How can foreign businesses succeed in China?

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Western companies having problems in China is a popular topic in media. But some foreign businesses actually thrive there. Watch this short Stanford video with Gary Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, about how foreign businesses can succeed: According to Ambassador Locke, “one way is to find a Chinese partner and build your business […]

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Do you know how to succeed globally?

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Whatever your feelings about the Chinese, you have to give them credit for swiftly becoming a global power. So what made them so successful? Watch this short video about the strategies that worked for them: If you are already an exporter you will most likely notice that their mode of operating is no different from […]

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Would you like a Golden Ticket at Goldman Sachs?

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Are you still interested in making a fortune in investment banking? Preferably at Goldman? Here’s a tutorial created by 5 bankers advising you how to get hired: Are you after the watching the video up to the challenge of convincing Goldman Sachs to hire you? Would they consider you part of the inner circle? Is […]

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The best way to predict the future is to invent it!

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What does your vision of the future look like? When you make colleagues travel with you, will they be able to visualize it and make an effort to achieve it?

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Do you drive leadership through ambidexterity?

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Get the flexibility to take initiatives, innovate at all levels and at the same time thrive at what you are already good at. Sounds too good to be true? Bruce Harreld, Faculty Chair at Harvard, is all for that way of operating. He will tell you why in this really short video: Simply put it’s […]

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How do you communicate with your audience?

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Do you get them enthusiastic and want to know more? J.D. Schramm, Lecturer at Stanford has advice on how to succeed in this short video: The video speaks for itself and have a lot of useful tips you can use in order to differentiate your message depending on your audience. Why do leaders need to […]

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How do you respond to risks?

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The majority of people either panic or ignore the possibility that a crisis is developing. But that needs to change, unless we want doomsday scenarios to manifest in the future. Watch this really interesting short video with David J. Ellwood, Dean of Harvard Kennedy School of Government, talking to The World Economic Forum about redesigning […]

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Do you agree with Joseph Stiglitz on market fundamentalism?

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Yes that’s right not Islamic or Christian fundamentalism but Market fundamentalism. Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz has a lot to say about market extremists. As you may know, he predicted the recent economic crisis but nobody listened until it was too late.

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What’s your online reputation worth?

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Small companies can be completely ruined by one person that decide to vent their grievances online. And for large companies losses can amount to millions of dollars. All it takes is one disgruntled employee or customer.

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Do MBAs harm the economy?

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No, it’s not a joke. The Economist were debating if the economy would be better off without MBAs. Have some fun and watch, or rather read, this short video on opinions voiced in their recent debate: The video speaks for itself and looks at both sides of the coin. Needless to say the debate took […]

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