By Dominic Dodd and Ken Favaro
Published June 6, 2007 - 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.
By Harriet Rubin
Published June 6, 2007 - 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.
By Andrew Keen
Published June 6, 2007 - 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
By Randah Taher
Published June 6, 2007 - 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.
By Scott Schwertly
Published June 6, 2007 - 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.