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The Key to Success: Essential Qualities of a Good Keynote Speaker

Leapfrogging

Introduction to Keynote Speaking Keynote speaking is a pivotal element of many corporate meetings and events, setting the tone and establishing the framework for the entire occasion. It is a specialized form of public speaking that requires a unique set of skills and attributes to be effective. The Role of a Keynote Speaker A keynote speaker holds the influential role of opening an event with a speech that encapsulates the core message and theme of the meeting.

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Scaling a business depends on controllable factors

Jeffrey Phillips

One of my favorite musicians is (was) Warren Zevon , who had a great sense of humor and was also a good musician. You may be familiar with his song "Werewolves of London" but perhaps one of my favorite songs of his is " Lawyers, Guns and Money ". In the song, he describes what it will take to get out of a particular jam, and notes that neither lawyers, guns or money will get him out of his predicament.

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Ignite Your Leadership Potential: Exploring Effective Development Programs

Leapfrogging

The Intersection of Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Leadership effectiveness is increasingly being linked to the concept of emotional intelligence—a set of skills that allows individuals to recognize, understand, and manage their own emotions, as well as to recognize, understand, and influence the emotions of others. Defining Emotional Intelligence in Leadership Emotional intelligence in leadership refers to a leader’s ability to be cognizant of emotions and to use this awareness to

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The Challenge of Retaining Startup Talent After an Acquisition

Harvard Business Review

People are among the most prized assets of many startup companies, so when employees leave after an acquisition, it can be a substantial loss for the acquiring company. Why do so many startup employees leave, and how do startup acquisitions impact their careers? Using U.S. Census Bureau data from 1990 to 2011 that encompasses 230,000 acquired startup workers, the author researched these questions and discovered significantly higher turnover rates among acquired workers compared to regular hires.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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Revolutionize Your Event: Selecting the Best Innovation Keynote Speaker

Leapfrogging

The Importance of Choosing the Right Keynote Speaker The selection of a keynote speaker is a critical decision that can significantly influence the success of your event. A speaker’s ability to captivate, engage, and inspire the audience sets the tone and leaves a lasting impression. Impact of a Keynote Speaker on Your Event The right keynote speaker can elevate your event by bringing a wealth of knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to the stage.

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Science Fiction Becomes Innovation Reality This Way

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell When H.G. Wells was born in 1866, there was no electricity or cars or even indoor plumbing. Still, his active imagination conjured up a world of time machines, space travel and genetic engineering.

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Do You Have a Phone Addiction?

Harvard Business Review

In our digital age, smartphones have become a double-edged sword, offering boundless information at our fingertips while silently ensnaring us in a web of overdependence. Unchecked phone use can erode our mental well-being, dull our professional edge, and disrupt our most cherished relationships. Yet, by recognizing the stealthy creep of phone addiction, we can begin to redraw the boundaries and be more intentional about when we engage.

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Lessons in Life and Leadership from the Game “Snakes and Ladders”

Rmukesh Gupta

When I was young, we used to play this game of Snakes and ladders. It was one of the best pastimes I had. So, I look at it with a lot of fond memories. Yesterday, I stumbled onto this version of the game and it made me think a lot about how insightful the game was at multiple levels. The game offered insightful glimpses into life, risk and a lot more.

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What Boards of Public Companies Can Learn from Private Equity

Harvard Business Review

Public company boards are typically focused on oversight, supporting the management team while keeping a respectful distance from day-to-day operations. In contrast, boards of companies owned by private equity tend to be much more hands-on. Often populated by former CEOs, these boards are more likely to get involved in shaping strategy and culture, providing information to the company, and actively engaging with future CEO candidates further in advance of succession.

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PBTO: Stepping into a World of Exponential Possibility with Sophie Krantz

Rmukesh Gupta

In this episode of the podcast, we host the inimitable and unapologetically ambitious, Sophie Krantz. We had a conversation about leadership and the need for economic growth and opportunity. We discussed the possibility of creating positive change in the world through frameworks like exponential organization (ExO) and coaching ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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The Power of Asking

Mills-Scofield

Sidney kushner & vala afshar I’ve been giving my “How to Network” talk lately which refers to this story, so I’m reposting it from my Harvard Business Review article - it is timeless. Vala is now at Salesforce, Twitter is X, and Sidney is still changing lives - the power remains. One of the biggest assets in anyone’s life is a generous network. It is a gift that grows simply by sharing it.

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Design Thinking in Education: Shaping Creative Minds for the Future

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking in Education: Shaping Creative Minds for the Future In a world characterized by rapid changes and complex challenges, the traditional education model, which primarily focuses on the dissemination of knowledge, is increasingly proving to be insufficient. The need for creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and resilient individuals has never been more pronounced.

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Recognizing success stories of Ecosystem thinking in the Energy Transition?

Innovating4Energy

Ask how we can leverage and use Ecosystem thinking and design to promote innovation within the Energy Transition, as it is a powerful approach to radical change. By fostering collaborations and synergies, you can accelerate the development and adoption of innovative solutions for the energy transition. A range of success stories showcase the value of ecosystem thinking in different industries relating to the energy transition.