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Three Reasons Leaders Should Ask for Help

Next Level Blog

He’s the leader of a team that’s running some very challenging and game changing technology initiatives for the company. There’s a ton of leverage that comes with a designated leadership position. Just like financial leverage, leadership leverage can yield amazing outcomes when used well or disastrous outcomes when used poorly.

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How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess

Harvard Business Review

MIT Technology Review didn't pick a winner, but on its recent list of top 50 "disruptors," the magazine mixed stalwarts such as General Electric and IBM with up-and-comers, Square and Coursera. Financial leverage (assets over equity). The editors of Fast Company say Nike. Operating efficiency (sales over assets).

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How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess

Harvard Business Review

MIT Technology Review didn't pick a winner, but on its recent list of top 50 "disruptors," the magazine mixed stalwarts such as General Electric and IBM with up-and-comers, Square and Coursera. Financial leverage (assets over equity). The editors of Fast Company say Nike. Operating efficiency (sales over assets).

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I Got My Strategy from Greenpeace

Harvard Business Review

But there our story deviates from the norm because our turnaround wasn't based on cost control, financial leverage, or manufacturing efficiencies. We have, for example, developed a technology to take used carpet material back and separate the bitumen backing from the yarn and sell it to the road and roofing industries.

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Research: CEOs with Diverse Networks Create Higher Firm Value

Harvard Business Review

To estimate the effect of a CEO’s social network’s diversity on their firm’s value, we used ordinary least square regression models to control for other variables that could potentially change firm value, such as firm size, profitability, financial leverage, investment intensity, and corporate governance.