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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 …

behavioral psychology;A positive healthy mindset becomes your main superpower

Mindset Is Everything

By David Essman | July 5, 2021

Until Carol Dweck came along nearly fifteen years ago with “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,” nobody gave much thought to the concept. We now realize that …

how to lead in times of change;The agony of change is the start of something good

Change sucks, or does it?

By David Essman | July 2, 2021

A fundamental belief we have is that ‘nothing changes in the absence of tension’. Tension, that tinge of discomfort, even a pinch of panic, that …

culture as a managment system;I just want the fight to matter

The Three Big Business Problems

By David Essman | June 30, 2021

As we see it, there are three challenges every business has: 1. Differentiation. Why is our SUV different from their SUV? Why is our soda pop …

entrepreneurship culture;without a dream we do not exist

The Main Engine Driving The Ship

By David Essman | June 26, 2021

  year or so ago, people were talking about COVID and the end of civilization as we know it. But that’s not what happened. According to Forbes, …

how do I motivate people;if in doubt, begin

If In Doubt, Begin

By David Essman | June 22, 2021

Have you ever been so tired that you stopped at a stop sign and waited for it to turn green? That doesn’t happen. Ever. Stop …