Issue 35 - Published June 6, 2007
A New Angle on Adding Value A New Angle on Adding Value
By Dominic Dodd and Ken Favaro

Published June 6, 2007 9:22 p.m. - Most companies fail to add value to their business units. Typically, they end up choosing between improving performance vertically, by giving their business units greater autonomy, or doing so horizontally, by increasing centralization. To achieve greater performance, managers should focus on strengthening their company’s diagonal value. ...
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The 'New Age' of Leadership: The Power and Practices of Maturity The 'New Age' of Leadership: The Power and Practices of Maturity
By Harriet Rubin

Published June 6, 2007 9:09 p.m. - What do Warren Buffett and Rupert Murdock have in common with Titian and Bach? Just as artistic skill is honed over years of hard work and many a masterpiece was created late in an artist’s life, these Late-Style leaders are rejuvenating leadership instead of handing off their power. ...
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Against You: A Manifesto in Favor of Audience Against You: A Manifesto in Favor of Audience
By Andrew Keen

Published June 6, 2007 8:59 p.m. - If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? Andrew Keen asserts that the same riddle can be applied to Web 2.0. While new Internet technology has revolutionized traditional media and allows everyone to be writer/creator, if everyone is writer/creator, then just who is left to listen to the cacoph ...
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10 Guidelines for Effective Brainstorming 10 Guidelines for Effective Brainstorming
By Randah Taher

Published June 6, 2007 8:33 p.m. - Brainstorming is a powerful tool, if used correctly, but just like any power tool, you must read the manual, follow instructions and use the thing correctly…or you’re wasting time. Randah Taher presents 10 guidelines to optimizing the power of brainstorming. ...
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Presentation Revolution: Changing the Way the World Does Presentations Presentation Revolution: Changing the Way the World Does Presentations
By Scott Schwertly

Published June 6, 2007 8:15 p.m. - Today we live in a business culture that abuses the art and science of public speaking. We power up our PCs and present dull presentations to audiences who want to be inspired but never get fulfilled. Schwertly believes an effective presentation can change the world.
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