Former Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Bob Herbold says success creates nine dangerous traps for companies around the world today.
If your competitor has to lose for you to win, then you are in trouble. It’s not about war! 1. THE 30-SECOND SUMMARY: PORTER ON LEADERS & STRATEGY 1. Leaders make the choices that great strategies arise from. 2. They then defend assaults on that strategy from ideas that do not fit it. 3. Strategy [...]
Find out whether you are a right-brain or left-brain thinker What to do: Find out whether you are a right-brain or left-brain thinker by interlocking the fingers of your hands and placing one thumb on top of the other. Result:If you placed your right thumb on top of your left thumb, then you tend [...]
'The less training I do with them, the better they seem to play' 'The less training I do with them, the better they seem to play,' joked the self-effacing England rugby coach Brian Ashton, whose team narrowly lost the World Cup final at the weekend. Now there’s a line to get managers everywhere thinking. [...]
Real branding isn’t a beauty contest about the most creative advertising. It's about boosting the bottom-line. Example: Marks & Spencer's revival Real brands build on deep, immersive insights. You find these out in the real world, not watching 8 strangers drinking cheap wine from behind a 2-way mirror Example: Pampers learnt from child experts [...]