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The Importance of Urgency

An interview with John Kotter, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School. Without a true sense of urgency, any change effort is doomed. Watch John Kotter discuss the need for urgency and how managers create and sustain it in their organizations. Category:

Social Intelligence and Leadership

An interview with Daniel Goleman, Psychologist. See how you can use emotional and social intelligence to improve your own and your organization’s performance. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube

The Dangers of Nepotism

An interview with Gill Corkindale, Executive Coach. While nepotism is accepted in some countries, it poses dangers. These include damaged morale when employees hired by family underperform on the job or receive special treatment. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted:

Understand Your Customers’ Minds

An interview with Gerald Zaltman, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School. Learn how to create more effective marketing campaigns based on your customers’ unconscious thoughts and feelings. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube

Managing B Players

An interview with Tom DeLong, Professor, Harvard Business School. Executives can get more value from their workforce if they recognize and motivate their B players. These solid, steady performers form the bulk of a workforce–and bring crucial forms of value

Innovating by Making the World a Better Place

An interview with Maggie Brenneke, Director, Skoll Social Enterprise Program. When businesses consider their social and environmental bottom lines, they identify new opportunities to innovate. Some of those opportunities can be surprisingly counterintuitive. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube

The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

An Interview with Michael E. Porter, Professor, Harvard University. Porter’s five competitive forces is the basis for much of modern business strategy. Understand the framework and how to put it into practice. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube

Innovation at Procter & Gamble

An interview with A.G. Lafley, Chairman and CEO, Procter & Gamble. Innovation is at the core of P&G’s business strategy. See how P&G makes innovation an everyday practice in their organization. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube

Key Traits of Social Entrepreneurs

An interview with John Elkington, Founder and Chief Entrepreneur, SustainAbility. Social entrepreneurs are generating impressive results — and capturing the imaginations of businesspeople and public policy makers. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube

Ask the Coach

An interview with Marshall Goldsmith, Ask the Coach blogger for HarvardBusiness.org. Advice for managers who want to learn how to influence up and become leaders in the future. Category: People & BlogsUploaded by: HarvardBusinessHosted: youtube