Strategic Partnership with Linkage

Press Release… Stephen M. Shapiro Joins Linkage in Elite Partnership Business Consultant to Bring Methodology on Innovative Culture to Linkage’s Clients Burlington, MA (PRWEB) February 02, 2012 Linkage, a global leadership development company, announced its partnership with...

“Best Practices Are Stupid” Named Best Innovation & Creativity Book of 2011

I am excited and honored to announce that my book, Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition, was just named the best “innovation and creativity” book of 2011 by 800-CEO-READ.  Winners in other categories include Jim Collins, Gary Vaynerchuk,...

Major Licensing Deal Signed

As some of you know, my 2012 business strategy is to license my content in a number of creative ways. We already licensed Personality Poker in a variety of languages and to a number of trainers.  The Dutch translation is the most recent version and will be available in January....

“Best Practices Are Stupid” Named One of the Best in 2011

I’m pleased that the American Express OPEN Forum (via Matthew E. May) selected Best Practices Are Stupid as one of the top 15 books of 2011.  Check out the complete list Also, Best Practices Are Stupid  was selected as one of the “Top-Drawer Business Books of...

Website Updated

You may have noticed that we redid this website.  The content from www.stupidpractices.com has been moved here.  We now highlight all 5 of my books on the top as well as more prominent links to buy them in the right sidebar.  And the overall design has been cleaned up and...

Best Practices Are Stupid on ABC News…and more

My new book, Best Practices Are Stupid, has been all over the news lately.  Here’s just a small sample… Interview on ABC News (click video above) Review on Fortune.com - “Why your company (probably) can’t innovate” Best Practices Are Stupid on the...

My New Mantra

Chris Martin created this cool graphic that is the mantra for my new book.  As you can see, it includes the url for our soon to be launched website.

One Week Until My New Book is Available

In one week (September 29th), my new book will be available in book stores, online, and on the Kindle. It is published by Penguin’s Portfolio imprint.  For those of you who are new to this blog, here’s a description… Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to...

Read our Change This Manifesto

Today, the good folks at ChangeThis.com published my Personality Poker manifesto.  It is a quick read that will provide you some of my thoughts on why organizations struggle to become innovative…and what can be done about it. Read it/download it here Here’s the...

The New Personality Poker Cards are Available!

The Personality Poker book is available in 6 weeks and 2 days. But starting today, you can buy the new and improved Personality Poker cards from the “Change This” site.  These are the guys who bring you the Change This manifestos. For the past few years, we have been...