Playing chicken need not be aggressively competitive or even the best way to have productive chickens or a workplace. A better approach is to engender cooperation and contentment to breed the most productive hens. Professor William M. Muir, the evolutionary biologist at Purdue University, has focused his research on group behavior and measuring productivity. In […]
Interview with Kate Vitasek by World Class Performer published 12 April 2021. Here’s the link: https://worldclassperformer.com/short-life-lessons-from-kate-vitasek/
Video/Podcast with EP Business in Hospitality on 6 April 2021 Link: https://www.epinsights.co.uk/ep-videos/uncut-and-in-conversation-with-kate-vitasek-a-founding-force-for-vested/
These days trust in our compatriots and in our institutions is what we need the most, but sadly, it seems like there is a lot less of it. One person who believed deeply in the value of trust, George Shultz, former Secretary of State and longtime government servant who died at age 101 in February […]
Article on RFPartner collaborative bidding by Kate Vitasel published in Intelligent Sourcing on 19 March 2021. Link: https://www.intelligentsourcing.net/the-path-to-collaborative-bidding/
J&J, Merck collaborate on Covid-19 vaccine production.
Contracts should embrace a firm grasp of guiding principles as the foundation of business interactions.
The Vested method puts trust in the contract Article on Vested by Audrey Freel. Link: http://workplacemagazine.fr/Actualites/Fiche/8714432#.YBfMJehKhPa
The Depression-era economist and political scientist, Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950), worried about the stagnation of capitalism and globalization long before globalization was a thing (and he wondered whether capitalism would even survive). The term “creative destruction” that Schumpeter championed was a way to describe a process in which the old ways of doing things are destroyed and […]
In one of his recent blogs, Seth Godin wrote about the interesting dynamics of tradeoffs, for instance, making a laptop more powerful will probably affect battery life and its weight. So, trade-offs can be a sort of magic if done right —or a double-edged sword, good for some, not so good for others. I submit that […]