Eighth Annual Hay Group Study Identifies Best Companies for Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Here is the press release from the Hay study: The 8 th annual Hay Group study ranks the best companies for leadership around the globe and examines how those companies nurture talent and foster innovation in their ranks. They’re shifting from selling products and services to becoming integrated business partners that can help their customers solve for pressing needs.”. Leaders work hard to connect people with projects that are personally meaningful to them.

The Continuum and the Marketplace

Strategy Driven

With the right focus, meeting unmet emotional needs can be much more than a token statement issued in press releases. Project Management Best Practice 1 – The Project Management Intensity Continuum.

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Work Smarter with Evernote in 2013

Harvard Business Review

2012 can be the last year you forget if you make 2013 the year you commit to using a digital notebook like Evernote. My short ebook, Work Smarter with Evernote , which Harvard Business Review Press released today, can show you how. What would it mean to work smarter with Evernote in 2013? October: Starting a new project? Share the notebook with the rest of the project team so you can collaborate on your research process and share your work in progress.

Data is Worthless if You Don't Communicate It

Harvard Business Review

There is a pressing need for more businesspeople who can think quantitatively and make decisions based on data and analysis, and businesspeople who can do so will become increasingly valuable.

Six Principles for Developing Humility as a Leader

Harvard Business Review

We all do it: whether we''re writing a press release or a self-appraisal, we put the best spin on our success — and then conveniently forget that the reality wasn''t as flawless. He projected convincing self-confidence, authenticity, and wisdom.

What the Marketing Agency of the Future Will Do Differently

Harvard Business Review

From how we initiate a project by establishing metrics and outcomes from the beginning, to being more agile in building programs that can bend, move and iterate as we learn from what the market is telling us (marketing optimization anyone?). It's a murky, unclear future for the marketing agency, but one thing is for certain: things are changing at an exponential pace. An agency used to act as the executional arm of the marketing department.

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

Harvard Business Review

Looking to expand our reach and impact, I was quick to say “yes” to a Twitter grader … and to a Foursquare grader (yes, that was hot at the time)… and to a press release grader. You have half-baked projects all over the place. Remember that Foursquare grader project? And in the spring of 2013, we opened our European headquarters in Dublin. Hayon Thapaliya.