Vision with Precision: Vision is Fun But Precision Gets It Done

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by Rob Fazio, PhD “Having a vision is fun, vision with precision gets it done.” Vision statements on a wall, on a website, or on a piece of paper can serve a purpose for businesses, but they don’t lead to success. The purpose of a vision is to have something not just to move towards,… Read more »

Publisher Spotlight: Seven Dimensions

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One of the strongest features of Safari is the array and range of publishing partners who provide valuable content to our library. A partner that exemplifies this breadth and depth is Seven Dimensions, a producer of video training on personal and professional development topics since 1979. As part of a continuing feature here at the… Read more »

The Curse of Best Practices: Avoid Disruption by Challenging Your Assumptions About Success

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  By Luke Williams Luke Williams is the executive director of entrepreneurship and founder of the W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is the international bestselling author of the second edition of “Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business.”    Different organizations have different opinions… Read more »

6 Reasons Why Women Make Great Innovation Leaders

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by Carol Vallone Mitchell Carol Vallone Mitchell is the author of the new book “Breaking Through ‘Bitch’” from Career Press. She is the cofounder of Talent Strategy Partners. Five of the 23 female CEOs in the Fortune 500 work at technology-sector companies. Two of the five women run a company in the Silicon Valley. These statistics are surprising… Read more »

Safari Goes to Business School

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Safari has just loaded in a terrific collection of short articles from new publishing partner Harvard Business School Working Knowledge. Working Knowledge is an online-only periodical that gives a practical focus to new research and ideas from Harvard Business School faculty. We’ve curated a special collection of Working Knowledge content specifically for Safari’s audience. Check out the full collection, which… Read more »

The 10 Days That Will Shape You as a Leader

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It’s amazing the amount that managers have to learn when they begin a new position. Whether it’s a big promotion within the company or a new job with a new employer, new leaders rarely have a meaningful grasp of the circumstances they will be entering until they are already there. That’s a problem: unknown politics, misunderstood expectations, and… Read more »

Phys Ed for Managers

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By Theodore Kinni Theodore Kinni has written, ghosted, or edited more than 20 business books. He was book review editor for strategy+business for 7 years. “In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the… Read more »