Nan S. Russell
Author & Speaker

All posts in July, 2013

I’ve been a little preoccupied recently finishing the manuscript for my new book, Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation (Nov 2013). But I’m happy to say, it’s now in the hands of my publisher, Career Press.Teenagers - Whispering a Secret

I wasn’t posting much while engrossed in book writing, but when I happened upon things I wanted to share with you, I noted them down. Here are a few I collected:

  • What will tomorrow’s leaders be like? A study of 64,000 people in 13 countries offers clues in this Fast Company article by John Gerzema, “Tomorrow’s Leaders Will be Flexible, Selfless, and Ready to Collaborate.” Sounds a lot like being a titleless leader.


I’m a colleague of Nan’s. She just finished writing her new book, Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture that Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation; so I offered to write a blog post so she could relax a bit.

In a few days Americans will be celebrating, Independence Day on July 4th. Grunge American flagThere will be parades, picnics, fireworks and baseball games in campgrounds, neighborhoods, small towns and big cities. I thought it was a perfect time to consider the words of some independent thinkers.

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson
  • “It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”– Albert Einstein
  • “The best thing about the future (continue reading →)