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Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

Knee Strengthening Exercises

Forget the human condition—knee pain is the one unifying force that most of us have experienced on some level. A sprain, a twist, a dislocation, a …

Stop Trying to Control People or Make Them Happy

Whether you’ve heard of them or not, two gurus from the early 20th century still dominate management thinking and practice — to our detriment. It has been more than 100 years since Frederick Taylor, an American engineer working in the steel business, published his seminal work on the principles of …

Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated

Publication Date: <b>April 01, 2014</b><p>New tools for managing complexity. Does your organization manage complexity by making things more complicated? If so, you are not alone. According to The Boston Consulting Group's fascinating Complexity Index, business complexity has increased sixfold during the past …

Management

Why Are Rich Countries Democratic?

CAMBRIDGE – When Adam Smith was 22, he famously proclaimed that, “Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from …

Malaysia Airlines

The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin

Yves Morieux: As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

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The 12 Shoes Every Man Should Own

The average man owns a dozen pairs of shoes. These are the essentials.<p>If you had to have exactly a dozen pairs, what would you go with? Hell, what should <i>every</i> guy go with? Well, we decided to answer that question. So now, as a public service, allow us to present the shoes every man should own. …

Never, ever give up | Diana Nyad

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How Strategic Agility Can Lead to Denial

Some time in the last year, I spend 40 minutes and 55 slides telling a roomful of senior executives about a trend that was “on approach.” Trend X emerged sometimes in the 1960s and was now moving towards them with something like the force of a Tsunami. Trend X was in the process of disrupting the …

Tricking The Tongue: How Biotechnology Might Let Us Cut Sugar And Salt, But Keep The Taste

<b>Taste Manipulation: CGI For Your Mouth?</b><p>In “The Matrix,” the machines that rule the Earth have locked humanity in a total immersion experience that …

For Cross-Functional Change, a Good Disruption Helps

How do you improve the <i>whole</i> organization, not just parts of it? The uber challenge for process improvement in organizations has always been to successfully make improvements across functions. But have any sizable organizations assigned people to manage their major end-to-end processes — and …

Unilever Announces Brutal Cuts: 800 Marketing Jobs Gone; 30% Of Products Axed [THE BRIEF]

<b>Unilever</b> announced in an investors' meeting yesterday that it will be cutting 800 marketers, decreasing its product varieties by 30 percent, and will continue to trim agency and commercial production fees.<p><b>Champs Sports</b> and BBDO New York are letting kids hack their parents' browsers this Christmas. …

DropBox CEO Drew Houston Explains How To Become A Leader Quickly

In an interview with his alma mater MIT, which First Round Review recently ran, Houston shared a few of his strategies and tips for new small business owners and founders who want to quickly get up to speed. We've pulled out a few of his key lessons from First Round.<p><b>Read - a lot.</b><p>For someone who …

The Future of Work: 8 Keys to Collaborative & Modern Leadership

“Collaboration isn’t about giving up your individuality. Quite the opposite: it’s about realizing your potential. It’s about bringing your many gifts …

7 Ways To Give Presentations That People Actually Care About

No one will be looking at their phones–unless they’re tweeting about how awesome your talk is. Really.<p>When NYU leadership lecturer Helio Fred Garcia wants to gather an audience’s attention, he enlists the most fearsome of allies: The Black Eyed Peas.<p>“At precisely 9 a.m. I touch a button on my …

Screenwriting

14 Leaders Share Best Leadership Advice

The best thing a leader can do is take advice from those who have been there before. / Credit: Shutterstock<p>One of the best things a leader can do is …

China’s Economy, in Six Charts

China’s economy has entered a critical phase. Since the country opened its doors in 1978, the economy has witnessed tremendous growth. Its gross domestic product has surged from less than $150 billion in 1978 to $8,227 billion in 2012 (see “China’s GDP” chart below). In the process, more than 600 …

Asia Economic Outlook 2014: Leaders And Laggards

The year 2014 will see Asia rely more on the rest of the world for growth, not vice versa, predicts Rob Subbaraman, chief economist for Asia outside …

Change Management vs. Change Leadership -- What's the Difference?

I am often asked about the difference between “change management” and “change leadership,” and whether it’s just a matter of semantics. These terms are not interchangeable. The distinction between the two is actually quite significant. Change management, which is the term most everyone uses, refers …

IQ is the Best Predictor of Leadership Potential

I’ve heard countless conversations about the importance of emotional intelligence (EI, also known as emotional intelligence quotient or EQ) and …

China's Overcapacity: New Projects Banned In Steel, Cement And Aluminum

China is finally getting serious about its overcapacity problem under a new plan targeting an array of industries that have seen too many competitors …

Make the Most of a Polarizing Brand

As conversation starters go, “What do you think of Miracle Whip?” probably seems unlikely—you wouldn’t think many people have strong opinions about the slightly-sweeter-than-mayonnaise sandwich spread. But when marketers at Kraft began researching shoppers’ attitudes toward the dressing, they found …

Nailing a Presentation in the First 60 Seconds

Whether you are making a presentation at your local library or to senior executives at your firm, the first 60 seconds set you up for success or …

Public Speaking