October 3, 2005

Excerpts: The Source of Success - Part I

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 2:13 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Source of Success

The Source of Success: Five Enduring Principles at the Heart of Real Leadership
by Peter Georgescu, David Dorsey, Ram Charan (Foreword)
Jossey-Bass August 2005
244 Pages 0787980374
Even with the beatings that ad agencies are taking, I don't think you can argue with their ability to harness creativity. And harness may be the wrong word. I immediately jumped the chapter on creativity (the other four principles are enlightened leadership, competency, alignment, and values). Here is an excerpt from the chapter called "Creativity: Tomorrow's Factory Today".

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.