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Mission vs Purpose: What's the Difference?

From the Disney Institute

 “We hear more and more that organizations must have a compelling ‘purpose’ — but what does that mean? Aren’t there already a host of labels out there that describe organizational direction? Do we need yet another?” Read More

How Your Own 'Startup Weekend' Will Help Drive Company Innovation

From Entrepreneur

You don't want employees feeling like their bright ideas just fall into an abyss. Set aside some time for employees (and their ideas) to shine. Read More

6 Ways to Leverage Global Innovation to Grow Your Business

From Entrepreneur

Competition and opportunity increase as technology travels across the globe in milliseconds. Read More

Great Leaders Encourage the Heart

From LinkedIn

Imagine for a moment that each day when you arrived at work your team would gather for a few minutes and your boss would single each of you out, one at a time, and explain specifically how your skills make the team better, how she and your co-workers respect and appreciate you, and how you are going to do amazing things that day. Read more.

Somtimes You Need To Start Ignoring Your Business Plan

From Inc. Magazine

Here are three times when it is important to ignore your plan and see what's in front of you instead. Read More

Being Daring And Disruptive Is How Great Pioneers Conquer Their Industry

From Entrepreneur Magazine

In today’s complex world, disrupting an industry sector is part of every-day life and a critical component to survival for any business. Read More

There’s No Such Thing As an Average Business, Just Average Ways to Do Business

From Harvard Business Review

There is no such thing as an average or old-fashioned business, just average or old-fashioned ways to do business. The thrill of breakthrough creativity can be summoned in all sorts of industries and all walks of life if executives and entrepreneurs are prepared to reimagine what’s possible in their fields. Read More

10 Things Your Audience Hates About Your Presentation

From SlideShare

#1 - Long Introductions 

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How To Build a Business That Lasts 100 Years

From TED

Join strategist Martin Reeves as he shares startling statistics about shrinking corporate life spans and explains how executives can apply six principles from living organisms to build resilient businesses that flourish in the face of change. View Video

3 Techniques to Calm Yourself Before that Big Speech


If delivering a presentation gives you the jitters, the willies or the dreaded heebie-jeebies, try these scientific approaches to chilling out so you can wow your audience. Read More

50 Horrible Cliches You Need to Stop Writing and Saying Right Now


Here's a look at the most annoying phrases and words being used at work, according to the following infographic. Read More

To Innovate, Think Like a 19th Century Barn-Raiser

From Harvard Business Review

Barn-raising can serve as a model for successful new value creation in today’s hyper-connected world. Read More

Five Ways To Make Your Office Happier

From Fast Company Magazine

Employees who are thanked for a job well done are more engaged, plus expressing gratitude to others makes us happier. Read More

To Foster Innovation, Connect Coworkers Who Share Aspirations

From Harvard Business Review

Communities of aspiration: What are they? Why are they necessary to make the workplace more productive, powerful, and innovative? Read More

Tom Peters Wants You To Read

From Strategy+Business

The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business. Read More

The Unexpected Benefit of Celebrating Failure

From TED2016

The secret to creating an organization where people feel comfortable working on big, risky projects and exploring audacious ideas. Read More

Our Biggest Blindspots as CEOs


As CEO, you’re somehow both the total insider and the total outsider at the same time. In some ways you’re at the center of the organization. In other contexts, you’re like the last person to know anything. Read More

Giving Up Is the Enemy of Creativity

From Harvard Business Review

What determines whether the ideas we generate are truly creative? Recent research of ours finds that one common factor often gets in the way: we tend to undervalue the benefits of persistence. Read More

The Problem with Best Practices

From Fast Company Magazine

Best practices don’t make you the best. They make you the average of everyone else who follows them. Click here to read more

20 Things the Most Respected Bosses Do Every Day

From Inc. Magazine

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