Change & Strategy
In a business environment of fast-moving markets, global supply chains, and dynamic technologies, executing strategy is becoming increasingly difficult. (DVD or Video Streaming)
How do you take an idea and turn it into a 100-million dollar enterprise—seemingly overnight? Based on five years of academic research, Amy Wilkinson has isolated six entrepreneurial skills that can carry an idea from start-up to scale in the midst of this rapidly changing economy. Free Online Preview
(Available for Video Streaming) Most companies today face a fundamental problem: the disconnect between what they aspire to do and what they can actually accomplish. CEO’s are worried about their differentiation in a world that is increasingly hard to compete in. But are they creating strategies without fully understanding what the organization is capable of delivering?
Release - 2011
Much like the standup comedian who tests and refines jokes in small clubs before rolling them out to a television audience, most successful entrepreneurs don’t begin with brilliant ideas: they discover them through a deliberate process of creative trial and error. From his research on innovative leaders, from Apple, 3M, Toyota, and Starbucks, to the U.S. Army’s counterinsurgency strategists, to artists and even standup comics, Peter Sims found they shared a surprisingly similar approach. (DVD or Video Streaming)
America's primary labor supply for the next decade -- mostly in their teens and twenties -- represents the smallest population group in U.S. history and the thinnest pool of entry level workers in modern times. There simply are not enough of them to go around, particularly in the service industries. And every time a business loses an employee, the high cost of attracting, hiring and training a replacement cuts into the profit margin.