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chance; it is a matter of
choice.

WINSTON CHURCHILL

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Andy Grove – In Praise of Paranoia

He may have started it. With the release of his 1999 book, Only the Paranoid Survive, Andy Grove may have triggered the now widespread view that paranoia is an essential part of a leader’s mindset.

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WHY MASTERING YOUR BUSINESS ISN’T ENOUGH

Why Mastering Your Business Isn’t Enough

If your goal is to outcompete the Hiltons and the Marriotts, offer more room-nights than anyone in the world, then you’d better be expert at buying and developing real estate. Common sense. Until Airbnb came along.

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HOW TO ENVISION THE FUTURE

How to Envision the Future

I remember back in 1997 when IBM’s Deep Blue defeated world chess champion Gary Kasparov. It was a big deal, a computer beating the best chess player ever. Well, now there’s an even bigger deal.

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How to Blow Away Customer Expectations | Making Strategy Happen

How to Blow Away Customer Expectations

I almost didn’t go. One of the last things I want to do in any country is wait for a retailer to prepare the tax refund documentation for the trip home. Most times I don’t bother.
But this was Selfridges, the UK retailer known for its innovation

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HOW TO BE A CRAP MANAGER

How to be a Crap Manager

Let’s face it; there are a lot of crap managers out there. Which might cause you to think: How is that possible given all the available information about leadership, culture, engagement, and so on?
I know, it’s bewildering.

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THE FUTURE OF DESIGN: HERE’S WHAT’S NEXT

The Future of Design: Here’s What’s Next

Just over 10 years ago, Apple reminded us that design counts. The iPod, then the iPhone … products that are beautiful, not just functional, are products that attract.
Yet it’s more than just the esthetic of product design.

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How Adaptive is Your Leadership Style?

As leaders we struggle. Should I direct? Or suggest? Decide? Or involve others? Manage? Or lead?
The answer is: there is no one answer. The best leadership style is adaptive. To the people and the situation.

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