Film Picks from Top Biz School Professors

I enjoy finding films that tell stories that trigger thinking about leadership, management and creative problem solving. This is a link to an interesting article in Bloomberg BusinessWeek listing the “Must See” films for business students from 30 Top B-School Profs: http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/20110711/top-30-must-see-movies-for-business-students/ This is a link that is definitely worth a few minutes of your…

Setting A Sales Channel Strategy

Every business wrestles with determining the best sales channel strategy. On one level it is simple: You want the channel(s) that your customer uses to buy your product/service, whether it’s direct, indirect or some combination thereof. Here are some useful links with research and tools to help you think through and manage your sales channel…

Telling It Like It Is

I really enjoy the books of Bob Sutton and his Blog: http://bobsutton.typepad.com/ He tells it like it is and backs it up with really interesting research. For instance, take a minute and go over to his blog and read his post entitled: Is Your Future Boss Horrible? 10 Point Reference Check It’s a collaborative piece…

Leadership and Building Passion

Having passion about your company/work and instilling passion in others about the company/work are two related yet different aspects of leadership. Just because you have and exhibit a passion for your company/products/work does not automatically translate into the same level of passion by the people you lead. You always try to hire people who you…