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Conquering the Seven Summits: High Achievement, From Mount Everest to Every Business
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Susan Ershler & John Waechter
“We don’t believe that perseverance is an intrinsic quality possessed by the fortunate few. On the contrary, we’re convinced that anyone can accomplish great feats if they summon the will required to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.”
Detecting and Surviving Seven Silent Growth Killers
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Robert Sher
“Many of the problems that midsized companies must deal with are not obvious. They grow out-of-sight in the dark recesses of midsized organizations, unrecognized by management in their daily routines until they emerge as full-blown crises that can threaten the present and future of the business.”
Driving Results Through An Organizational Constitution
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: S Chris Edmonds
“An organizational constitution outlines your team’s purpose, values, strategies, and goals. It paints a vivid picture of success, values, and behaviors. It maps out how to work from that picture each day. An organizational constitution gives employees’ jobs and roles meaning and clarity.”
Effective Leaders Create Discomfort
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Marcia Reynolds
“The best leaders make us feel unsure of ourselves. They help us recognize that what we think is true, is not. Their reflections make us stop and think. Then their questions break down our frames. They create these disruptions with courage, care, respect, and a firm belief in our highest potential.”
The Growth Hacker Wake Up Call: How Growth Hacking Rewrote Marketing’s Best Practices
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Ryan Holiday
“It was only a matter of time before someone smart said, 'It doesn’t have to be this way. The tools of the Internet and social media have made it possible to track, test, iterate, and improve marketing ... ' That person was the first growth hacker.”
The Entrepreneur’s Journey
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Kevin Kruse
“This manifesto both celebrates and encourages entrepreneurship because we need entrepreneurs to fight the dragons that roam the globe: civil wars, extreme poverty, disease, water scarcity, domestic violence, illiteracy, and so many others. We need modern-day heroes who courageously take personal risks as they build new companies.”
The Quest for True Value: An Investor’s Manifesto to Turn On, Tune In, Get High.
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Guy Spier
“Our careers and financial security are a very serious and important part of our lives, but if we worry about them for every hour of our waking day our lives will be filled with much unnecessary misery. This was the first lesson that I learned when I sat down for lunch with Warren Buffett in 2008.”
Watch Your F#*k%^g Language!: Why the Analogies We Embrace Drive Success and Failure, and How to Choose Better Ones
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: John Pollack
“Bad analogies can deceive and distort, even without ill intent by those who make them. Good analogies can reveal fresh insights, leading to breakthroughs in understanding. The challenge is telling one from the other at the very outset.”
Working Across Cultures and Knowing When to Shut Up
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Erin Meyer
“Today, we are all part of a global network where success requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities. Unless we know how to decode other cultures and avoid easy-to-fall-into cultural traps, we are easy prey to misunderstanding, needless conflict, and deals that fall apart.”
The Humble Pulpit: Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Jeffrey A. Krames
“Since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis in March of 2012, he has shown the world a new way to lead. Not with bluster or bravado, but with humility and humanity. He has, without a doubt, emerged as the most humble leader on the world stage. There isn’t even a close second.”



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