Posts tagged: Instinct

  • What is instinct?—Part 2:

    When Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks, talks about how he and his wife went on vacation in the 80’s to Europe, he noticed that in Italy, France and England, just about everyone had the habit of going from home, to work, to a “third place” (café or pub) before going back home. He recognized an… Read more »

  • What is Instinct?—Part 1:

    A few years ago, I was giving a presentation on memes to a room full of executive search consultants, some of whom had over 20 years of experience placing presidents and senior executives into leadership positions. I asked this room of almost 30 consultants, “In your experience, what is the one quality that matters the… Read more »