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How the Best Leaders Build Trust (Covey)

How the Best Leaders Build Trust (Covey)

From:leadershipnow.com Date: May 2009 Direct Link:http://www.leadershipnow.com/CoveyOnTrust.html Excerpt: Almost everywhere we turn, trust is on the decline. Trust in our culture at large, in our institutions, and in our companies is significantly lower than a generation ago. Research shows that only 49% of employees trust... read more
The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better At Absolutely Everything

The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better At Absolutely Everything

From: fastcompany.com Date: December 2012 Direct Link:http://www.fastcompany.com/3003945/one-conversational-tool-will-make-you-better-absolutely-everything Excerpt: Ask yourself: If you could interview like Walter Cronkite, would you get more value from your meetings? Would your mentors become more valuable? Would your chance encounters with executives in elevators and thought leaders in conferences yield... read more
How to Present to Senior Executives

How to Present to Senior Executives

From: hrb.org Date: October 2012 Direct Link: https://hbr.org/2012/10/how-to-present-to-senior-execu Excerpt: Senior executives are one of the toughest crowds you’ll face as a presenter. They’re incredibly impatient because their schedules are jam-packed — and they have to make lots of high-stakes decisions, often with little time to... read more
Co-creation: How to Harness It For Your Business

Co-creation: How to Harness It For Your Business

From: entrepreneur.com Date: July 2011 Direct Link:http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220051 Excerpt: Innovation isn't just about the end result. It's also about the experience. The concept of co-creation has been around for years. In the late 1990s, authors Joseph Pine and James Gilmore dubbed it the "experience economy," in which... read more
Building the Co-Created Enterprise

Building the Co-Created Enterprise

From: hrb.org Date: October 2010 Direct Link: https://hbr.org/2010/10/building-the-co-creative-enterprise Excerpt: Virtually all companies worry about their customers’ experiences with their products and services. But how many care about the experiences of their other stakeholders who directly or indirectly shape customers’ experiences—from employees, suppliers, and distributors,... read more
The Secret of Enduring Greatness

The Secret of Enduring Greatness

From: jimcollins.com Date: May 2008 Direct Link: http://www.jimcollins.com/article_topics/articles/secret-of-enduring-greatness.html Excerpt: I don't know how many times I've had the Fortune 500 presented to me as Exhibit A by those who argue that it's time to give up on a 20th–century American idea. Forget about building great companies... read more
8 Effective Email Marketing Strategies, Backed by Science

8 Effective Email Marketing Strategies, Backed by Science

From: blog.bufferapp.com Date: October 2013 Direct Link: https://blog.bufferapp.com/8-effective-email-strategies-backed-by-research Excerpt: The cutthroat inbox of your standard consumer roils with marketing messages, competitive subject lines, and scores of attention-seeking emails. With over 144 billion emails sent each and every day, email marketing remains one of the elite channels... read more
The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

From: hbr.com Date: January 2014 Direct Link: https://hbr.org/2014/01/the-big-lie-of-strategic-planning Excerpt: All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy entails making decisions... read more
How the Mighty Fall

How the Mighty Fall

From: jimcollins.com Date: May 2009 Direct Link: http://www.jimcollins.com/article_topics/articles/a-primer-on-the-warning-signs.html Excerpt: In Autumn 2004, I received a phone call from Frances Hesselbein, founding president of the Leader to Leader Institute. "The Conference Board and the Leader to Leader Institute would like you to come to West Point... read more
Don’t Let Strategy Become Planning

Don’t Let Strategy Become Planning

From: hbr.com Date: February 2013 Direct Link: https://hbr.org/2013/02/dont-let-strategy-become-plan Excerpt: I must have heard the words “we need to create a strategic plan” at least an order of magnitude more times than I have heard “we need to create a strategy.” This is because most... read more
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