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Business people run their work to determine mission and reach the goal

A goal isn’t a mission

A heated argument recorded in the White House in 1962 offers a cautionary lesson in mission-setting for leaders today.

January 30, 2023
Bottles of pharmacy ingredients sit on a shelf

“Like mountain air in the veins”

H.G. Wells’s 1908 satire, Tono-Bungay, about a fictional health tonic, provides valuable insights into the entrepreneurial mind and spirit.

January 23, 2023
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Beware the hazards of email

It’s a lesson we have to relearn: tone and intent can easily get lost in translation.

January 19, 2023

Can bossless management work?

Not according to B-school professors Nicolai Foss and Peter Klein, whose new book makes the case for functional hierarchy.

January 10, 2023

The power of generosity in ecosystems

A well-orchestrated network of businesses that look out for one another creates greater value in difficult times.

December 21, 2022
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