Today’s blog looks at some tips from Steve Jobs to help create and build brand as well as creating a culture that will attract and retain talent. Our second article has tips for your team to create that “wow” brand experience for clients visiting your office for the first time from Cincinnati-based “Image Establishment” owner LisaMarie Luccioni in her Psychology Today blog. We also look at a Q&A with Michael Moynihan on the best-selling author Jonah Lehrer’s (previously featured in the LOTH Blog) recent Bob Dylan quote fabrication scandal. Also your chance to nominate a candidate for our Inaugural “100 Minds – Thought Leaders in the Greater Cincinnati Region” celebration happening on September 13th, 2012.
“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” – Steve Jobs, Founder, Apple Computer
S**T Steve Jobs Said: On Your Culture Being Special
Steve Jobs often was famous for advocating the contrarian view and this article from the HR Capitalist encapsulates a great story about how a point of view may perfectly exemplify one demographic- and be meaningless to another. A short but amusing read. The above picture is by dylanroscover.
15 Steps to Wallop the Competition
The University of Cincinnati’s own LisaMarie Luccioni provides some recommendations for properly handling the customer, vendor, or even casual visitor to your space to properly impress. “Where the visual, verbal, and behavioral get graded” from Psychology Today.
Q & A: Michael C. Moynihan, The Guy Who Uncovered Jonah Lehrer’s Fabrication Problem
Jonah Lehrer is the best-selling author of “How We Decide,” a book that makes complicated neuro-science concepts easy to understand and compelling to read. Some of his recent attributions have drawn a hail of criticism as outright fabrications. A Q&A with the author that tracked down the inconsistencies leading to Lehrer’s fall from grace.
100 Minds – Thought Leaders in the Greater Cincinnati Region
In an effort to recognize the many business leaders, community builders, and industry giants within our region, LOTH is calling for nominations for any individual that provides thought leadership within their industry or the community as a whole. The person chosen as the most influential mind will have a $1,000 Honorarium made in their name to Fall Feast 2012.
This event provides food, coats, haircuts, vision screening, and flu shots for the less fortunate in the Greater Cincinnati region on Thanksgiving day.
We invite you to attend this event on September 13th, 2012 at our Cincinnati Resource Center starting at 6 PM. If you know someone in the region worthy of a nomination or want to RSVP to attend please go to www.steelcaseohio.com or call/e-mail me and I will be happy to take their nomination information. We look forward to seeing you and your help in building a stronger community. Sincerely,
Dean Gallo, Director of Business Development
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