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What strategy is (and what it isn’t):

Strategy Driven

Sir Lawrence Freedman of Oxford University is one of the world’s preeminent international scholars on politics and war. Freedman writes, “So the realm of strategy is one of bargaining and persuasion as well as threats and pressure, psychological as well as physical effects, and words as well as deeds. Survival depends on it.

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Are you Ready for the Next Level?

Great Leadership By Dan

At my last company, where I was responsible for leadership development and succession planning, I once received a phone call on a Friday afternoon from one of my favorite managers. It went like this: “Dan, I just found out I’m going to promoted to a senior manage on Monday. Is there a senior manager school I could go to ASAP?”.

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10 Elements of a Great Woman’s Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

It’s written by professors from Harvard Business School, INSEAD, and Simmons School of Management. Elizabeth Freedman , Bates Communications. For our program, we’re building it based on the 2011 whitepaper “ Taking Gender into Account: Theory and Design for Woman’s Leadership Development Programs”. Deborah Kolb , Simmons. Great design.

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Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on…Prophesies, Predictions, and Forecasts

The Practical Leader

Freedman , Wrong: Why Experts Keep Failing Us and How to Know When Not to Trust Them. "You " - David H. "You have been a world-class sap for years. For listening to the economic and political forecasts of experts.

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Your Place in the World of Things

CO2

Milton Freedman was wrong! Gary Cohen grew the company from two people to 2,200 employees Currently, he is Managing Partner of CO2 Partners, LCC, operating as an executive coach and consultant. His book Just Ask Leadership - Why Great Managers Always Ask The Right Questions (McGraw Hill 2009). Pink Demos Dr. John Sullivan FORA.tv

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Planning Your Post-Retirement Career

Harvard Business Review

Featured Guest: Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Civic Ventures and author of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife. Download this podcast.

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Plan a Satisfying Retirement

Harvard Business Review

That’s a long time,” says Marc Freedman, CEO of Encore.org and the author of The Big Shift. Give yourself time to rest, renew, and restore,” says Freedman. Your goal, says Freedman, is to “figure out what your priorities are at this juncture in your life.”. Freedman advises taking a “try-before-you-buy” approach.