Hersch Patel

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The Pearl Of Leadership Comes From Collaborative Action

Serendipitous to the opening chapter of the book, <i>The Mona Lisa Is So Small,</i> I was at the <i>Muse</i><i>é de Louvre</i> visiting the magnificent collection of Italian masters when I received notification of a copy of <i>Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization</i>(Wiley 2013). My reaction was quite …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

Culture and the Chief Executive

Illustration by Lars Leetaru<p>It is striking to see how many chief executives see their most important responsibility as being the leader of the …

Battle Scope Creep in Your Projects

Every project manager has one key role to play: scope cop. But it’s a job you can’t do in isolation. You need to share nitty-gritty details and related financials with your team members on at least a weekly basis (more often than that in some industries) so they’ll support your efforts instead of …

Making Management as Simple as Frisbee

Complexity is not a new condition. While it’s true that many aspects of life have become more densely connected and unpredictable, the fact is that our world is inherently complex. Most of the environments we move in and tasks we perform require us to deal with interdependent and dynamic …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Honeymoons

Few travel decisions are as weighty as deciding where to honeymoon. No surprise many newlyweds choose all-inclusive resorts: Pay one price and leave …

7 Ways to Make Presentations More Convincing | Inc.com

The point of a presentation is to convince decision-makers to make a public commitment to whatever you're selling, according to G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa, co-authors of the excellent book <i>The Art of Woo</i>. Here's how:<p><b>1. Make it vivid.</b><p>Rather than abstract concepts ("reduces costs," "increases …

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Seven Strategies for Simplifying Your Organization

<i>This post is co-authored with Lisa Bodell.</i><p>Over the past several years we have heard hundreds of managers talk about the negative impact of complexity on both productivity and workplace morale. This message has been reinforced by the findings of major CEO surveys conducted by IBM and KPMG [PDF], …