humans, like to categorize. It makes the world easier to digest. We fit the people around us into labels: users, coworkers, competitors. …

innovation culture;"the ego is always at the wheel." -Delmore Schwartz

The real reason we are racing to space

By David Essman | July 7, 2021

Ever since the 1950s, we’ve equated progress in space flight with progress in humankind in general. One small step for man etc. But how true …