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By Anonymous May 3 2008

Lead Well & Prosper. Strategy 8: Learn

If you can't wait and want to jump ahead, all 15 strategies are available as a free download of learning cards from my website. The cards are adapted from my book Lead Well and Prosper. You can find both cards and book here: Be Good Ventures
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By Peter Cook May 2 2008

Riffs and Myths of Creativity

Here's a little You Tube video we made to virally market the book 'Sex, Leadership and Rock'n'Roll. Feel free to tell others in your network about it if you like the ideas contained within the 3 minute video piece. Peter Video Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnFkXX5dVYsAmazon...
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By Peter Cook May 2 2008

What can we learn from David Bowie about Entrepreneurship and Operations Management?

Here's a little You Tube Video we made to promote Sex, Leadership and Rock'n'Roll. It concerns the faintly surreal scenario of a David Bowie Fan Convention where the lyrics of his song Ziggy Stardust are reinterpreted for a Business Audience. Link to the video http://www.youtube.com/w...
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By Sheryl Tullis May 2 2008

Sideline Super Bowl MVP

Who has the football from the last pass Brett Farve threw in his NFL career?  And a new Super Bowl ring? It's the person credited with leading the Giants to the Super Bowl after a turn-around season.  And he never made a single play -- just a motivational speech. LTC Greg Gadson, my West Point c...
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By Anonymous May 1 2008

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

As the title suggests, the book focuses on execution. Bossidy states that there are oodles of books on strategy, but there are precious few on Execution – thus his reason for writing the book, along with the advisor to CEOs, Ram Charan. After all, the best strategy in the world isn’t worth a dime un...
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By Anonymous Apr 30 2008

Blue Ocean Strategy – Fair Process

In their book, Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne address the difficulties of implementing strategy of any kind – blue, red, or any other color for that matter. They maintain that “fair practice” is the key variable that distinguishes successful strategic moves from those that have...
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By Servant Leader Apr 29 2008

Nice quote on Servant Leadership

I took a look at the Tom Peters quote for the day thing that The Architect recommended and today's is perfect for me. See what you think:"Organizations exist to serve. Period.Leaders live to serve. Period".- Tom Peters(If you click on the link you can sign up to his Thought For The Day).
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By The Architect Apr 29 2008

Leadership is...(according to the ex-CEO of Southwest Airlines)

"Leadership is defining and communicating the mission; providing guidance as to how it might be accomplished; equipping people with the proper tools (information, training, etc.); motivating and inspiring through selfless dedication and respect for others; providing both positive and negative f...
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By The Architect Apr 28 2008

Tom Peters on Authentic Leadership

"It's up to each of us alone to figure out who we are, who we are not, and to act more or less consistently with those conclusions." - Tom PetersI like that. It's from Tom Peters' 'Thought For The Day', which you can sign up to as a daily email here: Tom Peters site
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By Anonymous Apr 23 2008

Blue Ocean Strategy - Motivation for Implementation

In their book, Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne talk about how to motivate the troops to execute a strategy. They discourage the traditional approach of creating grand strategic visions propagated by massive top-down mobilization initiatives that are very expensive and usually on...