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Unconventional Thinking for an Unpredictable Economy

By , March 12, 2014
Co-authors of the The New York Times bestseller Freakonomics and its sequel SuperFreakonomics, Steve Levitt and Stephen ... Read More

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5 Difficult Workplace Types and How to Get Them to Cooperate

By , March 7, 2014
The workplace is filled with difficult personalities--bullies, know-it-alls, rumor mongers... Our fallback reaction ... Read More

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How Microsoft’s Global Search Ended at Home

By , March 6, 2014
With the announcement of Satya Nadella as its new chief executive, Microsoft's global search for a new leader ended ... Read More

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The High Cost of Lies at Work and What Leaders Can Do About It

By , March 5, 2014
Lies in the workplace are expensive. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, a typical organiz... Read More

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Creating Moments of Impact: Using Sparklines for Strategic Conversations

By , March 4, 2014
Resonate is one of my favorite books. As a professor of innovation at the MBA in Design Strategy, I teach its core ... Read More

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Why So Many Leadership Programs Ultimately Fail

By , February 28, 2014
The topic in the executive committee meeting turned to Europe. The technology company, Alentix*, was doing well and ... Read More

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Why We Hate Strategy

By , February 26, 2014
I have to admit, the general attitude toward strategy – as boring, soulless and impractical – is a puzzle to me. In ... Read More

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Stories of Drive, Complexity and Success

By , February 25, 2014
Navigating the turbulence, she said, is all about leadership. "We don't need more information. We need leaders who can ... Read More

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To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure

By , February 24, 2014
"We need more innovation around here. We need people to think more creatively and be more entrepreneurial. I've been ... Read More

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How Leaders Can Get More Done Through Others: How Micromanagement Can Kill Productivity and Creativity

By , February 21, 2014
If you want to destroy worker initiative, blast a hole in productivity, and scribble the bottom line with red ink, ... Read More

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Leadership and Talent: The Challenges Ahead

By , February 17, 2014
Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, a highly sought-after top global expert on hiring and promotion decisions, took the stage at ... Read More

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Strategic Alignment is Critical to High Performance

By , February 13, 2014
In business, we measure success by the bottom line, or as I've heard some people put it, "We keep score with dollars." ... Read More