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Against the Odds: Startups that Make It
June 11, 2014 - By: Derek Lidow
“It is one of our saddest economic statistics: More than half small businesses fail within a few years of startup. ... I think that the solution is deceptively simple: entrepreneurs should stop thinking so much about the idea behind the business and focus instead on how to lead it.”
How to Unlock Employee Ideas to Power Your Organization
June 11, 2014 - By: Alan G. Robinson & Dean M. Schroeder
“It is time to change the way we run our organizations. Today, a growing number of organizations are becoming very good at promoting front-line ideas, and as a result are reaching extraordinary levels of performance.”
The Nature of Investing
June 11, 2014 - By: Katherine Collins
“We are all investors. We invest our time, our energy, our money. We invest every single day, as citizens, as consumers, as businesspeople. […] We need to reengage with investing in its essential, connected form—to reintegrate our professions with the real world, instead of the world on the screen. But how?”
Seven Steps to World Domination
June 11, 2014 - By: Lori Ann LaRocco
“You don't have to be a billionaire in order to be at the top of your game. In fact, you have more in common with the world’s most successful business leaders than you may think—you are probably already using some of the strategies they use without being aware of it.”
The Accelerating Organization: In a Faster Moving World, We Need Speed and Agility to Keep Up
June 11, 2014 - By: John P. Kotter
“Organizations everywhere are struggling to keep up with the accelerating pace of change—let alone get ahead of it. The stakes—the financial, social, environmental, and political consequences—are rising in a similar exponential way.”
Repairing the Hole in the Boat: How the Poor Can Save Capitalism
June 11, 2014 - By: John Hope Bryant
“What if there was a way to use the power of free market enterprise to lift every American and indeed every human being on the planet to a level of dignity, inclusion, fulfillment, engagement, economic security and stability? Wouldn’t that be a truly noble cause?”
How to Ignite Innovation with F.I.R.E.
May 14, 2014 - By: Dan Ward
“The pattern of rapid, thrifty innovation shows up across a large range of technical contexts and genres. Whether we are talking about submarines or software, medical or military technology, the most impactful and successful innovations tend to be produced by small teams with short schedules, tight budgets, and strong commitments to simplicity.”
The 3 Stoic Disciplines: How to Turn Your Trials Into Triumphs
May 14, 2014 - By: Ryan Holiday
“Great individuals, like great companies, find a way to transform weakness into strength. It’s a rather amazing and even touching feat. They took what should have held them back—what in fact might be holding you back right this very second—and used it to move forward.”
12 Myths that Lead to a Busy, Unfulfilling Life
May 14, 2014 - By: Greg McKeown
“15 years ago, I quit law school to pursue one overarching question: ‘Why do capable people fail to breakthrough to the next level?’ The answer to the question, to my great surprise, is success. ... In other words, I found that success can be a catalyst for failure.”
Make Your Company Smarter
May 14, 2014 - By: Geoffrey James
“Corporate culture is like the banks of a river and the behaviors in the corporation are like water that flows inside those banks. Over time, these behaviors dig the channel deeper, reinforcing the culture, which in turn reinforces the behaviors. The deeper the channel, the harder it is to change behaviors ... ”



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