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The Innovation Leadership Continuum

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“Who is responsible for incubating and leading the definition and development of innovative or disruptive products in your organization?” This is one of the key questions we asked survey respondents …

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Would Google’s Hiring Practices Work At Your Company?

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I recently read a Wall Street Journal article about Google’s human resource philosophy as espoused by Laszlo Bock, head of HR where human resources is referred to as “people operations.” …

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Are You A Strategic Leader?

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Last week I read an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled The Way to Become a “Strategic” Executive. The piece was written by Herminia Ibarra who is a Cora …

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Voice of the Customer: Why Are Organization’s So Poor At Acknowledging Customer Feedback?

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Organizations around the world tout their desire to listen to and capture customer feedback and suggestions. Listening to the “voice of the customer” is widely regarded as the de facto …

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Marketing And The Product Team – How To Nurture A Positive Relationship

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One of the issues that organizations encounter as they scale is optimizing the working relationship between marketing (or product marketing) and the product team. So in our most recent market …

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Should Product Teams Understand Their Product’s Sales Cycle?

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The Product Team’s Knowledge of the Sales Cycle While the data show the majority of product teams have managed to strike a strong relationship with their organization’s sales team, with only occasional …