Leaders of great organizations have tremendous clarity about the brand identity they aspire to embody and about how to cultivate an organizational culture that enables them to achieve it. Jeff Bezos has made the Amazon brand synonymous with innovations that delight customers by cultivating a culture that doggedly pursues those innovations. Richard Branson has created […]

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It’s no surprise that the company behind the much-praised Aeron chair – Herman Miller – would embrace a compelling design ethos.  The exquisitely-designed chair is featured in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection, after all. And yet, I was captivated by a recent presentation by the company’s director of insight and exploration, Gretchen Gscheidle. […]