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Too often, good business advice does not translate into good business practice.  How many times have business experts written about how important it is for CEOs to be part of the conversation (online and off-line) with consumers, customers, vendors, industry influencers, employees and competitors?  There is so much to be learned by listening to suggestions and complaints from customers, first hand.  And, do you really know what your competitors may be doing to steal your competitive edge and your customers? Have I gotten your attention, yet?
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A recent study of supply chain activities indicated that as much as 80% of total supply chain costs are determined by the network in place and not by the decisions the supply chain team makes on a daily basis within that network. The cause can be attributed to infrastructure, which significantly...

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Over the years, I’ve witnessed many effective advisory boards and also some that failed dismally.  I’ve identified 3 big mistakes that can make your advisory board unproductive and potentially detrimental.  Fortunately, all three areas under your control so knowing what to look for can help you are successful.   Mistake1: Not defining what you want the advisory board to do

Over the years, I’ve witnessed many effective advisory boards and also some that failed dismally.  I’ve identified 3 big mistakes that can make your advisory board unproductive and potentially detrimental.  Fortunately, all three areas under your control so knowing what to...

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One of the acknowledged challenges of midsize businesses is the proliferation of YES people on their growing staff.  Yes people. You know the type.  They will agree with almost any idea their boss blurts out whether it is –“culous” of either the genius or ridiculous kind.  The YES person seeks to please and impress his or her bosses hoping to seek favor with them; but they are not doing anyone any favors by removing themselves from the good business decision-making equation. None whatsoever!
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Family run businesses may have the hardest time executing a turnaround after the recent market turmoil. This is the result of limited skills in terms of fresh management that can affect change. The author make this argument, lays out the challenges and then suggests ways these family owned...

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In early July, we are launching a new survey of the midmarket - HEALTH OF THE MIDMARKET SURVEY - to profile various midsize companies, the actions they take and the outcomes they achieve.  This will enable the comparison of various types of middle market companies and inform them of the actions that will achieve certain desired outcomes. The survey is designed to be useful to a current CEO of a midsize company and to the many advisors and parties interested in the success of midsize companies.
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The Academy of International Business, an association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business, has more than 3,200 members in 80 countries around the world. AIB members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions, consultants, researchers, government...

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Are you really as smart as you think you are? Do people who surround you constantly sing your praises? Do you make more bad decisions than you’d like?
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Family businesses can go about attracting outside executives to join the family business. They need to be willing to open up high level positions to outsiders if they want to bring in high-level talent that isn't from within the family.

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When second- and third-generation managers take over the family business, they often face more complex issues than their parents once did.  New programs offer classes in succession planning and communication.Columbia Business School in 2012 brought in an executive-in-residence and added a...

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