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Depreciating Intellectual Capital

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Hamel argued that on biggest challenges facing large companies was senior leadership “inability to write off their own depreciating intellectual capital. What are you doing to keep your knowledge from depreciating? Yesterday, I finally got around to listening to the latest Office Hours podcast from Daniel Pink. Dan’s guest for the month was Gary Hamel, author of What Matters Now (review forthcoming) and The Future of Management (review not need – buy the book).

Depreciating Intellectual Capital

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Hamel argued that on biggest challenges facing large companies was senior leadership “inability to write off their own depreciating intellectual capital. What are you doing to keep your knowledge from depreciating? Yesterday, I finally got around to listening to the latest Office Hours podcast from Daniel Pink. Dan’s guest for the month was Gary Hamel, author of What Matters Now (review forthcoming) and The Future of Management (review not needed – buy the book).

Quote of the day: Frederick Douglass

Crossderry Blog

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. — Frederick Douglass Filed under: PMO.

How to Thrive as an Introverted Self-Leader and Entrepreneur

Lead Change Blog

As an introvert, you may also want to play to your strengths and occasionally use self-depreciating humor to connect with others. Have you ever heard the assertion that introverts do not make good leaders?

The Superboss Playbook

Leading Blog

Superbosses can be fierce or gentle, belligerent or self-depreciating, but whatever their style, they do a much better job inspiring and teaching because they get in their trenches with protégés, leading by example and giving them personalized attention they require to move up quickly.

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Global Companies Need to Adopt Agile Pricing in Emerging Markets

Harvard Business Review

Or should it be more, to compensate for the likelihood of further depreciation to come? Over the past 18 months, Sergey’s experience has been echoed in offices in Ukraine, South Africa, Turkey, Brazil, and many other emerging markets that have faced substantial currency depreciation due to the drop in commodity prices and the flow of capital to the U.S. For instance, one of our B2B clients raised prices by 15-20% following a currency depreciation.

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Do You Need a Leadership Storm?

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Over time, this results in a drought of leadership and depreciates our greatest asset: the people. Storms that may seem destructive, often bring positive results. A leadership storm can have the same impact.

Shut-up & Listen | N2Growth Blog

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Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Strategies for Succeeding in Today’s Brazil

Harvard Business Review

Second, corporations should take advantage of the unprecedented currency depreciation and localize their business operations. In the case of strategic acquisitions, currency depreciation tells only half of the story. In the early 2000s, Brazil became the darling of corporate investment.

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Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

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Bonus or No Bonus? | N2Growth Blog

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Leadership & Initiative Overload | N2Growth Blog

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Looking For Leadership

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The Disconnected Leader | N2Growth Blog

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Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

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7 Types of Waste Productivity Leaders Eradicate

Nathan Magnuson

Inventory ties up cash and space that could be used in other ways and adds additional risk (theft, depreciation, expiration and non-recoverability to name a few). How much is waste costing your organization? It’s possible you may not have thought much it before.

8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

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How Multinationals Can Grow in the Middle East and Africa

Harvard Business Review

Despite lower oil prices, currency depreciations, higher taxes, and geopolitical uncertainty, the region is still rich in opportunities, from selling efficiency-enhancing technology to the Saudi government to offering Western products to 100 million Ethiopian consumers. The competitiveness of expensive, imported products has been substantially undermined by currency depreciations and cost constraints in markets from Nigeria to Egypt, and from South Africa to Turkey.

Leadership and Opportunity | N2Growth Blog

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We Can’t Study Short-Termism Without the Right Metrics

Harvard Business Review

For instance, McKinsey considered a smaller ratio of capital expenditure to depreciation to indicate short-term thinking, because it’s assumed that short-term companies will invest less, and less consistently, than other companies. Third, firms understate their depreciation expense because they assume that their long-lived assets will retain their worth over the long term — even though technological change increasingly makes them obsolete.

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Intellect…an Asset or Liability? | N2Growth Blog

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Why Multinationals Are Doubling Down on Russia

Harvard Business Review

While the middle class has been eroded by currency depreciation and recession, the Russian consumer remains technologically savvy, interested in quality Western brands, and able to spend.

Leadership – No Talent Required | N2Growth Blog

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Prospects for Emerging Markets Aren’t as Bad as You’ve Heard

Harvard Business Review

A direct result has been depreciation in emerging market currencies. Even after factoring in currency depreciations, their share of the global economy continues to rise year after year. It’s obvious that emerging markets are facing severe headwinds.

Book Review: UnMarketing. Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.

LDRLB

Scott Stratten has a witty, sarcastic and self-depreciating writing style. First off, I am definitely not qualified to review a book on social media. I’m still learning a lot, make lots of mistakes and am still trying to figure it out along with everyone else. So I’m approaching this review from the perspective of a business leader looking to learn more about how best to embark into online social networking endeavours. And UnMarketing: Stop Marketing.

Dealing with Conflict | N2Growth Blog

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Leaders: Born or Made? | N2Growth Blog

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Discipline & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Communication Strategy in 13 Steps – Communicating Strategic Plan To Employees

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For example if you discuss EBITDA (Earnings before interest tax and depreciation) don’t assume that all your employees will understand what you mean. What do you need to do to share your strategic plan? Creating a strategic plan is quite an undertaking for a business.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

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Companies Shouldn’t Wait to Prepare for the Post-Brexit World

Harvard Business Review

The depreciation of sterling has driven up the price of the UK’s import bill by 13% (on average) since the vote, which, if fully passed on, translates into a ~6% drop in disposable income. But whether that grows the economy depends on exporters’ choices: They can hike prices and thereby capture additional margin (leaving volumes unchanged) or sell higher volumes at cheaper (depreciated) prices. What is going on with Brexit?

In Defense of Routine Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Well, since 1985, Intel has generated cumulative operating income before depreciation of $287.4 Since 1985, Microsoft has generated $325 billion in operating profit cumulatively before depreciation.

Love and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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The Data Says Climate Change Could Cost Investors Trillions

Harvard Business Review

Will that asset be operational or retain its value over the normal depreciation period? An important new study , published in the journal Nature Climate Change, says that climate change will be expensive. Extremely expensive.

Is the Customer Always Right? | N2Growth Blog

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Leading Those Who Don't Want To Follow | N2Growth Blog

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