How to Seize Opportunity in a World of Disruption

Skip Prichard

That’s one reason I was interested to talk with Leo Tilman and General Charles Jacoby, who co-wrote a new book, Agility: How to Navigate the Unknown and Seize Opportunity in a World of Disruption. AGILITY aims to address this urgent need. Leadership Practices to Watch.

How to Build Great Data Products

Harvard Business Review

Products fueled by data and machine learning can be a powerful way to solve users’ needs. At Coursera, we use machine learning to help learners find the best content to reach their learning goals, and to ensure they have the support — automated and human — that they need to succeed. Meanwhile, data scientists and engineers have a keen eye for identifying feasible data-powered solutions and a strong intuition on what can be scaled and how.

Frontline Festival: Leaders Give Pointers on Creating Connection

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Submit your teamwork related blog posts and answers to that question here!

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Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobson

New to your leader role? Or, already a leader, but looking to hone your skills? With 10 leadership topics and easy to read within two hours, this book will both teach you and inspire you. That class was where I realized I wanted to pursue leadership as a career.

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The New World of Beta Curation

Strategy Driven

The other, smaller and rarer, is decentralized, horizontal, and inclusive. To flourish in today’s business environment, organizations and individuals need to transition from the outdated Alpha system to the fast-growing Beta paradigm. It means knowing how to mix and match.

Marketing Success | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

That said, my typical pro-marketing position assumes that certain key fundamentals are in place to insure that the lunatics don’t somehow become in charge of the asylum. Remember that good marketing adds value, leverage, and velocity to your vision.

The New Beta Way To Lead

Eric Jacobson

The other, smaller and rarer, is decentralized, horizontal, and inclusive. Drawing on her vast experience as a venture capitalist, organizational design expert, and management consultant, Ardi argues that the future belongs to the Betas.

The New Beta Way To Lead According To Dana Ardi

Eric Jacobson

The other, smaller and rarer, is decentralized, horizontal, and inclusive. Drawing on her vast experience as a venture capitalist, organizational design expert, and management consultant, Ardi argues that the future belongs to the Betas.

3 Ways to Take Action in the Face of Uncertainty

Harvard Business Review

If you’ve ever caught a deer in your headlights, you’ve seen that the first reaction to uncertainty is to freeze. The status quo seems the safest situation from which to assess. It’s not an instinct limited to the wild. So how should leaders adapt?

A Transformation Is Underway at U.S. Veterans Affairs. We Got an Inside Look.

Harvard Business Review

The agency, which provides health care to approximately 9 million veterans at over 1,700 locations, had set a top-down goal to increase the percentage of veterans who were seen within 14 days of requesting an appointment. Others routinely cancelled and rescheduled appointments to make wait times appear shorter than they actually were. “Organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they get,” notes McDonald. In 2014, the U.S.

An Agenda for the Future of Global Business

Harvard Business Review

This narrative has rested on three propositions: that globalization is a major driver of growth and prosperity; that technological progress enriches our lives; and that shareholder returns reflect businesses’ contributions to societal progress. Traditionally, it has been government’s role to provide equality of opportunity (particularly through education), an effective safety net, and social, political, and economic stability. Here’s What to Do About It.”