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Is innovation critical for your business survival and success? Are you dissatisfied with your ability to bring new products and services to market? Surveys show that most business leaders would...
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The business proposal is an essential document not only for sales people but also for anyone who wants to submit a serious proposition for internal or external approval. The process starts with a...
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What happens when someone with a lot of experience leaves your office? She may have many years of technical, marketing, or customer expertise. How will her accumulated knowledge and know-how be...
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Some meetings serve simply to disseminate information. One person gives a presentation, usually in PowerPoint, and others listen and absorb some of the content. In its method this meeting is really...
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In 1959 Nils Bohlin, an engineer at the Swedish car manufacturer Volvo, invented the first three-point safety belt. It was far more effective than the standard lap belt, like the ones still used on...
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One of the most common obstacles to effective decision making by teams is groupthink. The term is used to describe the observation that many groups make poor decisions because they try to reach a...
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I give workshops on creative leadership for major organizations around the world. I always ask delegates, “What is impeding innovation in your business?” The answers often involve cultural issues...