Articles Tagged ‘Jim Collins’

Confidence > Comfort

Confidence > Comfort

John D. Anderson

Many successful executives are surprised to find themselves very uncomfortable in what they thought was the “good life,” but this should be expected when the “good life” is the goal. The challenge is to find confidence in discomfort.

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Managing the Family Business

Managing the Family Business

David Dudon

When business issues and family issues are the same thing, the challenges in each institution multiply. Adhering to three key disciplines will ensure that family remain allies and make life much easier for everyone involved.

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Timeless Concepts of Leadership & Management

Timeless Concepts of Leadership & Management

Prafulla Pande

Today’s winning business principles are not rocket science. They are also nothing new, as revealed by the writings of a B.C.-era thinker from the other side of the world.

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BHAG This, BHAG That…

BHAG This, BHAG That…

Troy Schrock

The BHAG concept, first identified by authors Jim Collins and Jerry Porras, is a powerful tool for rallying an organization around shared vision. The challenge is to avoid rendering it meaningless by misapplication or overuse.

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Failure, a Great Teacher

Failure, a Great Teacher

Troy Schrock

Much has been written about what makes great organizations successful, but we can learn at least as much from how they fail. A systematic approach to studying failure should be a top priority for all business executives.

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