52 The Four Truths of the Storyteller
Leaders can use well-crafted stories to captivate and inspire
people whose help they need. A top movie producer and
entertainment industry executive shares the secrets he’s
60 China + India: The Power of Two
After decades of hostility, China and India have begun
to cooperate. Companies that make use of both nations’
capabilities stand to gain competitive advantage.
70 Breakthrough Thinking from Inside the Box
Kevin P. Coyne, Patricia Gorman Clifford, and Renée Dye
Ask people to think outside the box, and many of them
simply freeze up. You’ll generate far more – and far more
useful – ideas if you construct new boxes for people to
84 What Every Leader Needs to Know
Your subordinates are not an amorphous bunch. A new
typology that classifies them according to their level of
engagement can help you better understand their relationships with superiors and manage them more effectively.
92 Deals Without Delusions
Dan Lovallo, Patrick Viguerie, Robert Uhlaner, and John Horn
Executives who pursue mergers and acquisitions often
allow psychological biases to interfere with good deal
making. Here’s how to keep flawed notions from impeding
the M&A process.
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