“Something is happening, and it affects us all. A global revolution is changing business and business is changing the world.” That was how cofounders Bill Taylor and Alan Webber introduced Fast Company to readers in November 1995. “A new generation is rewriting the rules of business,” they added, and they emblazoned these new tenets on the cover: Work Is Personal. Computing Is Social. Knowledge Is Power. Break the Rules. advertisement advertisement Taylor and Webber’s manifesto proved prescient. But 25 years later, as society confronts a global pandemic, the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, and demands to end systemic racism (on top of climate change and growing income inequality), it’s time to rewrite the rules yet again. Some changes had begun before the existential crises of 2020—hourly wage hikes, pledges to lower carbon footprints—but they were largely reactive, and not adopted broadly enough to meet this moment. Taylor, who has gone on to write three books about leadership, recently said, “It’s hard to sustain a great company in a deeply troubled society, to build a healthy corporate culture in a world where so many people struggle with discrimination, lack of access to healthcare, and a planet that keeps getting… Read full this story
- POLITICO London Playbook, presented by The Boeing Company: Shifting sands — The final movement — Kim in Vietnam
- 101 of the most incredible Plymouth women
- Brexit latest news: Theresa May to hold third 'meaningful vote' on her deal after MPs vote to extend Article 50
- Theresa May to hold third 'meaningful vote' on her Brexit deal after MPs vote to extend Article 50
The New New Rules of Business: Fast Company’s Advice for the Next 25 Years have 275 words, post on www.fastcompany.com at October 13, 2020. This is cached page on Business Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.