Babette Bensoussan: Gary Hamel on Syndicating Leadership

Illuminating Videos – Leaders Everywhere: A conversation with Gary HamelToday a leader is expected to be a perfect mix of the innovation instincts of Steve Jobs, the political skills of Lee Kuan Yew and the emotional intelligence of Desmond Tutu! But how many leaders have these characteristics? And what is the alternative? Management writer and academic Gary …

Babette Bensoussan: The Pretenders of Strategic Planning

Mutters – The Pretenders of Strategic Planning Have you heard…. “Strategy is a waste of time.” “The agenda is just like last year where we achieved nothing.” “We got no real direction, and nothing we agreed was ever implemented afterwards”. Sound familiar?  The typical company strategy planning process involves a few days at a remote …

Babette Bensoussan: Big Data Does Not Make Your Smarter [Nor Is It Necessarily Useful]

Mutters – Big Data Doesn’t Make You Smarter Have you heard ….. big data relies on a very big assumption: that having more data gives organisations better understanding of their environment.  The apostles of big data preach that it will make organisations smarter.  In fact, the opposite is true: big data dulls an organisation’s strategic senses. …

Babette Bensoussan: How Good Is Your Strategy?

Mutters – How good is your strategy? Have you heard ….. if you want a decent strategy, you need a firm grasp of reality, which means avoiding bad strategies. How do you define bad strategies? According to Richard Rumelt, author of “Good Strategy Bad Strategy“, they are characterised by one or more of the following factors: Fluff – …

Babette Bensoussan: Have You Tried Failure?

Have you heard……. failure is one of the biggest indicators of future success in an entrepreneur. Many venture capitalists won’t invest in a new enterprise if the founder has never undergone failure – why? From failed efforts it is proven that we have our best learning experiences, we grow, and we gain the experiences necessary …

Who’s Who in Commercial Intelligence: Babette Bensoussan

abette Bensoussan is Managing Director of The MindShifts Group, a company specialising in competitive intelligence, strategic planning and strategic marketing projects in the Australasia region. Babette is widely recognised and sought after for her international expertise in competitive analysis, and has provided mentoring and training to executives and organizations to assist with the delivery of …

Arno Reuser: 27-29 JAN The Hague OSINT Pathfinder VII Training Program

ROBERT STEELE: Arnold Reuser is the undisputed master. He is one of a  tiny handful of people (Ran Hock, Babette Bensoussan are others) who actually know what they are doing and are also ethical in the deepest sense of the word. I cannot over-state his value. OSINT Pathfinder VII training programme Full three day training …

2014 Robert Steele Answers to Richard Olivier on 21st Leadership with Annotated Bibliography & Links

2014 ANSWERS Robert Steele to Richard Olivier of Findhorn on Leadership for the 21st Century • What do 21st century leaders need to know and who do they need to be? • How can we develop these capacities? • What, on a systemic level, is blocking the needed leadership evolution? • What is missing from …

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Below are listed recurring authors. One-time authors are easily searched for by name. Alias & Collective 4TH MEDIA – Anti-Empire Tough Love Truths from Varied Contributors BOOP, Betty – Serving Male Officer with  Sense of Humor BUCKY 2.0 – Dave Buck, Robert Steele, Frank Wennin, Alan Yelsey and Others DEFDOG – Serving Officer and Closet …