BUSINESS MODEL

Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd

Youngme Moon of the Harvard Business School created this video introducing her new book, DIFFERENT, an intimately drawn meditation on the meaning of business differentiation. She teaches one of the most sought-after courses in the school’s curriculum, and has published some of the best-selling case studies in the world. How is your business different?

EXECUTION | LEADERSHIP

Can a Company Have Co-CEOs?

Co-founders, family-owned businesses, and professional service firms often have this arrangement. There can only be one real head of the company, no matter what title each person has. If employees aren’t clear about who’s going to make key final decisions, it creates indecision and anxiety. Verne Harnish (author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits) recently wrote…

LEADERSHIP | STRATEGY

24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World

Different cultures can have radically different leadership styles, and international organizations would do well to understand them. Business Insider recently published an update (posted by Gus Lubin) on British linguist Richard D. Lewis who charted these differences in his book “When Cultures Collide,” first published in 1996 and now in its third edition. From structured individualism…