168 results for tag: Peer & Expert Insights


Building a Resume in an Age of Distraction

A friend recently sent along a copy of his resume, asking for input, reactions and referrals to executive recruiters. At first glance, this person's resume seemed quite impressive. At three pages, it was a bit long, but it did a nice job of laying out his ...
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Rebecca Henderson: Building the Sustainable Organization – Innovation, Values and the Bottom Line

Co-director of the Business and Environment Initiative at Harvard, Rebecca Henderson makes the business case for corporate commitments to sustainability and how they may increasingly require new innovations and the cultures to create them. In this exclus...
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How Great Leaders Structure and Manage the Teams Around Them

Every organization has a formal group of leaders who run the company. It's a group that is comprised of anywhere from six to more than one dozen leaders. But when you look deeper to see how is actually working with the boss to make important decisions, that ...
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Managing Vision and Culture: The Makings of a Global Brand

Howard Schultz, the former kid from Canarsie, is now mostly known as the king of coffee, but he set his sights beyond Starbucks with social initiatives for cutting the debt, creating jobs and healthcare accessibility. In just four years, Schultz took ...
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A Fresh Look at Building Trusted and Sustainable Relationships

"Think about what it takes for you to trust someone. Think about what they've done over time to build that trust," suggested Sue Reynolds-Frost, director of client services at The Speaker's Choice, a spoken communication training and consulting firm, during ...
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Liberate Creativity by Limiting It

Will Rogers was once asked by a reporter how he would deal with the German U-Boat problem during World War II. "By boiling the ocean," he said. "But how would you do that?" asked the reporter. "I'm just the idea man here," said Rogers. "Get someone else ...
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World Innovation Forum Executive Summary 2012

"Don't intentionally piss people off, but don't be afraid.""I believed if I worked with and for my passion, it wouldn't be work. It was true. "There's anxiety about bringing games to workplaces. "The role of the creative leader is not to have all of the ...
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Adaptability Becoming an Even Better Predictor of Executive Success

Over the past four years, nearly every company has had to confront the challenge of change in all its forms. From the need to shift to a new business model, serving new customers, doing more with less and getting creative when it comes to meeting financial ...
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Exclusive Insights from Some of the World’s Best Business Minds

As an ExecuNet member, you appreciate access to serious business leaders. I've likewise come to appreciate that access, especially when it puts me face-to-face with some of the world's sharpest business thinkers, innovators and management leaders, people like ...
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Build Your Company and Executive Brand with Digital Marketing Strategies

Today's business world is increasingly digital. It's imperative that today's leaders understand how to build both their company and their executive brand within that digital environment. David Dunne, founder and CEO of digital agency Velocidi, and Margaret ...
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How Do Executives Manage Too Many Priorities?

Trying to do more with less? Being pulled in too many directions? A growing list of priorities competing for attention? This is post-recession executive life where companies with limited resources are demanding too much from leaders and managers, fast-track...
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Understand How “Big Data” Can Drive Organizational Transformation and Your Career

Data and analytics, the ability to understand and use that data, are key drivers to business transformation and success. Unfortunately, not all business leaders know how to make the most of their data. Those leaders gained some insight into transforming ...
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