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What doesn’t crack them makes them stronger

What doesn’t crack them makes them stronger It sounds a bit strange, but some materials become stronger when subjected to stress. Why is that, and why do they eventually fail anyway? What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger, said philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Who...

A Case-For-Change Story That Works

A Case-For-Change Story That Works As an experienced leader, no doubt you already tell a few stories. But how do you know you’re telling the right stories? What’s the most important story you should be telling? That’s a question I’ve thought a lot about. And after...

The New Behavioral Science of Risk Taking in Business

The New Behavioral Science of Risk Taking in Business There’s something of a bull market in understanding attitudes toward risk. Last decade’s financial crisis spawned a slew of platforms — Riskalyze, FinaMetrica, Tolerisk, and a rapidly growing list of competitors —...

7 deadly sins of development planning

7 deadly sins of development planning It’s the time of year when many leaders find themselves consumed by the business planning process. They scour through historical data, evaluate the current state, scan the environment, forecast the future, identify multiple...

3 Ways Busy Leaders Master Connection 

3 Ways Busy Leaders Master Connection  It’s not rude to yell, “Get out!” when the house is burning down. But when everything’s a crisis, you’re just a jerk running around with your hair on fire. Frantic busyness makes you less productive when achieving results is an...

Lessons from 50 years in business

Lessons from 50 years in business Lead Change is a leadership media destination with a unique editorial focus on driving change within organizations, teams, and individuals. Lead Change, a division of Weaving Influence, publishes twice monthly with SmartBrief. Today's...

Planning for a Healthy Bottom Line Before, During and After the Job

Planning for a Healthy Bottom Line Before, During and After the Job Are your jobs running over budget or behind schedule? You’re not alone. Less than one-third of construction projects in the last three years came within 10% of budget, according to Klynveld Peat...