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7 LESSONS IN BUSINESS STRATEGY LEARNT FROM PREDATION

 

 

Learn Some Business Strategies Watching These Lions Engage a Rhino in this Breathtaking YouTube Video: Lions Vs Rhino.

“Believe one who knows: you will find something greater in woods than in
books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from
Masters.” Saint Bernard de Clairvaux

To date, the greatest lessons I have learnt are those that I did by observing people, objects and nature generally. Reason is simple: I’ve arrived at the junction where I know assuredly that

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HOW DO YOU SET UP YOUR NEW HIRES FOR SUCCESS? 5 WAYS TO GO.

  “When an employee fails – or even just performs poorly – managers typically do not blame themselves. The employee doesn’t understand the work, a manager might contend. Or the employee isn’t driven to succeed, can’t set priorities, or won’t take direction. Whatever the reason, the problem is assumed to be the employees’ fault – and even the employees responsibility.” Francois Manzoni & Jean-Louis Barson (HBR).

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HOW DO I COMMUNICATE MY VISION TO MY PEOPLE?

Getting someone else to link with your deep recess and feed from it is a rare feat that requires seeing with the mind as opposed to looking with the eyes. True disciples and followers must “catch the vision” of their leader and run with it before they can be adjudged loyal and true. There are enduring legacies which outlive visionaries because their

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WHY WOULD A GREAT BRAND LOSE ITS EDGE?

Successful companies tend to fall into three traps that make the glory days fleeting. First is the physical trap in which big investments in the old systems or equipment prevent the pursuit of fresher, more relevant investments. There’s the psychological trap, in which company leaders fixate on what made them successful and fail to notice when something new is displacing it.

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