Learn How To Identify And Overcome Your Leadership Blindspots

Eric Jacobson

"A blindspot is an unrecognized weakness or threat that has the potential to undermine a leader''s success," explains author Robert Bruce Shaw. Compounding the challenge says Shaw is that: "People who are smart and self-assured are often very skillful at justifying their thinking and behavior--to the point of being in denial about their weaknesses and the threats they face.

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Leadership Blindspots

Eric Jacobson

"A blindspot is an unrecognized weakness or threat that has the potential to undermine a leader''s success," explains author Robert Bruce Shaw. Compounding the challenge says Shaw is that: "People who are smart and self-assured are often very skillful at justifying their thinking and behavior--to the point of being in denial about their weaknesses and the threats they face.

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The Benefits of a Chief Transformation Officer for Growth

N2Growth Blog

Vrio Corp has been committed to following market trends and increasing its value proposition through transformation: investing in technology and content aligned with the consumers’ habits, emphasizing the next generation.

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How to Find Leadership Blindspots

Leading Blog

In Leadership Blindspots , author Robert Shaw make this important observation: “ Leadership strengths are often found in close proximity to blindspots. Shaw suggests that not all blindspots are bad. It contains self-assessment questions in each of the four potential blindspot areas: self, team, company and markets. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. Blindspots.

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How to Bring Breakthrough Ideas to Life

Skip Prichard

And long before Jobs, there was George Bernard Shaw’s classic assertion that “All progress depends on the unreasonable [person].” Of course, beyond your organization, there is a whole ecosystem of players you need to engage with or neutralize to bring your innovation to market.

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Ready for Change – book review

Rapid BI

Ready for Change: Chapter 5 – Collaborative Decision-making – Prof Duncan Shaw. Ready for Change: Chapter 10 – “Marketing is all about T-shirts and posters – Right?” For me in Ready for Change, one of the most important things that I don’t do enough of is “map group knowledge” In chapter 5 Prof Shaw shows the importance of knowing the knowledge available to ensure a sound collaborative approach.

5 Behaviors of Leaders Who Embrace Change

Harvard Business

To infuse change agility into your culture, mid- and front-line leaders — who are closest to the markets, customers, and daily operations — need to be encouraged and incented to see opportunities in what they do every day. History is littered with market leaders who didn’t see the opportunities ahead or take action on them. Patrizia Savarese/Getty Images. At best, mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s) have a 50/50 chance of reaching their intended results.

What’s the Purpose of Companies in the Age of AI?

Harvard Business

What can firms do better than markets? My former colleagues Sumantra Ghoshal and Peter Moran wrote a landmark paper arguing that, unlike markets, firms deliberately take resources away from their short-term best use, in order to give themselves the chance to create even more value over the long term. With apologies to George Bernard Shaw, I think of these people as unreasonable — they seek to adapt the world to their view, rather than learn to fit in.

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Morning Advantage: Ye Olde Leadership Lessons from Shakespeare

Harvard Business Review

Quoting George Bernard Shaw, Roberts writes, “The problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” and fresh out of business school, he seemed perfectly positioned to bring the addictive soft pretzels to this new market. Fed up with peppy leadership books? Strategy gurus with strangely white teeth and strangely permanent tans? Bulleted lists of do's and don'ts that make management sound duh-level straightforward, when it's anything but?

India's Decade of Collaboration

Harvard Business Review

For instance, in October 2010, Biocon struck a $350-million marketing alliance with Pfizer, the world's largest drug maker, to commercialize four of Biocon's insulin biosimilar products in non-overlapping markets globally. Global innovation networks represent a next-generation collaborative approach to innovation built on global partnerships in which four specialized players come together to co-create and co-market new solutions — namely: Inventors.

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Morning Advantage: Ye Olde Leadership Lessons from Shakespeare

Harvard Business Review

Quoting George Bernard Shaw, Roberts writes, “The problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” and fresh out of business school, he seemed perfectly positioned to bring the addictive soft pretzels to this new market. Fed up with peppy leadership books? Strategy gurus with strangely white teeth and strangely permanent tans? Bulleted lists of do's and don'ts that make management sound duh-level straightforward, when it's anything but?