Category Archives: Profiles

Five Ways the Coca-Cola Freestyle® Machine is a Game Changer

Click for video transcript Two years ago I learned about the Coca-Cola Freestyle® fountain machine from a Fast Company article profiling David Butler, Coca-Cola’s Vice President, Global Design. My first thought was this is a great tool to bring mass personalization … Continue reading

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Leadership: Creating Moments Everywhere

Leaders look for moments to connect at every opportunity. Fort Wayne Indian Village Elementary Principal Stephany Bourne is a great example. This photo was taken at 4:30 after a student recognition ceremony for reading improvement. I was headed home after helping … Continue reading

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The Megamind of Miami. Nope, Not Lebron

One of the best performing mutual fund managers for the past ten years is Bruce Berkowitz. His $17 billion Fairholme Fund has an annualized return of 11.6% over 10 years in which the S&P 500 has risen just 0.7% a year … Continue reading

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Chinese Bananas & Business Curiosity

This profile of Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke highlights a great example of being curious when you move away from the desk. Duke’s mastery of understanding his data AND being curious are keys to his success. Lee Scott, his predecessor gave … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin – Implementer

This weekend, we watched the Emmy award winning HBO film ‘Temple Grandin’. The film, about a young autistic woman succeeding and becoming a force in her field, inspired me to learn more about her.  This quote from a Q&A about … Continue reading

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