When the Big Strategic Idea someone pitches you is blatantly boneheaded and un-strategic, you might remind yourself that strategic thinkers are made, ...
If you're a successful leader, you're also a perpetual learner. And you're busy. Everyone's pace has picked up and a leader's need to learn more and more has run headlong into less and less time to learn it in. Nonetheless, good leaders find a way. Executive Smarts is one of them.
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- Genghis Kahn and Principles of Leadership
- Handling Layoffs For A Triple Win
- How to Cheat on Your Strategic Plan (or “The Wimp’s Way Out”)
- Is Your Strategic Plan DOA? Answer These Five Questions to Find Out
- Leadership Transition: Leave Your Campsite Better Than You Found It
- Linking Strategy Execution to Strategy Planning
- Make Strategy Review = Strategy Execution
- Measuring Strategic Outcomes? Instead of Metrics, Try the Bar Bet!
- On Virtue and Honor: Memo from John Paul Jones
- Pilot Your Way to Success: 15 Leadership Lessons From Flight Training
- Slow Courage and Doing the Right Thing
- Staying in Touch with Reality: 3 Ways Leaders Can Avoid a Stumble
- Strategic Assumptions – a Prerequisite to Great Strategies: 10 Tips
- The Challenge of Strategy: Seven Lessons
- The Formula for Good Judgment (and The Cure for Bad Judgment)
- We Can All Play in the “Innovation Sandbox”
- When Failure Leads to Innovation, and When It Doesn’t (Part One)
- When Failure Leads to Innovation, and When It Doesn’t (Part Two: The Leader’s Job)