Go Forth & Visit!

Go Forth & Visit!

When I was working for Steve Denning at the World Bank, and we were kicking off Knowledge Management in the mid-90s, I remember reading a copy of The Fifth Discipline,
Seizing Opportunity

Seizing Opportunity

If you know what you want, you will experience those rare moments when life opens up and you suddenly have a clear shot at getting it. Of course, it’s mostly
Quiet Renewal

Quiet Renewal

My work takes me into some pretty incredible places, working with leaders who are all about creating amazing contributions for the world at large. But, sometimes, it is in my
Do you have your oxygen mask on?

Do you have your oxygen mask on?

I have been enjoying the books of Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks, the relationship experts. For decades they have been helping couples find fulfillment and happiness. I guess it took me
Namaste, Big Teddy Bear

Namaste, Big Teddy Bear

I am told the popular Indian greeting, “Namste,” means, the God in me bows to the God in you. It’s a way to acknowledge that within each of us there

Seth Kahan and Lisa McLeod

Lisa McLeod, bestselling author of Selling with Noble Purpose, discusses organizational performance, grand challenges, her next book and leadership.

Grand Challenges

What is a Grand Challenge and why is it such a powerful tool for associations? This video explores the basic

Knowledge Business Engine

This video covers the basics of the Knowledge Business Engine, the core revenue and value generator of successful associations that

Seth Kahan on Association Evolution

I lay out the three stages of evolution of an association and share a little on why Grand Challenges grow

Kodak and the World Bank stand as examples.

Excerpted from my Feb 10 presentation for business leaders in Washington DC.

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Leading Growth: the CEO Survey

I am a member of the Summit Global Network. We are 22 boutique consulting firms on 7 continents who share resources, insights, and consulting expertise ...
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Persistence, Forgiveness, and the Two-sided Approach

If you know what you want, make these three your modus operandi and you will quickly see the fruits of your labor: 1. Persistence – ...
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Writer in the Storm

As I write this in my home in Washington DC, Frankenstorm is closing in. The harsh rains and powerful winds are coming. Weather forecasters are ...
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Join me in helping Malala Yousufzai

You may have heard the news about Malala Yousufzai, a 15 yr old Pakistani girl outspoken about girls’ education and atrocities committed by the Taliban ...
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Growing Your Base

Expanding your customer base depends on five factors: 1. Current customer satisfaction 2. Desire for your offering 3. Your reputation as a provider 4. A ...
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Success Rules!

Everyone loves to win. I have had the good fortune to work with 60+ exceptional companies in the last ten years, including 30 where I ...
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Your Biggest Asset and Challenge

A client of mine discovered how difficult it can be to cut through the mindset that prevents inflection points. Yet, as you will see, turning ...
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Facing Off

Five days ago I set up a facebook site, facebook.com/GettingInnovationRight. I spent a nominal amount (just about $50 so far) to advertise my page to ...
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Competitive Differentiation

Competitive differentiation is a form of innovation that is all about getting a bigger buy from your customers. It works by separating yourself from your ...
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Going Global? Check these Countries Out.

Whether your company is international with key relationships in several countries, a global enterprise with worldwide reach, or a local organization interested in doing business ...
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Discover Inflection Points!

An inflection point is a dramatic and decisive shift in your relationship with the market for better or worse. It can be positive, increasing your ...
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Ken Garrison on Competitive Intelligence

In my upcoming book, Getting Innovation Right, I detail seven activities that give an edge to leaders who want to succeed in the market (who ...
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Walking Between Worlds

Last time I wrote I told you how I go off into the wild blue yonder with my son, Gabe every summer. It’s a special ...
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Off the Grid

Almost every morning I get up around 6-6:30am. Today I got up at 11. It was the first time in a few years. Some days ...
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A Little Flexibility can go a Long Way

Every business owner knows the market can shift on a dime or a headline. Positive inflection points are sometimes generated in response to these changes ...
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