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July 10, 2017 by Marshall Goldsmith
battle
Put on a great show. Be the consummate professional. Learn to keep developing your ability to perform. In other words, be like Frances Hesselbein, the former executive director of the Girl Scouts of America.
productivity
"Concentration is the key to economic results… Economic results require managers concentrate their efforts on the smallest number of products, product lines, services, customers, markets, distributive channels, end-uses, and so on, that will produce the largest amount of revenue." —Peter F. DruckerEditor's Note:To dominate you have to...
turbine
So many large corporations think gobbling up a young, fresh startup is their ticket to disruption.
June 14, 2017 by Greg Beaufait
Minneapolis
Silicon Valley, with its products, software, smarts, and change-the-world scale, has produced some of the most meaningful transformations of business and personal lives of the last two decades. The iPhone’s success has allowed ideas to spread faster than ever before, and the unrelenting power of social media, from which literal revolutions have...
June 12, 2017 by Chris Luo
Chris Luo
David Brooks, in his recent column This Century is Broken in the New York Times, describes what many of us have felt over the past six months—that the 21st century is shaping up to be disastrous.We’re divided as a nation along racial, geographic, and economic lines. Per capita income growth is stagnating, particularly in the middle...
May 25, 2017 by David Kung
David Kung
In The Effective Executive, Peter F. Drucker wrote: “Effective executives find themselves asking other people in their organization, their superiors, their subordinates, but above all their colleagues in other areas: ‘What contribution from me do you require to make your contribution to the organization? When do you need this, how do you need it,...
cybersecurity
It's time for all executives to rethink how they hire, attract and retain cybersecurity professionals.
May 14, 2017 by Blake Morgan
call center
The following is an excerpt from Blake Morgan's new book More is More. Get your own copy by clicking here. Today’s digital environment is increasingly complex. Customers are using new channels faster than brands can establish a presence on those channels, and by the time a brand has mastered engagement on one channel, customers are...
innovation
Senior-level management must create a system for enabling the conversion of a new idea into operating reality.
success
Editor's Note: "No other area," wrote Peter F. Drucker, "offers richer opportunities for successful innovation than the unexpected success." He viewed the unexpected success as a product or service embedded within the business that was not recognized immediately for its true value. According to Drucker, successful innovators are...
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