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Earlier this year, Harvard Business released a study on the 100 best-performing CEOs in the world. So what do all of these great leaders have in common?

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Earlier this year, Harvard Business released a study on the 100 best-performing CEOs in the world. So what do all of these great leaders have in common?

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Encourage Employees to Want to Stay 1. Give them responsibility2. Show respect3. Be generous with time off
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Encourage Employees to Want to Stay

1. Give them responsibility
2. Show respect
3. Be generous with time off

(via Encourage Employees to Want to Stay - Management Tip of the Day - March 04, 2013 - Harvard Business Review)

What We Talk About When We Talk About “Social”
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How to Defuse Difficult People
        
        1. Shift the attention2. Respond with a non-judgemental observation3. Ask a thoughtful questionRead More
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How to Defuse Difficult People

1. Shift the attention
2. Respond with a non-judgemental observation
3. Ask a thoughtful question

Read More

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Why Innovators Love Constraints 1. Fewer resources produce proximity; proximity drives innovation. 2. Constraints lead to faster feedback.3. Constraints can be an indispensable tool of creation.
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Why Innovators Love Constraints

1. Fewer resources produce proximity; proximity drives innovation.
2. Constraints lead to faster feedback.
3. Constraints can be an indispensable tool of creation.

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Spark Innovation with These 3 Words
        
        Say it with me: How might we?This is the phrase that today’s most successful companies use when they 
want to tackle challenges creatively. How might we improve X … or 
completely re-imagine Y… or find a new way to accomplish Z? This 
approach to innovation ensures that you’re asking the right questions, 
and steering clear of more limiting inquiries like “How can we?” or “How
 should we?” which imply judgment. Read more
        (via Spark Innovation with These 3 Words - Management Tip of the Day - December 25, 2012 - Harvard Business Review)
Spark Innovation with These 3 Words

Say it with me: How might we?

This is the phrase that today’s most successful companies use when they want to tackle challenges creatively. How might we improve X … or completely re-imagine Y… or find a new way to accomplish Z? This approach to innovation ensures that you’re asking the right questions, and steering clear of more limiting inquiries like “How can we?” or “How should we?” which imply judgment. Read more

(via Spark Innovation with These 3 Words - Management Tip of the Day - December 25, 2012 - Harvard Business Review)

12 Blogs Every Small Business Should Be Reading
1. QuickSprout2. Harvard Business Review3. Killer Startups4. Mixergy5. Mike Blumenthal Blog6. David Mihm7. Search Engine Land’s Local Search Category8. Blueglass9. Andy Sernovitz10. Copyblogger11. Convince and Convert12. Google Small Business
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"If you want your career to take off, you may need to do the opposite of what risk managers try to do: Instead of focusing on how to reduce risks, you may need to embrace and enhance them."

Ron Ashkenas at the Harvard Business Review says that risk management is all about identifying and analyzing threats that might compromise your success. But he adds that while mitigating risk is essential to many business questions, you should embrace the ‘R’ word when making decisions about your career.
His key point: Career success is dependent on maximizing your happiness, not reducing your risk.
(via Embracing Risk in Career Decisions - Ron Ashkenas - Harvard Business Review )
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"If you want your career to take off, you may need to do the opposite of what risk managers try to do: Instead of focusing on how to reduce risks, you may need to embrace and enhance them."

Ron Ashkenas at the Harvard Business Review says that risk management is all about identifying and analyzing threats that might compromise your success. But he adds that while mitigating risk is essential to many business questions, you should embrace the ‘R’ word when making decisions about your career.

His key point: Career success is dependent on maximizing your happiness, not reducing your risk.

(via Embracing Risk in Career Decisions - Ron Ashkenas - Harvard Business Review )

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