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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

12/10/14 12 October, 2014 0 Comments 1 note

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team


The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Summary

A Leadership Fable

To create a functioning team, build trust, willingness to confront, commitment, accountability and focus. Here’s how.

The Story, in Brief

The new CEO of Decision Tech, Kathryn Peterson, is trying to cope with an executive

team in chaos. She must muster her personal strength to diagnose what has gone wrong with her…

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Crossing the Chasm PDF Summmary

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Crossing the Chasm PDF Summmary


Download Crossing the Chasm Summary PDF Building Bridges

Technology buttresses America’s global competitiveness. But to remain competitive, companies must market new technology properly to key audiences. So much rides on this factor that entire companies have failed after a few quarters of declining sales triggered negative signals to equity analysts, thus shortening the…

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On Becoming a Leader

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On Becoming a Leader


Leadership rests on three key lessons:

  1. Staying with the status quo won’t work,
  2. The key to competitive advantage is a leader’s ability to create a social architecture that can generate intellectual capital and
  3. Followers need direction, trust and hope from their leaders. Trust is pivotal for present and future leaders.

Success depends on ideas, relationships and adventure.…

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Les dix modèles d’innovation: Rigueur et innovation

1/10/14 1 October, 2014 0 Comments 0 notes

Les dix modèles d’innovation: Rigueur et innovation


Innover ou mourir

L’innovation dé­signe ‘la créa­tion d’une nou­velle offre viable’. Comme la plu­part des en­tre­prises ne savent pas com­ment in­no­ver, leurs pro­jets no­va­teurs sont gé­né­ra­le­ment voués à l’échec. Pour sa­voir com­ment dé­ve­lop­per l’innovation or­ga­ni­sa­tion­nelle, la so­cié­té de conseil Do­blin a étu­dié 2 000 in­no­va­tions dif­fé­rentes à…

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stratégie océan bleu: Comment créer de nouveaux espaces stratégiques

1/10/14 1 October, 2014 0 Comments 0 notes

stratégie océan bleu: Comment créer de nouveaux espaces stratégiques


Embarquez avec Starbucks et Curves et hissez les voiles vers des mers inexplorées ! Éviter l’océan rouge

La mise en place des stra­té­gies et ob­jec­tifs d’entreprise fait sou­vent ap­pel à des mé­ta­phores is­sues du vo­ca­bu­laire mi­li­taire et se ré­sument bien sou­vent à cette image : le mar­ché est un champ de ba­taille où les concur­rents s’affrontent avec vio­lence.…

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Договориться можно обо всем!

1/10/14 1 October, 2014 0 Comments 0 notes

Договориться можно обо всем!

Секреты мастерства для тех, кто боится переговоров и всегда идет на уступки. Как са­мые луч­шие пе­ре­го­вор­щи­ки ста­но­вят­ся Осла­ми и Овцами

Мы все когда-то бы­ли от­лич­ны­ми пе­ре­го­вор­щи­ка­ми… по­то­му что бы­ли детьми. Де­ти без­жа­лост­ны, не склон­ны к ре­флек­сии, не зна­ют сло­ва “ком­про­мисс”, пре­крас­но ви­дят сла­бые сто­ро­ны ро­ди­те­лей и уме­ют ими поль­зо­вать­ся. Они…

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Длинный хвост: Эффективная модель бизнеса в Интернете

28/09/14 28 September, 2014 0 Comments 0 notes
Раньше и сейчас

В 1970-80-е го­ды на му­зы­каль­ной сце­не без­раз­дель­но гос­под­ство­ва­ли ме­га­хи­ты Майк­ла Джек­со­на и Eagles. Ком­мер­че­ски успеш­ны­ми в те вре­ме­на бы­ли лишь са­мые по­пу­ляр­ные те­ле­шоу, ки­но­филь­мы и ис­пол­ни­те­ли. Толь­ко хи­ты га­ран­ти­ро­ва­ли со­зда­те­лям при­быль в эпо­ху рас­цве­та мас­со­вой куль­ту­ры. Од­на­ко се­го­дня си­ту­а­ция иная.…

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Epic Content Marketing Summary

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Epic Content Marketing Summary

Epic content marketing builds brand loyalty and sustained sales. Epic Content Marketing 2 Minutes Summary
  1. Educational, informational and entertaining content builds loyal audiences and sustained sales.
  2. Companies have created and distributed customized content for more than 100 years.
  3. Focus your content on what customers want to know, not on products and services.
  4. Consumers don’t worry about…

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The Inclusion Imperative

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Is your organization diverse, inclusive – or diverse and inclusive? The Inclusion Imperative 2 Minutes Summary
  1. Workforce diversity – by race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and other factors – is increasing in most nations and regions.
  2. Diversity just happens – often with little or no effort – in most organizations.
  3. Inclusion” can be challenging, but usually results in heightened…

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Business Adventures Summary

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Business Adventures In 2 Minutes Summary
  1. Twelve tales of 20th-century commercial legends explore behind-the-scenes events.
  2. When the Ford Edsel failed in 1959 after barely more than two years – due to poor performance and worse market sense – Ford lost an estimated $350 million.
  3. Xerox Corporation, which released its first copying machine in 1959, was one of the great successes of the 1960s.
  4. Cheste…

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Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way Summary

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Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way Summary


Many creative people look at starting a business and think, “I can’t do that.” Creativity is a right-brain activity – based on inspiration, passion and experimentation. Business is all left-brain stuff – spreadsheets, sales projections and distribution channels. Consultant Jennifer Lee counters that running a business has a lot in common with painting a picture. She guides…

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Capitalism at the Crossroads Summary

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Capitalism at the Crossroads Summary

The Unlimited Business Opportunities in Solving the World’s Most Difficult Problems . Socially responsible capitalism aimed at sustainable development could both make money and save the world.

In 2 Minutes

The current era may be the most important in human history.
Market capitalism seems to have won a decisive victory, yet it may not survive. Market capitalism has the power to solve the problems…

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