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4 Challenges Pope Francis Just Made to Every Business Leader | Inc.com

Pope Francis became the first pope in history to address the U.S. Congress on Thursday morning, Sept. 24.<p>He spoke in English for about 30 minutes, citing Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Catholic social activist Dorothy Day, and Trappist monk Thomas Merton as inspiring Americans. He also …

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Inside the mind of Vladimir Putin

Ukraine's rebels are supposed to be putting down their arms. What can we learn about their next move from the psychology of the man who rules Russia?<p>In June 2005, Vladimir Putin saw a diamond-studded Super Bowl ring on the finger of Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots. Kraft was in …

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3 Ways Steve Jobs Made Meetings Insanely Productive — And Often Terrifying

Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn't one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive.<p>In his book "Insanely Simple," longtime Jobs collaborator Ken Segall detailed what it was like to work with him.<p>In one story, Jobs was about to start a weekly meeting with …

A Military Leader’s Approach to Dealing with Complexity

The most effective leaders I’ve known or studied all share a common trait: they were unwilling to settle for the existing state of affairs. They believed with all their heart that what we focus on can become reality.<p>In my quarter-century of military service, I’ve been afforded the rare privilege of …

How GE generates $1 billion from data

The square, squat robot scuttles across the stage on command, pausing next to a massive model depicting a locomotive engine.<p>Its sensors probe the …

Reinvent Your Business Model or Die

'Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late.' - Seth Godin<p>One of the key components of transformation and innovation is the business model, and since the ability of companies to transform and reinvent themselves is crucial to their lifeline, I …

10 Traits Of Great Business Leaders

Whether you’re a freelancer, small-business owner, or full-timer, to climb the ladder, you must know how to lead the pack. Are you destined to be the big boss or be bossed around? To find out, take a look at these 10 characteristics shared by great business leaders:<p><b>1. Persistence, Persistence,</b> …

Save Time by Documenting Processes

Posted by Joshua Zerkel on 27 May 2014<p>Whether your business is a one-person shop or a multinational corporation, it’s very likely that you have a …

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2014<p>There are few things that get the tech and business …