Why will it be different this time?

Why will it be different this time? - http://humanmarkets.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Management
From http://humanmarkets.com 4053 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 16, 2008 12:33 am
A powerful personal illustration of the strategic importance of asking: Why will it be different this time? (You can't read this and not be moved by it.) Read More

How Measurement Destroys Trust

How Measurement Destroys Trust - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Strategy
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4054 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 16, 2008 12:26 am
There's nothing wrong with measurement per se. But what results from repetitive microscopic measurement tends to be just the belief that people exist for the company—not the other way 'round. Are you killing the very thing you want to measure? Read More

Writing your own destiny in troubled times

Writing your own destiny in troubled times - http://www.strategicimperatives.ca Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Self-Development
From http://www.strategicimperatives.ca 4053 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 14, 2008 3:41 am
In a down market, it's easy to become discouraged by the unfairness of it all--and if we're not careful we can slip into feeling sorry for ourselves and the “woe is me” mindset of victimhood. When we run into this kind of adversity, remember the lesson of Lawrence of Arabia: we are indeed masters of our destiny and ultimate success. Read More

Where Have All the Qualified Job Candidates Gone?

Where Have All the Qualified Job Candidates Gone? - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4056 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2008 3:48 pm
In this day and age, where education means everything, I'm finding this generation is lacking in the basic skills and drive to succeed. They're out there floating, checking things out, and when the right fit presents itself, they make their move. It's amazing to me that they operate this way - "Maybe I'll try marketing. Maybe I'll try Read More

Business-for-sale Scam Destroys Businesses

Business-for-sale Scam Destroys Businesses - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4056 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2008 3:47 pm
Ken Mitan is in jail. Thank goodness. He has stripped and destroyed many businesses, and likely destroyed lives in the process. The short of it is this: Mitan approaches a company that is for sale (usually valued at a few million) with a slick story. For a few years he used his own name, and then aliases. He would offer close to full price Read More

How To Leverage Collaborative Innovation

How To Leverage Collaborative Innovation - http://open-source-innovation.com Avatar Posted by hamerhokie under Self-Development
From http://open-source-innovation.com 4056 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 11, 2008 2:46 am
Some companies collaborate better than others. Find out why, and discover different ways to focus externally for collaborative opportunities. Read More

The best and the brightest are not always the best fit

The best and the brightest are not always the best fit - http://blog.threestarleadership.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://blog.threestarleadership.com 4058 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 11, 2008 1:44 am
Intellectual firepower may give you the ability to analyze situations. It doesn't give you the willingness to decide on the basis of incomplete information. It doesn't, necessarily, give you the skills to convince others that your ideas are good ones. Read More

Making Changes? Pay Attention to High Achievers

Making Changes? Pay Attention to High Achievers - http://www.allthingsworkplace.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://www.allthingsworkplace.com 4058 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 10, 2008 3:35 am
When initiating change, lots of attention is given to "the masses." It's assumed that the "best and the brightest" will embrace and lead large scale change. The research here shows that such conventional wisdom is neither conventional nor wise. Read More
Confessions and personal reflections of a "lifestyle" entrepreneur Read More

Learning from older entrepreneurs about today's economy

Learning from older entrepreneurs about today's economy - http://forum.belmont.edu Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Strategy
From http://forum.belmont.edu 4061 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 6, 2008 4:59 am
In the 2008 American Express OPEN Spring Monitor, they found a sharp contrast between business owners over sixty and the small business population at large as they manage their way through the current economic uncertainty. Entrepreneurs over sixty are taking actions that show they learned from their past experiences with inflation. Although the Read More
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