I have listened to it several times and recommended it to many people I work with as well as my husband. It's message that we all have limited energy is a critical one.
I changed some of the things I do in my life.
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better. From the October 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.
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Five mistakes that keep healthcare costs too high.
The knock on most business leaders is that they don’t take the long view – that they’re fixated on achieving short-term goals to lift they pay. So which global CEOs actually delivered solid results over the long run? Our 2014 list of top performers provides and objective answer.
When commercializing scientific discoveries, inventors and firms face several potentially fatal traps. Here’s how to avoid falling into them.
Welcome to Forbes Welcome to Forbes for November 10th, 2014 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, "Sean Rad Out As Tinder CEO. Inside the Crazy Saga" – In creating Tinder Sean Rad changed how people mate, and how Wall Street viewed Barry Diller. Too bad it wasn't enough to save his job. Also, "Billionaire Thomas Peterffy Practically Invented Digital Trading. Now He Wants to Be Your Broker" – At an age when many entrepreneurs step back, Thomas Peterffy has thrown himself into building a marketing-intensive discount brokerage business and a new public persona.
"How Companies Can Profit from a Growth Mindset." "The Best-Performing CEOs in the World" by Harvard Business Review. "Turn Your Science into a Business" by Reddi Kotha, Phillip H. Kim, and Oliver Alexy. "How Not to Cut Health Care Costs " by Robert S. Kaplan and Derek A. Haas.
This edition features four great business articles. In our first article, we'll find out the difference between having what it takes to be considered for a CEO position, and actually getting it. Also, we'll find out what turns smart, ambitious people into underachievers, as well as how the right autobiographical story can help you in your personal life and your career. Plus, you'll learn how to critically re-assess your priorities before an unforeseen crisis forces you to.
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Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. In this article, John Kotter outlines the eight largest errors that can doom these efforts.
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Harvard Business Review's managerial wisdom and cutting-edge insights are must-reads in boardrooms and offices around the world. That's why Audible's exclusive audio edition is a must-hear! Each edition offers a great mix of full-length articles selected by Audible in close cooperation with HBR's editorial staff.
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Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance
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If you want to know why so many organizations sink into chaos, look no further than their leaders' mouths. Over and over, leaders present grand, overarching - yet fuzzy - notions of where they think the company is going. The result is often sloppy behavior and misalignment that can cost a company dearly. Effective communication is a leader's most critical tool for doing the essential job of leadership.
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The acting president and CEO of Harvard Management Company writes that fulfillment doesn�t come from clearing hurdles others set for you; it comes from clearing those you set for yourself.
In America, the name Forbes is synonymous with business magazine. Now the hard-hitting journalism that you have come to expect from Forbes is available in audio exclusively at audible.com®. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
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A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
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Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
You'll hear why even the largest and most complex teams can work together effectively if the right conditions are in place. From the November 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.
Even for the most gifted individuals, the process of becoming a leader is an arduous, albeit rewarding, journey of continuous learning and self-development. The initial test along the path is so fundamental that we often overlook it: becoming a boss for the first time. That's a shame, because the trials involved in this rite of passage have serious consequences for both the individual and the organization. For a decade and a half, the author has studied people making major career transitions to management.
"Generation Flux's Secret Weapon": In a world of rapid change and great uncertainty, the greatest competitive advantage of all may be at your very core. "Unfinished Business": Max Levchin wants to make the credit card obsolete. "Anthony Bourdain Has Become the Future of Cable News, And He Couldn't Care Less": Anthony Bourdain wants to make a great show – while challenging some cultural assumptions.
Fast Company is a "workstyle" magazine, a new breed of business journalism that understands a powerful new truth: Work is personal. Fast Company connects with an authentic voice, inspires with a revolutionary style, and instructs with personal tools to serve as a manifesto for change. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
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An extensive study of the world's best service companies reveals the principles on which they're built. From the April 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review.
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