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    • Leading Change

    • Why Transformation Efforts Fail (Harvard Business Review)
    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 248
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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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Practical advice for any leader

    • By Erich on 09-14-12

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Design Thinking (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 204
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      4 out of 5 stars 143
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      4 out of 5 stars 144

    The CEO and president of IDEO writes that when designers are involved from the very beginning of the innovation process, startling new ideas can result - as a U.S. health care provider, a Japanese bicycle components manufacturer, and a system of Indian eye hospitals learned.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Only examples

    • By Jose Lira on 07-25-18

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    • If Private Equity Sized Up Your Business (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Robert Pozen
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Learn how buyout firms can see opportunity for value enhancement in five key areas - and how to beat them to the punch. From the November 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.

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    • Before You Make That Big Decision… (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Daniel Kahneman, Dan Lovallo, Olivier Sibony
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
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      4 out of 5 stars 41

    How dangerous assumptions can creep into every strategic proposal – and how you can avoid them....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Find more accurate stories

    • By Adriana R on 01-15-15

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    • The Four Things a Service Business Must Get Right (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Frances X. Frei
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 124
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      4 out of 5 stars 86
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      4 out of 5 stars 84

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential Reading

    • By Robert on 01-12-17

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    • How Successful Managers Think (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Roger Martin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
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      4 out of 5 stars 57
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      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Roger Martin looks beyond the actions of great leaders. He says the lessons we really need to learn come from what goes on in their heads - particularly the way they creatively build on the tensions among conflicting ideas.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A waste of time

    • By Euryleia on 03-25-08

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    • Managing Alliances with the Balanced Scorecard (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton, Bjarne Rugelsjoen
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Solvay Pharmaceuticals and Quintiles used the balanced scorecard management system and a strategy map to make their partnership a rousing success.

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    • What Is Strategy?

    • By: Michael E. Porter (C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School)
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 188
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      4 out of 5 stars 87
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      4 out of 5 stars 85

    Operational effectiveness and strategy are both essential, says this article from Harvard Business Review...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Matthew on 02-21-04

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

    • By: Tony Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 475
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      4 out of 5 stars 316
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone Should Read This!

    • By Carolyn on 05-31-12

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    • The Definitive Guide to Recruiting in Good Times and Bad (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, Boris Groysberg, Nitin Nohria
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, Boris Groysberg, and Nitin Nohria, offer a strategy to help you win the war for talent once the recession lifts.

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    • Four Lessons in Adaptive Leadership (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Michael Useem
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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    Michael Useem, a professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, writes about how the military helps students internalize essential leadership precepts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Leadership to the organization first over team

    • By Diana Reynolds on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • What Only the CEO Can Do (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: A.G. Lafley
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A.G. Lafley, the chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble, explains the unique role that CEO's play in an organization � and how they must link the outside to the inside.

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    • How GE is Disrupting Itself (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Jeffrey R. Immelt, Vijay Govindarajan, Chris Trimble
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 8
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    Jeffrey R. Immelt, the Chairman and CEO of General Electric, Vijay Govindarajan, a professor at Darthmouth and chief innovation consultant at GE, and Chris Trimble, a professor at Dartmouth and consultant to GE, report on how GE is using reverse innovation in order to survive and prosper in the next decade.

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    • The Strategic Secret of Private Equity (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Felix Barber, Michael Goold
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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    Hear why "buying to sell" can generate a much higher return on investment than the public company practice of "buying to keep".

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The title had more juice that the recording

    • By Philly86 on 05-29-13

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Becoming The Boss (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Linda A. Hill
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
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      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 38

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really learned a few Things..

    • By Jerry Paul Whitt on 12-03-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Leading Clever People (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Rob Goffee, Gareth Jones
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 31
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    In an economy driven by ideas and intellectual know-how, top executives recognize the importance of employing smart, highly creative people. But if clever people have one defining characteristic, it's that they do not want to be led. So what is a leader to do?

    From the March 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting

    • By Dennis on 10-18-16

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Six Rules for Effective Forecasting (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Paul Saffo
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Hear how the wise consumer of a forecast is not a trusting bystander, but a participant and, above all, a critic. Paul Saffo presents six common sense rules for distinguishing good forecasts from bad - and for developing your own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great thoughts

    • By John Browning on 11-30-07

    Regular price: $1.95

    • How Customers Can Rally Your Troops (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Adam M. Grant
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Customers and clients may be your most important allies in motivating and inspiring employees.

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    • Reinventing Your Business Model

    • By: Mark W. Johnson, Clayton M. Christensen, Henning Kagermann, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 31

    One of the secrets to maintaining a thriving business � being able to recognize when it needs a fundamental change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good insights <br />

    • By Praveen on 03-05-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Innovation, The Classic Traps (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Innovation gets rediscovered as a growth enabler every half dozen years. Too often, grand declarations about innovation are followed by mediocre execution that produces anemic results, and innovation groups are quietly disbanded. Each managerial generation embarks on the same enthusiastic quest for the next new thing. And each faces the same challenges to protect existing critical revenue streams while supporting new concepts that may be crucial to future success.

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