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Noncompete clauses seem nearly universal--and not just in technology companies. But the effect is especially strong on specialist and "star" inventors, according to new research by Harvard Business School's Matt Marx, Deborah Strumsky, and Lee Fleming. Marx reflects on the business and career implications in this QandA.
What's been the key to your success? Luck, you say? No way. More likely it's been consistent focus, demanding practice, and whole lot of hard work. The lesson here: The best get better by practicing longer than their competitors and with a deliberate purpose to learn every time.
This Web site offers a primer on the litigation process, and includes easy-to-understand definitions of standard litigation-related terms.
Even if it's "in place," your network requires continual vigilance and improvement. This article provides five "no-nos" that will help you keep up to date and up to speed by avoiding big mistakes.
In 1995, Jack Welch nearly fired Jeff Immelt for poor performance. Five years later Immelt found himself trying to fill Welch's shoes. How did he turn things around? What lessons are here for you as a leader and owner? Plenty. This interview is an inspiring, informative read.
Managing the day-to-day, conceptualizing a better future, and making it happen form the foundation for the "essence" of leadership: "Leaving your footprint in your area of passion." This article is a perceptive discussion about leadership and lists the eight qualities required to lead "paradigmatic change."
Are your startup financials accurate? Odds are they are not, perhaps significantly so, because you have not spent the necessary time and effort forecasting revenues. This article explains why revenues, not expenses, are the most important--and difficult--numbers to get right.
If you test-drive a car, why not an employee? Seth Godin shares his thoughts on what you can learn by having a candidate "do the work" rather than just talk about it.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems like Salesforce.com provide on-demand software via the Internet and are changing the way entrepreneurs leading growth companies serve, interact, and track online their potential and existing clients.
As we move into an age of alliances, your role as a leader is changing. Equal parts entrepreneur, facilitator, and political broker, the collaborative leader must continually balance competing and shifting requirements.
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