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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 226
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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 192
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      4 out of 5 stars 134

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mind opening

    • By Tony on 02-21-17

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    • 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 466
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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

    Regular price: $1.95

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

    • By: Felix Barber, Michael Goold
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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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

    • Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Linda Gratton, Tamara Erickson
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 31

    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.

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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

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Better Sales Networks (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Tuba Ustuner, David Godes, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Anyone in sales will tell you that social networks are critical. The more contacts you have, the more leads you'll generate and, ultimately, the more sales you'll make. But that's a vast oversimplification. Different configurations of networks produce different results, and the salesperson who develops a nuanced understanding of social networks will outshine competitors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • highly informative under one hour!

    • By Wei on 08-16-06

    Regular price: $1.95

    • How to Solve the Cost Crisis in Health Care (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Robert S. Kaplan, Michael E. Porter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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    The biggest problem with health care isn’t with insurance or politics – it’s that we’re measuring the wrong things the wrong way.

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    • Created Shared Value (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Michael E. Porter, Mark R. Kramer
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    How capitalism can be reinvented – in order to unleash a wave of innovation and growth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • South African corporations should listen to this.

    • By Guy Stubbs on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Accelerate! (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    A new system allows the traditional hierarchy to operate in concert with a companywide “strategy network” that holds the key to nimble change.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Sustainability Imperative (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: David A. Lubin, Daniel C. Esty
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    David A. Lubin, chairman of the Sustainability Network, and Daniel C. Esty, a professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale, offer valuable lessons for leaders from previous game-changing megatrends.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Reinventing Your Business Model

    • By: Mark W. Johnson, Clayton M. Christensen, Henning Kagermann, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 47
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      4 out of 5 stars 29

    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

    • The Next 20 Years

    • How Customer and Workforce Attitudes Will Evolve (Harvard Business Review)
    • By: Neil Howe, William Strauss
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 43
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Learn how generation gaps are actually just part of a historical pattern - a pattern we can use to forecast market, workplace, and social trends for decades.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • They Missed The Foundation Trilogy Lesson

    • By Gail on 11-25-12

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Health Care’s Service Fanatics (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: James I. Merlino, Ananth Raman
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    James I. Merlino, a colorectal surgeon and the chief experience officer at Cleveland Clinic, and Ananth Raman, the UPS Foundation Professor of Business Logistics at Harvard Business School, write about how the Cleveland Clinic’s transformation to a truly patient-centered hospital holds lessons for any organization looking to compete on service excellence.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • What Is Strategy?

    • By: Michael E. Porter (C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School)
    • Length: 56 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 185
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      4 out of 5 stars 83

    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

    • 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 120
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      4 out of 5 stars 81

    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

    Regular price: $1.95

    • In Praise of the Incompetent Leader (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Deborah Ancona, Thomas W. Malone, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Today's top executives are expected to do everything right, from coming up with solutions to unfathomably complex problems to having the charisma and prescience to rally stakeholders around a perfect vision of the future. But no one leader can be all things to all people. It's time to end the myth of the complete leader, say the authors.

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    • The Sustainable Economy (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Yvon Chouinard, Jib Ellison, Rick Ridgeway
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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    Yvon Chouinard, a rock climber and the founder and chairman of Patagonia, Jib Ellison, a river guide and the founder of the strategy consultancy, Blu Skye, and Rick Ridgeway, a mountain climber and a vice president of Patagonia, write about how the viability of business depends on the resources of healthy ecosystems and the stability of just societies.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dull

    • By CFCgogo on 05-13-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Core Competence of the Corporation

    • By: C.K. Prahalad (Professor, University of Michigan), Gary Hamel (London Business School)
    • Length: 46 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    To succeed, companies must consider their "core competencies," this article from Harvard Business...

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    • Is Yours a Learning Organization? (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: David A. Garvin, Amy C. Edmondson, Francesca Gino
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    Using this assessment tool, companies can pinpoint areas where they need to foster knowledge sharing, idea development, learning from mistakes, and holistic thinking. From the March 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review.

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