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Entries from December 2010

Leadership internalization and elegance in success: The shibumi strategy by Matthew E. May

December 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
The shibumi strategy by Matthew E. May is both a parable and a lesson on the quiet aesthetic simplicity and transformative energy in Japanese culture. It all starts with Andy Harmon’s sudden misfortune. One day, his company closes. A good husband and good father (very much the image of the perfect, hardworking [...]

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The art of continuous self-reinvention: What started Nilofer Merchant on the entrepreneurial road

December 5th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Entrepreneurs

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Chatting over breakfast the other day at Il Fornaio with Nilofer Merchant, whose book The New How, Building Business Solutions Through Collaborative Strategy I discussed in a former post, I realized that a “new how” often starts with a “new me.” This “new me” can be triggered by unforeseen events – events that [...]

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