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Has The Dust Settled For Uber? Five Lessons From A Unicorn’s Premature Demise

It feels like only yesterday when the investment world looked up to Uber as the consummate Unicorn. Venture and private capital investors elbowed each other trying to be chosen for the opportunity to hand the company their billion dollars to... Learn More »
April 22, 2018

Jack Welch's 6 Tips For Managing Employees

Jack Welch spoke to Stephen Dubner for the new episode of Freakonomics Radio's "Secret Life of CEOs" series, which was just released: http://freakonomics.com/ceosOne thing that came up repeatedly during their hour-long conversation is what... Learn More »
April 22, 2018
growth

Drucker's 8 Principles of Successful Leadership

About thirty years ago, I initiated a study called the Combat Leadership Study. I was inspired to find the most challenging scenarios and leaders who were successful in those situations. This included management functions in business and other... Learn More »
April 15, 2018
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The First Law of Creating OKRs

OKRs have been proven to help overcome many vexing challenges that plague modern organizations.For example, they can: foster teamwork and collaboration, drive engagement through their mix of top-down and bottom-up development, and ensure your focus... Learn More »
April 15, 2018
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High-Performance Key Account Management: Handling Your Most Critical Customers

IntroductionIn the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, companies slashed costs to gain profits. After trimming the bottom line to the bone, attention shifted to the top line. Selling became mission-critical, especially in the area of Key... Learn More »
April 8, 2018

Marketing Is Business: The Wisdom Of Peter Drucker

I have been using a lot of Peter Drucker quotes in blogs and presentations since I entered marketing over 18 years ago. But recently someone asked me when and where Drucker said some of these things, particularly:The aim of marketing is to know... Learn More »
April 8, 2018
innovation

Ed's Ink: Best Kept Secrets Of Successful Innovation

Tomorrow's job inevitably attempts to create entirely new businesses, entirely new business models, entirely new products, entirely new markets, entirely new operating methods of more than trivial dimensions.Today's job is to continuously... Learn More »
March 28, 2018
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How To Be Successful vs. How To Be Useful

Recently I had the distinct privilege to spend two days at the United States Military Academy – the Nation’s premier leader development institution and coincidentally, my former place of employment for the better part of 10 years - with several of... Learn More »
March 18, 2018
accountability

The 4 Roles of Accountability Within Your Company

The following excerpt is from Riaz Khadem and Linda Khadem’s book Total Alignment. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBoundWhen determining accountability within your company, there are two groups that... Learn More »
March 18, 2018
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Does Your Brand Attract Star Employees?

by Nate Dvorak and Robert Gabsa of Gallup Many star employees are probably ready to leave their companies. Is your business prepared to attract them?Fifty-four percent of Americans say now is a "good time" to find a quality job. This marks... Learn More »
March 18, 2018
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