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5 ways to lead in an era of constant change

5 ways to lead in an era of constant change | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Who says change needs to be hard? Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today's constantly-evolving world can be invigorating instead of exhausting. He outlines five imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all.
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Effective time management - how to design your time

Effective time management - how to design your time | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
A fundamental strategy of effective time management is to analyse where our time goes and why, and remembering it is qualitative as well as quantitative.
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We really like this approach to time management from Google.
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High Growth Growing Pains - the Crisis of Identity

High Growth Growing Pains - the Crisis of Identity | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Understanding probable growing pains is vital when businesses realise that to meet their growth ambitions, they must step outside their existing boundaries.
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Understanding the Workforce Challenges of Mergers and Acquisitions

Understanding the Workforce Challenges of Mergers and Acquisitions | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
The thing that tends to motivate all businesses, from the sole trader to the blue chip corporation, is the need for growth.
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Values – Not Some Philosophical BS – SGEi

Values – Not Some Philosophical BS – SGEi | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Welcome to the 2nd blog in our Culture Hacker series for 2016. In this blog, I will discuss the importance of values and the fact that they are not some philosophical BS (which are the exact words I have heard used on more than one occasion).
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Excellent article on the relevance and importance of values. When we engage with high growth businesses, we put purpose at the heart of strategy and values at the heart of performance support. 
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The World Has a Leadership Crisis, Not a Knowledge Crisis

The World Has a Leadership Crisis, Not a Knowledge Crisis | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
What does the illegal drugs trade have in common with the death toll from the Ebola epidemic? Or our collective failure so far to address climate change (the climate agreement in Paris marks the
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Thought provoking , depressing, very true. But who of us is prepared to act on the three things Kofi Annan gives here to encourage our leaders to lead? We surely know if we did we would live in a better world.

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The Hard Truths About Being a Young Entrepreneur

The Hard Truths About Being a Young Entrepreneur | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
  Millennials, we are in a unique space in time, where pursuing entrepreneurship is a credible career choice. It wasn’t always. Generations before us were taught to find a ‘good job’, stay as long as
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Excellent post!

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High Growth Growing Pains: The Crisis of Leadership

High Growth Growing Pains: The Crisis of Leadership | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
In our previous article we discussed the Greiner Curve and the six distinct evolutionary phases of growth it maps out and how each of these culminates in a crisis of some type. Greiner’s growth curve is an extremely powerful tool to help businesses navigate the challenges of growth as they progress from smaller businesses into...
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Given the article we just scooped on what is killing content marketing, would anybody notice if this blog wasn't out there? Honest feedback welcome!

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Building A B2B Marketing Dashboard | @modernb2b

Building A B2B Marketing Dashboard | @modernb2b | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Make sure your B2B marketing dashboard includes the key metrics that are really valuable to your senior management team.
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Modern B2B are one of those rare marketing agencies - one that's prepared to put their skin in the game with proper reporting of the return on your marketing investment with them.

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What is the Greiner Curve and why every Business should understand it?

What is the Greiner Curve and why every Business should understand it? | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
In 1972 Harvard Business Review published a seminal paper by Larry Greiner called ‘Evolution and Revolution as Organisations Grow’. In it Greiner proposed businesses underwent five distinct phases as they grew, each precipitating a ‘crisis’ or ‘pinch point’ at which a revolution in thinking and approach was required to progress to the next stage (in...
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Content... the biggest B2B marketing challenge in 2016?

Content... the biggest B2B marketing challenge in 2016? | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Ok, firstly we better define our terms. Content is the information you use in your marketing, so copy, images, video, infographics. You can split content into 2 basic types; traditional marketing
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Great post by Richard Jaggs of resolution Design on Content Marketing, as distinct from marketing content.

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Personal Branding for Introverts - Dorie Clark

Personal Branding for Introverts - Dorie Clark | High Growth Business | Scoop.it

Despite the common misperception that all introverts are shy, and vice versa, they're two very different phenomena.


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Some excellent ideas and suggestions in here for you reluctant networkers - worth a quick read for a couple of hints

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Janet Barclay's curator insight, November 23, 2013 11:08 AM

Great networking tips for introverts!

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Restoring Humanity to Leadership

Restoring Humanity to Leadership | High Growth Business | Scoop.it

With recovery underway in many advanced economies, money is surging back into leadership development after the down-years of the recession. In 2013, companies spent an estimated worldwide total of US$45.5 billion on education for leaders at all levels.


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Claude Emond's curator insight, May 16, 2015 9:32 AM

To be a leader, you have to have a purpose and people who want to follow you over that purpose. You do not study to become a leader. Your purpose in life is the start of it all. No purpose, nothing to lead forward. What is your purpose ?

E-Copywriting's curator insight, May 18, 2015 8:00 PM

We need to invest in our entire workforce, including our management teams.

Boutara Nour Eddine's curator insight, August 10, 2015 12:08 PM

There is no value in asking yourself “Am I a leader?” Instead, ask “Who am I leading? And where am I going?”

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Growth Strategy for Professional Services Firms | Hinge Marketing

Growth Strategy for Professional Services Firms | Hinge Marketing | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
There’s a better way to plan for future growth. It’s called a growth strategy. In this post, I explain the basic concepts and give you the building blocks..
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This is an excellent post from Hinge Marketing, the US professional services growth specialists. You don't have to be a professional services firm to benefit from a growth strategy, though, and many if the elements discussed here will still be relevant whether you make widgets, provide health care or sell ice cream.
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High Growth Growing Pains - the Crisis of Identity

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Understanding probable growing pains is vital when businesses realise that to meet their growth ambitions, they must step outside their existing boundaries.
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The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile Tips Summary #INFOGRAPHIC + 8 Stats

The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile Tips Summary #INFOGRAPHIC + 8 Stats | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
An infographic of LinkedIn profile tips including advice on photo, professional headline, summary, SEO, visual branding, experience, education & more.
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Using the Covey Matrix to Manage Time Effectively

Using the Covey Matrix to Manage Time Effectively | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Today I want to talk about the Covey Matrix. As academic as this might sound it’s actually a very simple and very powerful tool that any manager or business leader can employ to help them manage time effectively. Effective time management is one of those things that sounds simple in theory but in th
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Covey's matrix remains an excellent tool to help you think about and categorise work in a way that helps you to manage your time more effectively. In a high growth, high pressure company, this is vital.
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The Ultimate Guide To Goal Setting For People Who Never Set Goals

The Ultimate Guide To Goal Setting For People Who Never Set Goals | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
These five steps can help even the most goal-allergic person accomplish something meaningful.
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The Horizontal Leader

The Horizontal Leader | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
For centuries now, we have all been brought up with a certain image of the leader: be it the swashbuckling Alexander the Great, the charismatic Kennedy or even the iconic Jack Welch from the world of
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Great article on the changing role and view of leadership,. See also Reinventing Organisations by Frederic Laloux.

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Scoop.it Resource Center - Insights and case studies on Content Curation and Lean Content Marketing

Scoop.it Resource Center - Insights and case studies on Content Curation and Lean Content Marketing | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Actionable, data-driven and practical resources. Inspiring case studies.
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One Thing Is Killing Content Marketing and Everyone Is Ignoring It

One Thing Is Killing Content Marketing and Everyone Is Ignoring It | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
If your content is the same as everybody else’s, why would anyone consume it? Discover the Content Tilt – Content Marketing Institute
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This is an excellent article on why content marketing doesn't work if you are just jumping on it because it's the thing to do now.

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SME business growth under threat as UK skills gap widens

SME business growth under threat as UK skills gap widens | High Growth Business | Scoop.it

Amid the good news for business the skills gap is quietly reaching critical levels: find out why that's terrible news for growing businesses.

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Is this a concern for your business?

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How to build effective leadership teams

How to build effective leadership teams | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Kim Jones is director of Bristol based management consultancy, High Growth Knowledge Company. She has many years of experience working with established
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Leaders working effectively together give small businesses a much greater chance of achieving their potential. 

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Great Leaders Don't Have Followers: They Collaborate

Great Leaders Don't Have Followers: They Collaborate | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
Command-and-control leadership worked well with command-and-control computing and command-and-control business. That's not how technology is modeled anymore, and increasingly not how business is done. Why should we keep the old ideas about leadership?

Via Anne Leong
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This is an excellent article about how leadership is no longer 'command and control'. Fits nicely with the work of Frederic Laloux in Reinventing Organisations, and how we approach helping our clients develop high performing leadership teams.

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Ivan Ang's curator insight, August 12, 2015 8:32 AM

Understanding Collaboration is fundamental to the success of leaders in today's world. How good a collaborator are you?

Sara Cottrell's curator insight, August 14, 2015 7:13 AM

Some great insights her about how leaders need to be in businesses today.

 

Jerry Busone's curator insight, August 15, 2015 8:26 AM

We live in an age of collaboration and not control ... I write about that in my book "Off the bench Leadership". Controlling bosses limit innovation and ultimately productivity. getting people beyond what they think is possible is through collaboration, execution and accountability

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Resolving the awkward paradox in Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organisations

Resolving the awkward paradox in Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organisations | High Growth Business | Scoop.it
I thought Laloux had got it wrong about Evolutionary Purpose. I now know he’s right, but on a much larger scale than des…

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