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“De-season” yourself to remain innovative!

July 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Earlier this month, Heidi Groshelle invited me as a keynote speaker to the ExecEvent organized by Greg Duplessie — it is an exclusive networking event for industry executives focusing on the data storage marketplace. I was asked to share tips and tricks about being an executive. Vast topic! So I decided to address only one [...]

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English translation of my preface to the French version of Ignore Everybody by Hugh MacLeod

September 24th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Book Review, Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Note: This book will be published in French by Diateino in January 2011. As a reminder, Diateino is also the French publisher of Seth Godin’s and Guy Kawasaki’s most recent books. To read my French version of this preface, please go to the Diateino blog.
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I’m a cartoonist – This is how Hugh [...]

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The New How, Building Business Solutions Through Collaborative Strategy, by Nilofer Merchant

December 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

In her book, The New How, Building Business Solutions Through Collaborative Strategy, published by O’Reilly, Nilofer Merchant addresses a difficult topic: the common discrepancy between what is called “strategy” in the one hand, and what is labeled “execution,” on the other. In between, you have what she calls the “air sandwich.” The gap is not [...]

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