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5 Simple Mistakes Even Experienced CEOs Make

Albert Einstein famously said, “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Making mistakes in the process of innovating is necessary to gain new knowledge. But the mentality of “mistakes are necessary” should not extend to knowledge we already have about good management practices.

Jeremy Eden and Terri Long Leadership & Strategy July 25 2014

The Secrets of Corporate Longevity

In an age when Microsoft can pile up tens of billions in cash in a little more than two decades, one might well argue that firms should live fast and—having served their purpose—die young. But more and more theorists now argue that companies with staying power tend to be market-success stories, as well.

William J. Holstein Leadership & Strategy July 17 2014

It’s Time to Have a Frank Talk With Your Leadership Team About the Future

Businesses of every size across every sector are facing disruptive transformations today.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy , Profitability/Growth July 10 2014

10 Tips for Making a Successful Acquisition

Mark Zuckerberg’s acquisition of Oculus only took three and a half days. Your acquisitions will likely not be as quick or as easy, but there are ways to cut out some of the red tape and ensure they will be just as fruitful as Facebook’s.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy , Strategy April 18 2014

Use Data to Unlock Growth Ahead of Your Rivals

Most sales organizations devote attention to meeting short-term sales targets. The best aggressively but systematically apply “big data” thinking to [...]

Homayoun Hatami, Maria Valdivieso de Uster and Lareina Yee Leadership & Strategy , Marketing & Sales June 19 2012

Why You Should Pay Attention to Digital Strategy & Corporate Innovation

Digital strategy implementation is no longer a choice, it is a necessity. And a compelling website is now the price-of-admission in most industries. Even in low-tech industries, exploring digital strategies and innovation can revolutionize a business.

Tim Bourgeois Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy , Strategy , Technology June 9 2011

A Step-By-Step Guide for Business Innovation

To be truly innovative, every member of a company’s workforce needs to feel engaged and empowered to find opportunities for change. In order for this to happen, your company must be structured in a way that enables and encourages innovation. Don’t let your corporate structure and culture stand in the way of success.

David J. Neff and Randal C. Moss Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy May 31 2011

From a Special Forces Perspective: The Four Elements of Leadership

Many leadership parallels can be drawn between business and the military. Gregory Hartley translated his experience in the U.S. Army Special Forces into a full time career as a director and consultant to companies. Hartley shares with ChiefExecutive.net the essentials of leadership.

Gregory Hartley Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy May 16 2011

The “Six C’s” Model for Building A Culture of Innovation

A study examined the practices and behaviors of BCG’s top 100 innovative firms around the world.

Sharon Daniels Culture , Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy April 7 2011
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The 40 Best Companies for Leaders

Taking a fresh look in a new way at a timeless challenge all CEOs face, CE sees JPMorgan Chase vault ahead of the usual contenders into the top spot.

ChiefExecutive.net Leadership , Leadership & Strategy November 18 2010

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