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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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Global Study of High Performance Product Teams

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For the past three years Actuation Consulting, along with a wide array of sponsors and industry associations, has conducted a global study of product team performance. The findings from our annual study …

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Product Development Process Adoption: Can the Past Predict the Future?

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What Our Product Development Process Adoption Data Shows We have been tracking adoption rates for a variety of product development processes since 2012. This is the first year that we …

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10 Workplace Skills That Are Increasingly Important To Your Success

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Recently the Institute for the Future published a study* identifying key workplace skills that are essential for professional success. The IFTF believes that there are 10 skills that top the list. While I …