UHNW Blog

 
  • Susan Scott – The Case for Radical Transparency

    Susan Scott is a best-selling author and leadership development architect who has enabled top executives worldwide to engage in vibrant dialogue with one another, with their employees, and with their customers for two decades. A recognized thought leader in the global business and education communities, and recipient of the 2008 Stevie award for Entrepreneur of the Year. Susan and her company, Fierce, Inc., are committed to large-scale and individual transformation through the principles set forth in Susan’s books and her company’s customized corporate training programs.  

     
  •  
  • Alison Whitmire – Learning a New Way of Being

    Alison Whitmire is a principal with C-Lever Biz, a Chair for CEO Roundtables with Vistage International and the curator for TEDxPugetSound. Alison is a CPA (inactive), MBA and certified coach. Alison is about opening people’s minds to create greater focus. That means helping people to ferret out what matters, to determine what they want and how they want to be and to set a course of action that gets them what they want. Alison’s all-too-consuming interests include training for a half-ironman in July, learning about autism, and studying and develop insights into emotional intelligence and other critical leadership capacities. She is married with a seven year old autistic son.  

     
  •  
  • Jim Copacino – The Art of Unlearning

    Jim Copacino is Co-Founder and Creative Director of Copacino+Fujikado, a Seattle advertising agency. He holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Ohio University. Jim has won hundreds of awards for his creative work, including the prestigious Gold Lion from the International Advertising Film Festival in Cannes. He serves on the Foundation Board of Western Washington University and is an advisor to the WWU College of Business and Economics. He is a former president of MAGNET (Marketing and Advertising Global Network), currently serves on the Seattle Advisory Committee of the national public service Ad Council.  

     
  •  
  • Karen Russell – Modern Mentoring: The Good, The Bad and The Better

    Karen Russell’s a Harvard-trained lawyer at Davis Wright Tremaine. She is the Firm-Wide Manager of Diversity Initiatives. Karen also works as an Inclusion consultant to help clients develop “best practice” proactive strategies for managing inclusion, diversity and multi-cultural issues. Karen is the proud Daughter of NBA legend Bill Russell, who was the first African-American coach in pro sports. He won eleven championships in thirteen years using a mentoring and teamwork model. Karen uses her Dad’s winning leadership principles in her work. In addition to blogging on the Huffington Post, Karen’s actively involved in charity work.

     
  •  
  • What’s your calling? – Dr. Wayne Dyer

     
  •  
  • Great Books on Creativity

    The following are some of the great books on creativity that you should consider reviewing: Creativity Today is a personal creativity coach, offering ideas, exercises, and inspiration. If you want to learn how to generate and enrich ideas more easily, to become an inspiring coach for creative sessions, or to grasp the do’s and don’ts of applying creativity in organisations, Creativity Today will help you find answers to your challenges today. About the Author After completing his degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Ramon worked internationally as a Management Consultant. Furthermore he worked as European CRM Operations Manager for the CRM practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers and later IBM Business Consulting Services. Godelieve studied dance, anthropology and communication science. From this three-part knowledge base, together with her work and travel experience, she has developed her own way of consultancy in change. For the last 12 years she has been working in her own consultancy practice. Igor has been working as a creativity consultant in many countries for the past 15 years. He worked with companies, education and government organisations (ex. Agfa, Akzo, Alcatel, BASF, Danone, Inbev, Siemens, Sony, Toyota, Umicore, VRT (Flemish Radio and Television), Dutch Ministry of interior). He specialises in breakthrough thinking in challenging projects. A 5-part process that will transform your organization — or your career — into a non-stop creativity juggernaut We live in an era when business cycles are measured in months, not years. The only way to sustain long term innovation and growth is through creativity-at all levels of an organization. Disciplined Dreaming shows you how to create profitable new ideas, empower all your employees to be creative, and sustain your competitive advantage over the long term. Linkner distills his years of experience in business and jazz — as well as hundreds of interviews with CEOs, entrepreneurs, and artists — into a 5-step process that will make creativity easy for you and your organization. The methodology is simple, backed by proven results. Empowers individuals, teams, and organizations to meet creative challenges posed by the marketplace Turns the mystery of creativity into a simple-to-use process Shows how creativity can be used for everything from innovative, game-shifting breakthroughs to incremental advances and daily improvements to business processes Offers dozens of practical exercises, thought-starters, workouts to grow “creative muscles,” and case studies Disciplined Dreaming shows even the stuffiest corporate bureaucracies how to cultivate creativity in order to become more competitive in today’s shifting marketplace. #8 New York Times Bestseller (Hardcover Business) #2 Wall Street Journal Bestseller (Hardcover Business) #9 Wall Street Journal Bestseller (Hardcover Nonfiction) #9 Washington Post Bestseller (Nonfiction Hardcover) #1 USA Today Bestseller (Money) #10 Publishers Weekly Bestseller (Nonfiction) Q&A with Author Josh Linkner Why is creativity in the workplace so important? The world has dramatically changed in the last few years, and many of the competitive advantages of the past have become commoditized. With increased complexity, dizzying speed, and ruthless competition now commonplace in business, creativity and innovation have become the only true sustainable competitive […]

     
  •  
  • Bill Gates talking about Warren Buffett

    Bill Gates talking about Warren Buffett      Gates: Buffett is ‘unique leader’   Bill Gates says Warren Buffett is his best friend. The two share a fascination with business – and playing bridge. They also happen to be two of the richest people in the world.   Buffett does not share Gates’ fascination with computers, but learnt to use one just to be able to play bridge online. According to Gates, Buffett is now quite adept at web-browsing. Three years ago, Buffett announced he was giving the bulk of his fortune – currently estimated at $40 billion – to charity, with most of it going to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  

     
  •  
  • Tribute to Steve Jobs Think Different

    This video is a tribute to Steve Jobs, remember his contribution to this world forever.

     
  •  
 
 
 
 
Translate »