Strategy  JEFF HADEN

79 Years Ago, a Spy Agency Showed Agents 8 Ways to Sabotage Business Meetings. Unfortunately, Most Can Still Be Found in Every Meeting You Attend

A US spy agency's 'General Interference With Organizations and Production' list might as well be a blueprint for the average meeting.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

New Cognitive Research Shows Gaining Knowledge and Achieving Mastery Comes Down to the Rule of 7

While talent matters, the good news is we all learn at basically the same rate – and can "learn anything we want".

Strategy PETER COHAN

Cancel Meetings to Save Time, Boost Productivity and Reduce Waste

If you don't know the purpose of a meeting, cancel it.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

Science Says Using 1 Word Will Help You Develop Better Ideas, Solutions, and Problem-Solving Skills

When faced with a dilemma – or simply wanting to make a change – research shows "What should I do?" is a terrible thing to ask.

Strategy NICK HOBSON

IBM Just Released Its New 'People Mantra'. It's Just 3 Words and CEOs Everywhere Should Listen Up

A refreshing take on recession-proofing the business. It starts with people.

Strategy ENTREPRENEURS' ORGANIZATION

How to Rethink Your Annual Planning and Business Strategy

Exploring new ideas about old ways of thinking can reinvigorate your sense of purpose and focus.

Strategy JOHN HALL

3 Challenges Businesses Are Facing in 2023 and How To Overcome Them

With every new year comes new problems. Here is a strategy for each one.

Strategy JOHN HALL

How Businesses Can Use Data to Optimize Marketing Strategy

Understand your audience and target more effectively.

Strategy MARCEL SCHWANTES

Your Overall Happiness in Life Really Comes Down to 5 Simple Words

Money alone doesn't lead to sustainable happiness. So what does?

Strategy JOHN HALL

3 Tips for Turning a Passion Into a Business

Learn how you can work to transform what you love into a reputable and profitable business in the new year.

Strategy PETER COHAN

3 Lessons From Elon Musk's Sabotage Of Tesla

Know your customers' needs, track your rivals and choose a clear strategy.

Strategy BRIT MORSE

3 Shipping Strategies to Try in 2023

Labor shortages, rising inflation and market volatility aren't likely to make shipping any easier this upcoming year. These strategies may help.

Strategy SEAN KIM

3 Key Principles to Build and Keep Trust With Your Customers

Here's what every entrepreneur should know about building and keeping trust.

Strategy MARCEL SCHWANTES

How Should Leaders Prepare for The Challenges Ahead? LinkedIn Execs Offer 3 Key Workforce Strategies

Three strategies to build a more resilient organization for the future.

Strategy RANJAY GULATI

4 Keys to a Digital Banking Startup Success

How purpose helped the founder of NuBank win a David vs. Goliath battle.

Strategy MARCEL SCHWANTES

6 Habits of People With Exceptional Mental Focus

Here's how to stay focused and increase your attention span in a demanding digital age.

Strategy JIM SCHLECKSER

You Aren't Selling Your Company. You're Trading Assets

You'll need to sell it for enough to replace your income.

Strategy STEVEN LAWSON

3 Uncommon Questions That Will Ensure You Get the Most Out of 2023

A better way to make change next year.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

Want to Learn From Your Mistakes and Be More Successful? Science Says Avoid the Dreaded Ostrich Effect

Because what you don't think about – and therefore know – eventually does hurt you.

Strategy PETER COHAN

3 Strategies for Winning New Customers

Find unrelieved customer pain, aim at a large market, build a better solution.

Strategy JOHN HALL

3 Strategies Businesses Can Utilize to Own Their Industries

Owning your industry equals business success, but it's not always easy to increase market share. To rise to the top, you need strategies that improve perception of your brand and the customer experience.

Strategy MARTIN ZWILLING

8 Keys to Keeping Up With Market Change in Your Business

Don't count on that big innovation that spawned your business to keep you competitive over time.

Strategy JOHN HALL

What Google's Move to Rid Chrome of Third Party Cookies Means for Business Owners

As Google delays their decision to remove third-party cookies, business owners need to prepare for how this change will affect them.

Strategy JESSICA STILLMAN

7 Ways to Make Your Company More Resilient Before a Recession Hits, According to MIT Research

Armed with MIT research and 'Game of Thrones' quotes, a pair of experts explain how businesses can prepare to survive (or even thrive) in a recession.

Strategy TOM WHEELWRIGHT

4 Wealth-Building Moves to Make While Moving Into the New Year

What you're doing now may not get you where you want to be.

Strategy KELLY MAIN

Starbucks Works With China To Do What Its Never Done Before In a Bid For Mass Growth-And Power

What controlling the means of production means for the company and the country's government.

Strategy SUREN G. DUTIADANE STANGLER

6 Principles for Corporate Turnarounds

Elon Musk is quickly finding, in a very public fashion, that turnarounds are far easier said than done.

Strategy PETER COHAN

Charlie Mungers' 10 Keys To Success

They all spring from one idea: Make the most of your strengths and weaknesses.

Strategy JOEL COMM

4 Things to Take Your Podcast to the Next Level in 2023

It might feel like it's hard to get your podcast noticed with so much competition. In order to build an audience in 2023, try these proven tactics.

Strategy HOWARD TULLMAN

Be Thankful You're Still in Business. Be Ready to Get Through Some Tougher Times Ahead

Enjoy the holiday, but for entrepreneurs there's rarely a day off and there are big decisions ahead. These five tips can help you make them.

Strategy PETER COHAN

3 Strategies To Keep You In The Lead After Your Company Goes Public

Collaborate with a strategic CFO, focus on long-term goals, stay ahead of disruptors

Strategy HEATHER WILDE

3 Secrets for Building Products Customers Love

When developing a new product, it takes a little bit of finesse to beat the odds.

Strategy MICHAEL WALTERS

Every CEO Needs a CEO. 8 Steps to Find Yours and Control Expenses

P&L Survival Guide, Part III: How to start managing costs.

Strategy MICHAEL WALTERS

Become a Sell-Out to Save Your Business and Retain Your Customers

You can thrive even in today's economy without raising prices. In this four-part series, we unpack how.

Strategy MICHAEL WALTERS

How to Survive Raising Your Company's Prices, Naked and Unafraid

P&L Survival Guide, Part IV: What to do when you have no choice but to raise prices.

Strategy JIM SCHLECKSER

The Secret Combination You Need for Company Success

It's the balance between creativity and execution

Strategy JASON ATEN

With 7 Words, Patagonia's Billionaire Founder Explained Why He Gave Away the Entire Company

It really is about purpose over profit.

Strategy NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

Lessons From a High-Frequency Trader: Why Business Leaders Should Be Using the Sharpe Ratio

Just like a hedge fund manager, business leaders need to constantly balance risk and reward. Why not use the same formula?

Strategy ROBIN CAMAROTE

Boost Your Credibility with the 3 Ss Approach to Using Stats and Studies

How to use studies to effectively build buy-in with your boss and peers.

Strategy RASHELLE ISIP

3 Simple Strategies to Help You Plan

Streamline the planning process with these structured approaches.

Strategy INC

6 Ways You're Thinking Wrong – and What You Can Do About Them

Our species adopted a host of cognitive strategies to survive and thrive. These lessons can help you avoid their pitfalls.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Embrace the 30-for-30 Plan to Overcome Procrastination

A little science, a little emotional intelligence and a whole lot of progress towards a goal you've been putting off.

Strategy BHARAT KANODIA

3 Keys to Building a Successful TV Programming Operation

There's no substitute to learning the business from the ground up.

Strategy PETER COHAN

4 Vital Questions That Business Leaders Must Answer

Market size and growth? Current market share and how you will gain more? Capital required and expected ROI? Length of cash runway?

Strategy MARIA HAGGERTY

3 Sustainable Strategies to Improve Your Reverse Logistics Process

These modern retail strategies will help give your products a longer life.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

Kobe Bryant Embodied the 1 Decision That Separates Those Who Succeed From Those Who Only Dream

While one record Kobe Bryant holds seems to indicate massive failure, the reality is very different.

Strategy DAMON BROWN

How to Create a New Habit That Will Stick

Habits are easier to replace than break, but how to build them? There are 3 elements you need for success. Here is how to create lasting change.

Strategy SHAZI VISRAM

How to Make Your Business Stand Out in a Crowded Market

What to do when competition is fierce and losing is not an option.

Strategy BHARAT KANODIA

3 Ways to Capitalize on Creativity

Understanding content rights in the entertainment industry.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

How Did These Stanford Students Turn $5 Into $650 in Just Two Hours? They Used the Power of First Principles, and So Can You

Sometimes finding the best way forward means boiling a challenge or problem down to its essence.

Strategy JOEL COMM

3 Ways to Personalize Your Company's Giving

Corporate giving doesn't hold the same weight if your employees aren't engaged in the process. So give them a say in your philanthropic endeavors to boost alignment, buy-in and results.

Strategy AMY BALLIETT

This One Strategy Will Recession-Proof Your Business

It can bring clarity in times of ambiguity, inspire loyalty where there was once indifference, and instill confidence amidst unease.

Strategy PETER COHAN

5 Strategies That Helped DoorDash Win 59 Percent Market Share

Tell a compelling origin story, win the battle for customer value, improve operations each day, work with customers monthly, dream big and start small.

Strategy MILAGROS PHILLIPS

It Takes Courage to Start A Company. It Takes Even More if You're Black

Black-owned businesses face additional challenges. Here's how to help overcome them.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

The Best Way to Learn Faster and Improve Your Memory Includes 10 Science-Backed Cognitive Benefits

One simple learning strategy can help you remember more, retrieve more, make connections between seemingly unrelated information, transfer what you know to new situations... the list goes on and on.

Strategy HILLEL FULD

The First 3 Steps after Someone Makes a Business Introduction for you

Don't just leave a business introduction in your inbox. Instead, turn it into a meeting.

Strategy BHARAT KANODIA

3 Essential Strategies for Foreign Founders in the US

How to flip your foreign company without breaking the bank – or your brain.

Strategy JUSTIN BARISO

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Sent an Inspiring Letter to Employees. This Was the Most Interesting Part

Starbucks chief executive says the company needs to reinvent itself. How? Enter the IKEA effect.

Strategy MIKE MADDOCK

To Become a Better Leader Develop Your Unique Skill

Are you a Hammer looking for a nail? Here's how to use your skills to build a stronger leadership team.

Strategy BHARAT KANODIA

3 Game-Changing Tips for Business Success from a Trial Lawyer

Exploring the middle ground between business and litigation.

Strategy JEFF HADEN

How Apple Failed to Predict 5 Ways the iPhone Would Change the World

Steve Jobs said some people are crazy enough to think they can change the world. But neither he nor Apple execs foresaw these unexpected outcomes.

Strategy SEAN KIM

Follow These Timeless Principles to Scale Your Business Successfully

You've gotten from zero to one. What now?

Strategy HILLEL FULD

Why You Should Try to Write Articles for a Large Publication

It's part of the toolkit to build a brand for your business.

Strategy BILL MURPHY JR.

Southwest Airlines Just Revealed an Enormous Advantage. Why Doesn't Everyone Do This?

It's a $1.2 billion advantage this year alone.

Strategy PETER COHAN

A Critique Of Mark Zuckerberg's 4 Tactics For Managing A Downturn

Set the bar high, judge performance based on facts, cut what doesn't make customers better off, invest in growth.

Strategy MARTIN ZWILLING

8 Strategies For Bounding Ahead Of Competitors In Growing Your Business

There are many reasons why successful large companies can't keep up with innovative startups.

Strategy PETER COHAN

5 Things Startups Must Do To Survive The Capital Freeze, According to Midas List VC

Resist FOMO, create the most value for customers, sell to rational buyers, diversify your customers, and cut pet projects.


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