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We begin with this month's Forethought: "The Truth About Private Equity Performance" by Oliver Gottschalg and Ludovic Phalippou. Then, there are three full length articles:

"Simplicity-Minded Management" by Ron Ashkenas: You'll hear how simplicity is no longer a nice-to-have virtue - it's an imperative for bottom-line success.

"Breakthrough Thinking from Inside the Box", by Kevin Coyne, Patricia Gorman Clifford, and Renée Dye: You'll learn learn to generate far more - and far more useful - ideas when you construct new boxes for people to think in.

"Is It Real? Can We Win? Is It Worth Doing? Managing Risk and Reward In An Innovation Portfolio" by George Day: You'll discover solutions that are ideal for overly cautious companies.

Finally, you'll hear executive summaries of the remaining articles: "The Four Truths of the Storyteller" by Peter Guber; "The Customers' Revenge" by Dan Ariely; "Making Relationships Work: A Conversation with Psychologist John M. Gottman"; "China Plus India: The Power of Two", by Tarun Khanna; "What Every Leader Needs to Know About Followers", by Barbara Kellerman; and "Deals Without Delusions", by Dan Lovallo, Patrick Viguerie, Robert Uhlaner, and John Horn;

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