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How to Differentiate Great Leaders from Good Leaders

How to Differentiate Great Leaders from Good Leaders | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Recently, I attended a memorial service for Dennis Dammerman, a retired GE executive and one of the very first people I interviewed with at GE 30 years ago. He was a mentor and friend to me and a

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Build a WE not a ME organization. You have to inspire people. An idea or initiative may start with that constituency of one, but eventually you need buy-in from a company of many

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Marty Koenig's curator insight, August 21, 2013 9:46 AM

Makes you wonder how much of this they teach in college.

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Yes, valuable ! 

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We believe, to become a great leader you must have 50% Knowledge, 25% Understanding, 20% Belief, 5% Charm. You cant learn everything from a book or a teacher, the best sauce of knowledge is experience, the same way the best way to manage is by sharing those experiences with others so you can all learn from the successes and failures together.
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Six traps to avoid in navigating ‘blue oceans’

Six traps to avoid in navigating ‘blue oceans’ | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
A decade ago, INSEAD business school professors W.
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Blue Ocean Strategy

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Competing in overcrowded industries is no way to sustain high performance. The real opportunity is to create blue oceans of uncontested market space.

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How to blog your way to a blue ocean strategy < Content Marketing ... - Castleford - Castleford Content Marketing (blog)

How to blog your way to a blue ocean strategy < Content Marketing ... - Castleford - Castleford Content Marketing (blog) | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Your company blog can help your business to establish itself in new, previously uncontested blue ocean markets where the competition becomes irrelevant.
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For Unlimited Growth, Master 'Blue Ocean' Sales - Forbes

For Unlimited Growth, Master 'Blue Ocean' Sales - Forbes | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
What if there were a systematic way to sell your products and services into the 95% of your market you’re currently missing? Perhaps there is, by honing your ability to master “Blue Ocean” sales.
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What is Blue Ocean Strategy?

Watch this video to understand the essence of Blue Ocean Strategy. Visit http://www.blueoceanstrategy.com/ to learn more.
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Leadership Lessons From the Brothers Grimm - INSEAD Knowledge (blog)

Leadership Lessons From the Brothers Grimm - INSEAD Knowledge (blog) | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Fairy tales help children to answer basic existential questions, like who am I, what is the good life, where do I belong? Through fairy tales they learn to navigate reality and survive in a world full of ambiguities and dangers.
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Uncertainty is here to stay – deal with it

Uncertainty is here to stay – deal with it | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
A lot of our time is dedicated to reducing uncertainty. We design solutions with clients, plan for our financial future, anticipate and respond to competitors’ actions. Many of our mental models about quality consulting, advisory roles and teaching...

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5 Reasons Your Employees Leave (And 1 Big Reason They Stay) - TalentCulture

5 Reasons Your Employees Leave (And 1 Big Reason They Stay) - TalentCulture | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of disagreement about why employees leave their jobs. Is it because they don’t have the chance to grow? A lack of work/life balance? Not being paid enough? Many of the statistics cited in this article will disagree ...
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Why Certifications Help Your Career

Why Certifications Help Your Career | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
There is a lot of buzz lately around alternative education and training. If you run a Google search for “certifications in demand” you get no less than 35 million results. The question that aris…
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3 Ultimate Skills Every Executive Coach Needs For Leaders

3 Ultimate Skills Every Executive Coach Needs For Leaders | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
My executive coaching activities have suddenly gained significant traction over the past year. I’m elated firstly because I enjoy making an impact and helping people and secondly because more and m…
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Management vs Leadership. What’s the difference?

It’s the million dollar question with a million possible answers; what’s the difference between leadership and management?

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The 7 Secret Traits Of Enduring Champions

The 7 Secret Traits Of Enduring Champions | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
I am amazed and heartened by the responses I have received from all over the world to my recent article, “Why You Should Fill Your Company With ‘Athletes’.” Clearly the world contains a lot of champion “athletes” and champion thinkers, whether or...
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Why Investors Rank New Businesses By Leader Quality - Forbes

Why Investors Rank New Businesses By Leader Quality - Forbes | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
As an Angel investor in early-stage startups, I’ve long noticed my peers’ apparent bias toward the strength and character of the founding entrepreneurs, often overriding a strong solution to a painful problem with a big opportunity.
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What Is the Blue Ocean Strategy? - business.com - Business.com

What Is the Blue Ocean Strategy? - business.com - Business.com | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Cirque du Soleil is the perfect example of competing in the "blue ocean," where there are few competitors and abundant opportunities.
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Four Reasons Why Blue Ocean Thinking Is Crucial

Four Reasons Why Blue Ocean Thinking Is Crucial | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Smartphones, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia. Can’t imagine your life without these. Right? Yet, none of these existed just a stone’s throw ago.
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Blue Oceans, Black Swans, and Cerulean Sweaters: Why CEOs can’t afford to ignore culture

Blue Oceans, Black Swans, and Cerulean Sweaters: Why CEOs can't afford to ignore culture - Sparktivity Insights - Medium
Blue Oceans, Black Swans, and Cerulean Sweaters is a series of posts about the role of culture in business. Part One dig…
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8 Key Points of Blue Ocean Strategy

Watch this video to learn the fundamentals of blue ocean strategy. Visit http://www.blueoceanstrategy.com to learn more.
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Try Coaching Instead Of Managing When Employees Bring You Problems

Try Coaching Instead Of Managing When Employees Bring You Problems | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
We’ve all had the situation when an employee walks into our office with a problem they want us to solve (or dozens of problems they want solved).

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There’s a lot to be gained by trying a little coaching vs. managing.

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3 Powerful Leadership Lessons (That Are Actually Realistic)

3 Powerful Leadership Lessons (That Are Actually Realistic) | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it

3 Simple Leadership Lessons from Guy Kawasaki - The Muse: Unlike "Always be innovating," you can actually...

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Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them - In Photos: Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them - In Photos: Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.
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Motherhood: The Ultimate Leadership Training - Huffington Post

Motherhood: The Ultimate Leadership Training - Huffington Post | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
There's plenty of talk these days about how we need more women in leadership roles, and I agree. But I would take it a step further and suggest that we need more mothers in leadership roles.
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Two Founders Are Better Than One

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The Shark Tank investor says a company is at an advantage when two people, each with their own set of experiences, are behind the wheel.
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Why Women Will Take Over Business Leadership Roles in the Future

Why Women Will Take Over Business Leadership Roles in the Future | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Studies show that women are being better rated as leaders, attracting more venture capital and becoming the face of the healthcare industry. If these trends continue, the writing is on the wall. Women will lead U.S.

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5 ways high-performing companies manage their people

5 ways high-performing companies manage their people | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
Susan Galer says research from Oxford Economics confirms high-performing companies don’t operate like underperformers.

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Why The Best Leadership Involves 'Downward Mobility' - Forbes

Why The Best Leadership Involves 'Downward Mobility' - Forbes | Business Strategies for Growth | Scoop.it
If you’ve taken on the burden of leadership, you’re not doomed to the cycle of becoming addicted to power and then becoming helplessly irrelevant while the addiction devours you in the final stages.
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