Page Turner Blog

Oct 28

In Response to Disruption – Turnaround or Oblivion?

Roger Bolton

Here’s an interview with a guy – Lou Gerstner – who turned around an iconic company – IBM – whose excellence became the enemy of its ability to respond to disruptive forces that were threatening to steal its franchise. And here’s a...

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Oct 22

Amazon Culture, Redux

Roger Bolton

My friend, Dick Martin, writes in his excellent blog that Amazon CCO Jay Carney’s delayed response to the New York Times story about Amazon’s culture was counter-productive, serving only to bring new attention to an issue that “gave...

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Oct 13

Thoughts on 2015 Page Annual Conference

Gary Sheffer

  I left Chicago last week energized not just by the quality of the 32nd Page Society Annual Conference, which Dave Samson of Chevron and his committee convened, but by the resounding feeling that there has never been a better time to be in...

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Oct 06

Donald Trump: A model for authentic advocacy?

Alan Marks

Donald Trump | Photo - Gage Skidmore Presidential election cycles offer invaluable lessons for CCOs. And the 2016 race is destined to be a master class. Modern presidential campaigns are innovation labs for the trends transforming our roles –...

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Sep 29

Welcome to the Chinese Century?

Arthur W. Page Society

With the turbulence of the Chinese economy as a backdrop, Day 3 of the Page Annual Conference is all about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in this burgeoning and increasingly crucial market. To succeed in China, businesses need to...

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Sep 29

How CCOs Lead on Culture, Income Inequality, Diversity and Innovation

Arthur W. Page Society

The first half of Day 2 focused on the very tangible implications of fairly intangible issues. Some questions to ponder: How will we make sure that our enterprises are mindful of the distinct cultural sensibilities of those with whom we...

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