How often do you stare at a to-do list and just try to check off the items as fast you can? It's not easy to step back and bring your opinion to the table. It might get messy. It might alter the timeline. It might be risky. But it's worth it.
You've likely seen the Wells Fargo tagline, "Together we'll go far". After over 150 years, the company remains "mission true". Imagine your company/organization 150 years from now. How will you stay true to your mission? What will your legacy be?
Will the Apple iWatch live up to the hype? Will it actually make our lives better and easier or just look cool on our wrists? What is the "why" behind the "what"?
Even in an atmosphere that what we would now consider absurd, she somehow made it work and took leadership to new heights. The perseverance woven into her story inspires me to be confident in myself and unafraid of tackling whatever challenges present themselves on a daily basis.
While I'm not quite ready to think about a Halloween costume , retail buyers and strategists have just completed their seasonal masterpieces. I've always been fascinated that they can sync their brains to the hottest trends for a holiday six months (or even a year) in advance. To them, it's just another day in the office and how they MUST work in order to make sure anticipated sales - pre-season, in-season, and (especially) last-minute - fall precisely into place.
As sales of this beer flavored water continued to decline, Miller re-invented, or in this case, tapped into its roots - and began selling Lite in the original 70's-style can featuring the original logo and design. And it is absolutely brilliant.