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Unlocking Hidden Value: Every Innovator Needs a Growth Leader

We are living in the era of unlocking hidden potential.  Uber set up a marketplace and now unlocks value in both unused vehicle seats and good drivers with time on their hands.  Big data projects go to work mining out value by looking into massive (& valuable) troves of unstructured information behind the firewalls of […]

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3 Distractions of a Growth Team and How to Get on Track

Brace yourself for it: the click bait posts will be coming to your inbox soon, with titles like, “The Top Ten Trends to Watch in 2017”, or “Don’t Miss These Three for 2023.”  Why do marketing and consulting firms amplify these and deluge us with them like clockwork every year? Peter Drucker gives us a […]

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The 4 Essential Characteristics of a High-Value Growth Leader

This week a colleague phoned, and after a moment of reconnection, shared a traumatic moment on an internal growth project.  Long story short, there was a direct public challenge to their growth leadership in carrying out a key task.  When I listened carefully to what the challenge was and its context, I recognized it to […]

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