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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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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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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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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

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Addressing the Key Challenges Facing America Today

By , January 30, 2014
"Change is the only constant these days, and leaders need to lead through the tumultuous change businesses, countries ... Read More

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Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalization and Shaping the Future

By , January 22, 2014
"Why is the world economy not doing better? Have things gone wrong because the politicians have failed?" asked Gordon ... Read More

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3 Questions From a King

By , January 17, 2014
With Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday being honored next week, we took a moment to reflect upon the man and his ... Read More

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Sustaining an Ownership Culture: How to Achieve Results Together

By , January 16, 2014
Carlos Brito, Chief Executive Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of the world's top five consumer products companies, ... Read More

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The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination

By , January 7, 2014
A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers. I ... Read More

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Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

By , January 6, 2014
Setting strategy is elegant. It's a clean and sophisticated process of collecting and analyzing data, generating ... Read More

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Protect Your Assets! An Executive’s First Priority

By , January 2, 2014
What is your company's first priority? If you're like many executives, your answer is likely to be "sales," "profits," ... Read More