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What Makes a Great Leader? 7 Pros Share Their Views

If there were one definitive perspective of what makes a great leader, people would stop writing books about what great leadership is. Instead, great leadership can mean different things at different times. So in an article for Business News Daily, Nicole Fallon collects insights from seven different business leaders in …

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3 Emails That Teach Powerful Leadership Lessons

Great leaders set the example. And when it comes to being CEO of a major, world-renowned corporation, it had better be a really great example. In an article for Inc., Justin Bariso examines impactful corporate emails written by the leaders of Microsoft, Starbucks, and Amazon that perfectly set the example …

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How to Coax Leaders Out of Your Employees

Nobody knows your business as well as the people who already work in it. So when it comes to finding more leaders to guide the organization, it is practical to search for them inside the company first. You could in fact be the one who makes employees realize that they …

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Are You a Responsible Leader?

Everyone with an ounce of self-awareness strives to be responsible, but what does it mean to be a responsible leader these days? Well, it means developing a comprehensive understanding of the business and business trends, so that your team is ready to embrace innovations as they strike. In an article …

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7 Steps to the Winning Proposal

The proposal is often the make-or-break moment in landing a sale. Geoffrey James writes for Inc. with seven steps to writing the most effective proposals, based upon current trends and time-tested methods. Stick the Landing Remembering that the proposal is “a sales tool, not an information packet,” you should address …

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Productivity Is Soaring at Top Firms and Sluggish Everywhere Else

The IT revolution of the early 2000s saw a dynamite increase in business productivity. Some believe that the trend is ongoing, while others believe its effects quietly tapered off. It turns out both are true. Chiara Criscuolo writes for Harvard Business Review with her research that indicates productivity at the …

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3 Steps for Creating an Effective Business Model Canvas

Running a business is like running a train—there are many moving parts that need to work in tandem, and watch out if something falls out of alignment. The business model canvas seeks to simplify alignment. It breaks business management down into nine aspects that interconnect. In a post at his …

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Increase Your Return on Failures: 3 Steps

Never let the fear of failure keep you from playing the game. Failure is only one of the fastest and most direct ways to learn how to improve. In an article for Harvard Business Review, Julian Birkinshaw and Martine Haas explore how organizations can both overcome the fear of failure …

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