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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

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If You Don’t Control It, You Don’t Own It

By , December 19, 2013
Not all executives fully understand or appreciate what a powerful management tool "control" is, until something goes ... Read More

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Consider Not Setting Goals

By , December 17, 2013
"Sophia, Daniel," I yelled across the apartment at my seven-year-old and five-year-old who were playing together in ... Read More

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Understanding the Five Levels of Business Success and What They Mean for You and Your Company

By , December 2, 2013
  Remember that song "The Circle of Life" from The Lion King? It reminds us that everyone is born, grows up, ... Read More

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Ugly, Uncomfortable and Weird… But Successful

By , November 18, 2013
Michael Martin of footwear company Vibram, gave a captivating presentation at the 2013 World Innovation Forum in which ... Read More

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From the Hands of the Few into the Hands of the Many

By , November 11, 2013
While he served as the Chief Information Officer of the United States government, Vivek Kundra was charged with ... Read More

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Nadal is Strong Enough to Cry. Are You?

By , November 5, 2013
Rafael Nadal, who won the US Open for the second time, is my hero. His athleticism is extraordinary. His focus is ... Read More

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The Science of Innovation

By , October 22, 2013
Business leaders in every industry need to come to terms with a simple fact, said Larry Keeley, a globally recognized ... Read More