Steve Denning: Four Reasons Why You’ve Got a Rotten Job — or No Job at All

Four Reasons Why You’ve Got A Rotten Job — Or No Job At All Last week, the Innovation for Jobs ECO Summit in the heart of Silicon Valley in Menlo Park, California (January 28-29, 2016), led by David Nordfors and Vint Cerf, explored an amazing array of issues and possible solutions. Many speakers explored ways …

Steve Denning: Has Capitalism Reached A Turning Point?

Has Capitalism Reached A Turning Point? Steve Denning Forbes, 26 September 2014 EXTRACT These events are worth remembering in the context of the emerging movements to reform the management of big corporations today, as thought leaders allude to the possibility of a Reformation in management, and indeed of the entire system of capitalism in which managers …

Steve Denning: Three Strategies For Managing The Economy Of Access

Three Strategies For Managing The Economy Of Access Forbes, 2 May 2014 We live in an exceptional moment in history. Gigantic changes are under way in society. Everything we do is being re-invented—how we live, how we work, how we play, how we communicate, even how we think and how we feel. The first thing …

Steve Denning: Why No Successful Innovation?

Why Are There No Successful Innovation Initiatives? Forbes, 2 December 2011 Just the other day, a colleague asked me whether I could suggest some examples of organizations that have been successful with “innovation initiatives” in a commercial setting?  He said that he had a CEO who wanted to launch an “innovation initiative” that would provide …

Steve Denning: Itemization of How We Blew Up the World

Lest We Forget: Why We Had A Financial Crisis Steve Denning Forbes, 22 November 2011 When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this infallible sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. Jonathan Swift It is clear to anyone who has studied the financial crisis of 2008 …

Steve Denning: Reinventing Education

Leadership What’s Involved In Reinventing Education? Steve Denning Forbes ASAP 4 August 2011 The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them. Albert Einstein The US education system is in crisis, putting the long-term future of the economy in question. The evidence is well-known. A …

Steve Denning: Changing Organizational Culture

How Do You Change An Organizational Culture? EXTRACT Changing a culture is a large-scale undertaking, and eventually all of the organizational tools for changing minds will need to be put in play. However the order in which they deployed has a critical impact on the likelihood of success. In general, the most fruitful success strategy …

Journal: Steve Denning–Change Accounting to Create Jobs

Steve Denning, former Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) at the World Bank, tried to teach  them that they were a knowledge bank, not a money bank.  It did not stick but others are listening to him and so do we. Building on an earlier posting that was copied here, Journal: 21st Century Management–New Rules , today …

CENSORED BY GOOGLE NEWS Robert Steele with Mohammad Ghaderi & Javan Heiran-Nia: INTERVIEW – Trump Will Be Re-Elected, Zionists Not Russians Are the Enemy, Kushner Must Go

INTERVIEW: Robert David Steele Trump Will Be Re-Elected, Zionists Not Russians Are the Enemy, Kushner Must Go By Mohammad Ghaderi & Javan Heiran-Nia Tehran Times 14 January 2019 Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017,[1] answered questions about Trump’s national …

Review: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Doug Rushkoff 5.0 out of 5 stars Rich Manifesto for Humanity — Hit Pause, Do NOT Let IT Fry Your Brain, March 21, 2013 In some ways this book picks up from Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television and Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway but it has its own structure …

Open Power: Democracy Lost & Found Essay, Book Review Blurbs and Links [Updated 3 MAR 2015]

NEW: Kindle Book Open Power ($2.99) OLD: Core Documents for Both Initiatives (Free) OLD: the foundation book The Open Source Everything Manifesto ROBERT STEELE: There are two schools of thought on effecting political (and hence economic and social) reform. One school is the school of love — this school emphasizes trust building and doing no …

Practical Reflections on United Nations Intelligence + UN RECAP

Updated 21 Dec 2012 1800 Short Persistent URL for This Post: http://tinyurl.com/UN-21-Intel DOCUMENT:  2012 Reflections on UN Intelligence 2.3 21 Dec 2012 I had occasion to look at the Report of the Secretary General on the Work of the Organization, and thought this would be a good time to integrate some of what I have …

Robert Steele: Audio of SPY IMPROV at Hackers on Planet Earth

Several HOPES ago, Robert Steele started doing separate Q&A sessions using his knowledge as a former spy, pioneer of open source intelligence, advocate of multinational sense-making, and #1 Amazon reviewer for nonfiction. At The Next HOPE (2010), with help from those who stayed with him, he set what may be the world record for Q&A, …

Review: The Zen Leader – 10 Ways to Go From Barely Managing to Leading Fearlessly

Ginny Whitelaw 5.0 out of 5 stars 6 Stars, Spectacularly SImple, Foundation Book for Epoch B Collective Self-Governance,May 21, 2012 I’ve been a driven over-achiever most of my life, and only started emerging from the “because I said so” culture so characteristic of the Marine Corps and the Central Intelligence Agency, when I realized in …

DefDog: Michael Thomas on Wall Street’s Big Lie

The Big Lie Michael Thomas Daily Beast / Newweek, Dec 26, 2011 Wall Street has destroyed the wonder that was America. Imagine a vast field on which a terrible battle has recently been fought, the bare ground cratered by fusillade after fusillade of heavy artillery, trees reduced to blackened stumps, wisps of toxic gas hanging …