• Your 7-step plan to gaining a competitive advantage

    Is it just me or does it seem that today’s business is more competitive and difficult than it used to be? One year you’re dominating the marketplace, the next you are looking for answers. Too often, companies find that what worked in the past is no longer effective. Leadership has no idea how to fix […]

    Brad Wolff September 15, 2020
  • VIP worthy: 3 values of great leaders

    Leadership. It tends to be an overused word. There are lots of managers in companies, but very few leaders. Even the ones who call themselves leaders have attributes that leave much to be desired. Great leaders have a few qualities that make them special and their companies extraordinary for people and profits. So what’s the […]

    John Waid August 31, 2020
  • 5 business strategy myths you need to stop believing now

    The myths never end. Lightning never strikes the same place twice (it does). There is no gravity in space (there is, just less). Humans only use 10% of their brains (we use more). So which strategic myths or half-truths is your brand following? Let’s face it—running a business on myths is a flawed strategy. A […]

    Rich Horwath August 25, 2020
  • Live in the leading

    Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a three-part series by design thought leader Stefan Mumaw from his HOW Design presentation, “Think Like a Villain: A Creative’s Guide to Winning Through Villainy.” There was a time before computers, even before typewriters, when the printed word was set by hand. Meticulous typesetters would lay out […]

    Stefan Mumaw August 18, 2020