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Choosing a Strategy for Your Startup

Joshua Gans, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, advises against trying to commercialize a new technology or product before considering all the strategic options. He talks through some questions
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Is Your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Leaving Someone Behind?

For all that Mary Poppins said, ‘that we should begin at the beginning’ (since it is, after all, a perfect place to start), we’re going to start out a little bit later. Let’s assume that you’ve already realized that you
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None of Us Are Rational, So Smart Leadership Means Learning to Deal With Emotions

Emotions drive behavior in the office, often much more than we’re aware of. To be more effective leaders, we need to become more attuned to our own emotions as well to those of the people around us. This may come...
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'Dear White People' Season 2 is empowering and brilliant

"This country is a mindfuck," one character says early in Dear White People Season 2. In its first 30 minutes alone, Dear White People Vol. II makes good on that highly relatable statement, with Sam (Logan Browning) arguing with the internet and
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3 Bones Lead To Success

A young woman was starting her career and leaving her parents’ home when her father pulled her aside and said, “There are only three things you need to make a big success in this world – three strong bones.”“Three bones?” the young woman asked.“
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Intuitive mind and business shipwrecks

A number of my readers had responded to my March piece (Anticipation – A Special Skill of the Astute Strategist) by asking HOW. How can one develop the capacity and skill to foresee possible consequences of how the game is played? How does the
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Learn how to be a better leader by taking these online classes

Making the jump to a leadership role in your field could mean the difference between struggling to make ends meet and living the secure lifestyle you deserve. But unless you get lucky, leadership can be one of those catch-22 business skills: in
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Empowerment Can Mean a Turtle, Snow White and Some Pizza

The HR literature is full of studies and research and examples of how empowering employees is good business. None of these are as compelling as the three stories Stacey Rodgers tells of a costume, a turtle and pizza at midnight....
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Love to travel? Save big on these innovative duffel bags, backpacks, and suitcases.

A good bag should be functional and hold all your things, but these days, bags do all sorts of helpful stuff. From acting as a portable closet to charging your phone, here are six great bags that go above and beyond the call of duty — and as a
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How Humble Leadership Really Works

Top-down leadership is outdated and counterproductive.

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