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Posts Tagged ‘Synergist’

Why Politics is Killing Your Business (and why it’s no one’s fault but your own)

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com There’s never been a worse time in history to look to politics to solve the problems of business. With Congress’s approval ratings in single digits, I doubt anyone genuinely believes that…

Why Doubling Down in Tough Times Doesn’t Work

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com Ever wonder why every month brings another tale of a badly-handled corporate disaster (just some of this year’s haul: Nokia, Siemens, RIM, Zynga, JP Morgan), yet you have to go back to 1982 for the…

Synergistic teamwork at its most (impressively) basic

If you manage or work in or with teams of any sort, you must watch this video. Note the instructions given at the start, watch what happens, then listen carefully to the question asked right at the end: This is an example of a team working…

How to flourish in any crisis

Ever wonder why every month brings another tale of a badly handled corporate disaster (here’s last year’s haul: BP, HP, Netflix, Groupon, HP, Bank of America, News International, Yahoo, HP, Toyota, Google, Kodak), yet you have to go back to 1982 for…

Pattern Recognition And The Business Of Thinking

One of the precepts of Predictable Success is that being successful in business (in anything, really) is simple: just make good decisions. Even simpler: just make one good decision (your next one). Then follow it by another. Then another. Then…

Neil Denny knows how to overcome conflict

Neil Denny is a sought after writer and presenter on conflict issues. He is the author of the book ‘Conversational Riffs’ , is a consultant family lawyer and a Director with allLD Learning and Development.Neil draws upon his experiences within law,…

Steve Jobs: Genius was the easy part

Like many people, I have a huge admiration for Steve Jobs leadership skills and for what he has created, not just with Apple, but also with Pixar and NeXt. There have been countless tributes in the last week to Jobs’ genius – in design, in…

Why your team - large or small - isn't delivering growth

Yesterday we looked at the number #1 reason businesses fail to grow consistently – because they have the wrong team.So why do so many teams fail to grow their business consistently and profitably- even if they have a great strategy to underpin their…