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Connect, Then Lead

by Amy J.C. Cuddy, Matthew Kohut, and John Neffinger Is it better to be loved or feared? Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be … Continue reading

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The Costs of Racial “Color Blindness”

By Michael I. Norton and Evan P. Apfelbaum It’s a natural tendency, proven time and again in research: When you see a new person, one of the first things you notice is his or her race. In business life, however, … Continue reading

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The Corporation is at Odds with the Future

By Grant McCracken A client recently asked me to comment crisply on the future. I came up with these observations. See if you can spot my error. 1. The world is speeding up. In 1989, Alan Kay said it takes … Continue reading

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The Two Most Important Words

By Robert A. Eckert When I arrived at Mattel, the company was losing almost a million dollars a day, the bonus pool was empty, and equity awards were underwater. I believed that those challenges were surmountable. On my first day, … Continue reading

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