We’ll Take Good Solutions, From Whatever “Realm,” But…

Written by Mike Shapiro | June 4, 2015

In her WSJ article, Jane McGonigal says virtual reality may come to be considered as authentic as everyday life. The popularity of games and books about fantastical worlds like Game of Thrones, Hunger Games and Harry Potter proves that people want to get away from reality which they may consider boring and humdrum. That’s too bad, […]

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Thoughts On “Six Secrets To Success At Work”

Written by Mike Shapiro | June 3, 2015

Jack and Suzy Welch got a great discussion going about things we should all focus on in their article Six Secrets To Success At Work.  Here are the six Secrets they describe and some of my own thoughts about them: 1.  Find where your passion and skills intersect.  This reminds me of the exercises in “What Color […]

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Generalizing About “What Millennials Want” Isn’t That Helpful

Written by Mike Shapiro | June 2, 2015

Caroline Fairchild posted a great article on LinkedIn about a problem that keeps CEOs awake. It’s tough — and probably not that helpful — to try to generalize about what Millennials want, except to say that they are not as much influenced by what those in the power structure want for them or think they should […]

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Why This Blog?

Written by Mike Shapiro | May 19, 2015

Reading and thinking about these posts will help you…

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Before You Go To The Table, Get To Know The Other Players

Written by Mike Shapiro | April 27, 2015

Most of the advice you’ll see about preparing for a meeting with a prospective client includes learning as much as you can about the prospect and his/her needs and deciding what you want to get out of the meeting.  And, while those things are critical, they won’t get you where you want to go. If […]

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