Leadership and management books are usually about strengthening the solid lines in complex organization charts. However, sometimes the best approach is not complex, but really simple and straightforward. Yet this simplicity can be very profound.
In most cases, you need both the right strategy and a strong culture. However, if you recognize that culture can be a unique way of competing, you will discover that it may in fact be the essence and heart of the strategy.
He may be the richest person in the world, but he still cracks the books to stay sharp. Have a look at the ultimate Bill Gates reading list to find out which 5 books he recommends to up your game—and why.
Want to get things done? You need to learn how to convince people to say yes. Watch as Robert Cialdini, author of Pre-Suasion, describes the most important factors for influencing people.
Afraid to miss an opportunity? Juggling too much of anything never leads to a positive outcome. This one piece of advice from Steve Jobs helped a new CEO, and changed the fate of two super brands forever.
Taking inspiration from outside your own category and Twisting your brand with those ideas to inspire a new approach, fresh idea, new channel of delivery—or a way to make your customer’s life a little easier—is effective for businesses of any size.
Jim Dewald, Dean of the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, explains how entrepreneurial thinking is essential for organizations to secure a place in the future.
Steve Jobs’ management style has always been a subject of debate. Whether you agree with it or not, he was still able to build the most successful company on the planet. Here’s an inside look at how he led company meetings and what you can learn from it.