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26 of the best business books you can read, from the CEOs and execs who can't put them down

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Embrace A Culture Of Self-Leadership To Stay Agile As You Scale

One of the greatest challenges for rapidly growing organizations is how to remain nimble in the midst of growth.<p>As companies scale, more processes are required to coordinate the growing workforce. And the additional management layers that come with them can slow an organization down.<p>It’s often the …

Leadership

These 3 Emails--From the CEOs of Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon--Teach Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

How would you describe an effective leader?<p>There are many ways to answer that question, but most would agree that true leadership involves the ability to practice what one preaches, to set the example, and to inspire others.<p>Over the past few years, I've studied the leadership styles of numerous …

Leadership

Arundhati Roy's The Ministry of Utmost Happiness was worth the 20-year wait

In Arundhati Roy’s 1997 novel The God of Small Things, even minor characters can play major roles. The plot turns on the death of a half-Indian and half-English girl called Sophie Mol. An outsider herself, Sophie is remembered as a “seeker of small wisdoms”, who like most children enjoys asking …

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NYU MBA STUDENT: Young people are avoiding the rat race — and settling for something worse

When Clayton Christensen introduced his concept of "disruptive innovation" in 1995, he couldn't possibly have anticipated the movement he had started.<p>In broad terms, he defined disruptive innovation as new entrants in an industry capturing the lowest-end, least-profitable market share and moving …

This Is the Job That Best Prepares You for CEO Success

Best training ground for the C-suite isn't glamorous, just crucial.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many paths lead to the CEO chair, but one individual role best prepares people to be a CEO -- product manager. This job is a great training ground for chief executives, at …