Lead Business Transformation

By Professor Boris Groysberg of Harvard Business School and Susan Seligson. The British innovation strategist and author Max McKeown observed that “all failure is failure to adapt, all success is successful adaptation.” Those words could serve as a mantra for executives and companies seeking to stay relevant in a swiftly evolving global marketplace. Executive Summary When it… More

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Seven Skills to Succeed in the C-Suite

By Professor Boris Groysberg of Harvard Business School and Susan Seligson. Integrity. Initiative. Self-confidence. Maturity. When it comes to staying relevant and at the top of their game, these were among the traits rated highest in importance in our sweeping survey of thousands of executives worldwide. And while there was variation among industries, most executives… More

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It’s Better to Address God Than His Saints

  The French, we have a proverb that, translated to English, goes like this: It’s better to address God than His Saints. In no profession is it more applicable than sales, where the difference between success and failure is reaching the right person with the right message at the right time. But who is the… More

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Five Apps for the CFO

Today’s business executive can be forgiven for asking the question: How did we ever get by without smart phones and their apps? But with about a million apps now on the market, which offer the most promise for the busy executive? That depends largely on an executive’s functional responsibilities. Here, we first tackle five apps… More

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Understanding the subtleties of an org chart

A company org chart gives you a great overview of all the executives and their business titles. Each title has been carefully chosen by the company. You can learn a lot by examining all the titles chosen by the company, and use that to identify the decision-makers that could affect you or your business!

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