Sat.Oct 23, 2021

The Paradigm of Prestige

CaseInterview.com

There’s a worldview that says the rich people are more important than the poor, the elite are better than the average, and the special are better than the regular. I call this the paradigm of prestige. It is the default premise of many country, company, and academic-institution cultures.

Achieving a Winning Attitude

Rick Conlow

The parable of the contented frog illustrates the obstacles we face in winning. If you boil a pot of water and drop a frog in it, guess what happens? The frog quickly jumps out. However, if you put a frog in a pot of cool water and then slowly heat the pot up, guess what happens?

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Martinka Consulting

Headline : Some Bartell customers say goodbye after changes by Rite Aid (Seattle Times, August 11, 2021). Background : Rite Aid bought 131-year-old Seattle institution Bartell Drugs earlier this year and according to this article it’s been a disaster. Here are the top reasons mentioned (and following those reasons are some comments from my friend Brian Quint who a few years ago sold his third-generation business, Aqua Quip, to Leslie’s, the nations largest pool supply company).

Consultant Marketing Brand Sound

Jerry Fletcher

Dave and I had lunch Thursday. It was good to hear how the little golf product company he founded was doing. He has come a long way from when we met in his kitchen to put together the promotional material for the annual Golf Pro Trade show for the USA.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Art with intent

Seth Godin Blog

Art (movies, plays, fiction, paintings, poetry…) exists to create a change. Often, that’s a change in the viewer, and sometimes, powerful art changes the culture. Art with no intent can entertain us, and it can also reinforce stereotypes and simply help what is in our world persist.