Superintelligent takeover

A powerful artificial intelligence system could march where human superpowers feared to tread, discovers Ben Walker [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Time was when the United States was the only nuclear power. In the four years immediately following the end of World War II, Washington, having developed and used the … Read more

Dialogue Classic: Podcast – Bill Cohen talks about the legendary Peter Drucker

William A Cohen

LID Publishing talks to author Bill Cohen about his latest book on Peter Drucker’s consulting principles. In this episode Bill discusses the strategies and genius behind Drucker’s innovative approach to management. Bill Cohen’s books have been published 23 languages. As a speaker, Cohen has spoken on five continents, and executives from more than 50 foreign … Read more

Reach for the Spike

René Carayol’s Spike urges readers to find not just their strengths, but the very essence of who they are, writes Kirsten Levermore “Everyone is a winner.
 There need never be any losers anymore.” These opening words of René Carayol’s Spike have a page all to themselves; the silence surrounding them is as powerful as the … Read more

How a great consultant climbed the mountain

Herbert Henzler’s autobiography gives intimate insight into the man who defines consultancy at its finest, writes Kirsten Levermore Herbert Henzler has climbed the mountain, bridged the chasms and taken in views at the summit. In his autobiography, Pushing the Boundaries, he tells the story of how he did it, why he did it and, on looking back, what he would have done differently. “I wanted … Read more

Leading business philosopher Anders Indset rocks DES 2017

Who do you call when you need to kick off the world’s biggest digital conference? A speaker with talent, a wealth of knowledge, and that extra special star power. The privilege of opening this week’s DES|Digital Business World Congress in Madrid was awarded to business philosopher and Dialogue contributor, Anders “Rockstar” Indset. A well-established name … Read more

Three things successful people do

If you’ve read my best-selling book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, you know that most of us are successful in spite of certain behaviors. For instance, most highly successful people have the bad habit of Winning Too Much. Winning too much is the #1 challenge for most people, because it underlies nearly every … Read more

Kiss the business blarney stone

  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] There is more to eloquence than soaring rhetoric and polished spin We have a slightly ambivalent attitude to those who excel at public speaking. One can be too slick: who wants to be thought of as ‘all spin’ or ‘too clever by half’? In The Gift … Read more

Humans will weather the technology storm

  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] History teaches that the human race learns to cope with technological disruption. They just forget that when it’s happening, finds Scott M. Bourke  Enter Nicklas Bergman. His book Surviving the Tech Storm provides some perspective on our present malaise. Bergman’s ambition is to help the reader … Read more

The capitalism of give and take

  Reciprocity – not self interest – is the key to business success, finds Kate Cooper  When Charles Hampden-Turner and Fons Trompenaars critique different forms of free enterprise, they demonstrate a genuine respect for difference and an intent to find positives. The nine models of wealth creation they examine begin with the Anglo-American system, and … Read more