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Book Review: Leadership 2030

It used to be enough for a business leader to attempt to research and anticipate trends in business. Two executives from Hay Group, Georg Vielmetter and Yvonne Sell, make a strong argument for the importance

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Book Review: The Learned Disciplines of Management

The ability to turn around a struggling business is a skill honed in the fires of a business inferno. Specialists in this process hope to be successful a handful of times throughout their careers. Jim

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Three New Summaries to Unlock the Door to More Success

The barrier between standard and extraordinary leadership can be symbolized by a door. At a certain point in your career, particularly if you’ve acquired a degree of success, you’ll find yourself trying to unlock the

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Book Review: Platform

Trying to get the message of your company or brand heard in today’s social media environment is equivalent to trying to hear an ant’s footsteps while seated next to a jet turbine. The secret, according

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Book Review: Choosing Change

Change is a business topic that generates both fear and excitement among readers. Executives are being constantly reminded that the pace of change is ever increasing. The business impact of not being able to stay

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Book Review: Coaching for Breakthrough Success

There is a tendency among some executive readers to file certain subjects under the label of “soft skills.” Quietly, however, these alleged soft skills drive everything from sales to customer relationships to brand identity. They

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Book Review: The 80/20 Manager

As far as obvious statements go, Richard Koch penned one of the best in any business book when he wrote, “Work is overwhelming.” Fortunately, he sets the hook he baited for readers by following his

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Book Review: Disciplined Entrepreneurship

Human history has seen certain occupations lifted to a pedestal during a particular era. What explorers were to the Age of Discovery and artists were to the Renaissance, entrepreneurs now occupy places of highest esteem

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Book Review: Finding Allies, Building Alliances

The stakeholders in a given industry today could represent a wide variety of nations, backgrounds and business interests. What’s needed to move from mere functionality to progress and, ultimately, success is the ability to bridge

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Three New Summaries for Collaboration, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

There are a number of skills that are required among a company’s leadership team to enable the organization to succeed. If you are an entrepreneur, your leadership team might consist of a single person: you.

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