Monthly Archives: September 2011

DO WE REALLY NEED TO BE ADAPTABLE?

In July, Professor Jim Heskett from Harvard Business School in an article in Working Knowledge, asked the question:  “What’s the Downside of Adapting?” He wrote, “Adaptability is a current byword in a world filled with uncertainty at all levels, including … Continue reading

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Seven Tough Questions Every Leader Must Ask about Growth

In an article on Harvard Business Review’s blog, Rosabeth Moss Kanter described “Five Tough Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Ask about Growth.”  While it was aimed at entrepreneurs and start-ups, I believe it contains several great points for all leaders who … Continue reading

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DO INNOVATION METRICS REALLY MATTER?

In a highly popular Harvard Business Review blog, professor Vijay Govindarajan and consultants Mark Sebel and Jay Terwilliger, defined “Innovation’s Nine Critical Success Factors.”  I won’t repeat them here, but readers interested in the detailed descriptions can find it at … Continue reading

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