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This is The No. 1 Key to Success as a Leader

by Catherine Clifford CNBC Profiles

Jack Welch is a celebrated, legendary CEO. In his two decades at the helm of General Electric, he grew revenues to $130 billion from $25 billion and profit to $15 billion from $1.5 billion. Market capitalization ballooned to $400 billion, growing by a multiple of 30. His management became so revered that after he retired from General Electric, Welch launched the online...

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Knowledge – Your Most Valuable Asset

by Todd Frye IBI E-Learning Portal

In your career, it can easily go both ways – success or failure. Both can also be temporary. You might be successful only for period of time, before you go back to failing and the wheels might continue to turn in that manner. But although it is ups and downs, it comes and goes – one thing remained. The lessons you learnt that accumulate to be a library of knowledge.

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Why Leaders Lose Their Way

by Bill George Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

In recent months several high-level leaders have mysteriously lost their way. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund and a leading French politician, was arraigned on charges of sexual assault. Before that David Sokol, rumored to be Warren Buffett’s successor, was forced to resign for trading in Lubrizol stock prior to recommending...

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How to Do More Meaningful Work

by Cal Newport Chief Learning Officer Today

In our latest Your Career interview, author and computer science professor Cal Newport uncovers the nature of deep work and how focusing without distraction on a cognitively demanding task is the source of competitive advantage. But it’s not easy. Fortunately, the ability to focus and do deep work is something that can be trained.

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March 8, 2017 by Dale Wilcox

Earlier today - International Women's Day - I was reminiscing about an entrepreneurial women’s conference that I attended a few weeks ago.

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