From the Independent Business Blogs: 9/20/17

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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

Leaders and Strategies in Real Life: 9/19/17

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Instead of studying leadership, why not spend some time studying leaders and strategies in the wild? You can learn a lot from leadership experts, but you always see the leader and what he or she does through the expert’s personal lens. Supplement that learning with studying real leaders in real life situations and draw  »  Read More

Book Review: Competing Against Luck

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Most observers agree that the percentage of new products that succeed is small and that the percentage of products that succeed extravagantly is vanishingly small. Among those same observers, there are two theories about to come up with successful products. One theory holds that new product success is a matter of luck. The  »  Read More

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 9/18/17

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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

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Care for the people

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You have two jobs as a boss. One is accomplishing the mission. The other is caring for the people. Here are three ways to care. Care for the people by keeping them safe. That means safe from you, the Powers that Be, the environment, each other, and themselves. Care for the people by helping them succeed. Help them succeed  »  Read More

Leadership: Stamp Out Assholes Now!

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If you’ve ever had a really bad boss, you know what it’s like. When I worked for my version of the Worst Boss Ever, it affected just about everything. We spent a lot of time playing defense and trying to stay out of our boss’s way. After one of his grandiose lectures, or abusive tantrums, it took us a long time to  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 9/13/17

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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

Leaders and Strategies in Real Life: 9/12/17

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Instead of studying leadership, why not spend some time studying leaders and strategies in the wild? You can learn a lot from leadership experts, but you always see the leader and what he or she does through the expert’s personal lens. Supplement that learning with studying real leaders in real life situations and draw  »  Read More

How to get the most value from a business book

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Reading business books is a huge investment of time and money, so you want to get the most value you can from the books you read. That starts by being intentional about the books you choose to invest in and it continues through your reading process. I asked the members of our Intentional Reading Panel what they did to get  »  Read More

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 9/11/17

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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

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