Stories and Strategies from Real Life: 7/29/16

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Some of the best learning happens when you read stories about real people and real companies. Read them for ideas, for lessons, and inspiration. This week’s stories and strategies from real life are about Ecolab, Dollar Shave Club, Peloton, BiKASE, and Toro. From Dee DePass: For Ecolab, supplying small brewers pays  »  Read More

Don’t read another leadership book

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Here’s a news flash. The worst leaders aren’t bad because they don’t know what they should do. Great leaders aren’t great because they read the most books. You’re judged based on what you do. So before you spring for another leadership book, here are some things to try. Touch base a lot Great leadership is built  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 7/27/16

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

By and About Leaders: 7/26/16

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I think that one of the best ways to learn leadership isn’t studying “leadership” at all. Instead, study individual leaders in their natural habitat and decide what they do that you want to try. Articles by and about leaders and interviews with them are mini-case studies that show you an actual leader in  »  Read More

Business Book Classic: Moments of Truth

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For a long time, we didn’t have to worry about business book “classics” because there just weren’t that many business books. Today gazillions of business books are published every year. Some are great, others are horrid, and the vast majority are mediocre. It’s the bell curve at work. That’s why it’s worth  »  Read More

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 7/25/16

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Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms, to start off your work week. I’m pointing you to articles about leadership, strategy, industries, innovation, women and work, and work and learning now and in the future. Highlights  »  Read More

Stories and Strategies from Real Life: 7/22/16

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Some of the best learning happens when you read stories about real people and real companies. Read them for ideas, for lessons, and inspiration. This week’s stories and strategies from real life are about Social Finance, Mazda, Amazon, Kodak, and Yahoo. From Peter Rudegeair and Telis Demos: Slump Might Turn Anti-Bank  »  Read More

Getting better three ways

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You can get better at almost anything. It’s not talent as much as concentrated effort that makes you good. At least, that’s how I read the research. So, don’t just sit there and think about how you’d like to be better. Get up, put a plan together, and get better. “Better at what?” I hear you cry. Here are three  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 7/20/16

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

By and About Leaders: 7/19/16

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I think that one of the best ways to learn leadership isn’t studying “leadership” at all. Instead, study individual leaders in their natural habitat and decide what they do that you want to try. Articles by and about leaders and interviews with them are mini-case studies that show you an actual leader in  »  Read More

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