Tuesday, January 7

Jan03 3sixT Update 

We're living out the mixed blessing:
"May you live in interesting times."

Let's get to the good stuff:

January 7, 2003 Blog Contents
* Must Read: Innovation Now!
* 360 Creativity in Business at UArts
* Leading People Through Change at the Philly Chamber
* 360's current projects
* News you can use

* Must Read: Innovation Now!

In the December issue of FAST COMPANY, Gary Hamel
has written a terrific piece that is right on target about
what's wrong with the back-to-basics business mindset.

Conventional wisdom says to get back to basics.
Conventional wisdom says to cut costs.
Conventional wisdom is doomed.
The winners are the innovators who are making bold thinking
an everyday part of doing business.

Read the full story here:

* 360 Creativity in Business at UArts

David is delivering the full 10-week Creativity in
Business program in partnership with the
University of the Arts starting February 11, 2003.

Here is the program description straight from the UArts
site - at a cost that is 90%, that's right - NINETY PERCENT -
DISCOUNTED from the corporate per person rate. Talk about a


I'll let my friend Tom Peters have the last word on this:

"New approaches to doing business were once considered a
luxury, but now constant, rapid re-creating of our firms is
a matter of survival. This exceptional [program] not only
tells us that we can do it, but that it will even be fun.
This one could have been called "The Joy of Business."
-- Tom Peters


* Leading People Through Change at the Philly Chamber

Join us on January 30, 2003 for "Leading People Through
Change" at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
This interactive and application-oriented workshop is one of
our most popular offerings, and now the Chamber and 360 are
working together to offer it to as wide an audience as

Save the date - January 30, 2003 8:30am-11:30am


* 360's current projects

We're currently reaching out to or working with the
following organizations:

- ING Direct
- Binney and Smith
- Philadelphia Parking Authority
- Comed Communications
- ArmandScott
- The Barter Connection
- Tri-County Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors


* News you can use

We have collected and/or written a wide variety of
articles on the following topics. Only the first two
have made it up to the website -- check out the new
MEDIA CENTER tab at http://www.360phila.com -- but feel
free to email or call if you'd like me to send you a
copy of the others prior to their public debut:

* Is There a Formula for Leadership Success?
* Marketing is Everyone's Business
* 7 Steps to Success Establishing a Corporate University
* Calculating the True Costs of Employee Turnover
* Making the Business Case for HR/OD/Training
* The Bottom Line Value of Creativity in Business
* Training and OD Bookshelf Recommendations
* Questions to Ask a Potential Training Company

Thanks for reading!
Drop me a line with ideas for future content, and
I'll get to work on it!

-- David

David Newman, Director
360 Philadelphia
The Creative Way to Better Business(tm)

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