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Team Collaboration
All teams make mistakes when brainstorming; here are the big three to fix. Plus: Super Bowl ads and highlighted 2014 programs.
January 2014
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BUSINESS WISDOM FROM AROUND THE WEB
The most popular stories we're sharing, plus their related Exec Ed programs. For more, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube.

The top three collaboration mistakes—and how to fix them
Fast ways you and your team can start coming up with better ideas together. [Constructive Collaboration]

Craving success? Be punctual!
Entrepreneurs arrive on time—and expect business partners to do the same. [Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances]

Relax. It's OK to fail
Humbling experiences can lead you to future feats at work. [Innovating New Products and Services]

Ask and give honest feedback
Talking about job performance can make you feel more engaged. [Energizing People for Performance]

In case you missed them, the major CEO mistakes of 2013
Learn why leaders such as outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made the list. [The Strategy of Leadership]

CEO: Great executives "assimilate ideas from other people"
United Talent Agency leader Jeremy Zimmers shares his leadership philosophy. [Constructive Collaboration]

EXECUTIVE NOTES

Butterfinger Peanut Butter CupSUPER BOWL AD REVIEW
How will our marketing faculty and students rank the Super Bowl ads from Nestle, Bud Light, and the other big brands? Catch the results and commentary on the Super Bowl Advertising Review blog and news page.

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
More opportunities to enhance knowledge and gain insight, from leadership and management to social media

NEXT DATE PROGRAM LOCATION
02/23/2014 Crisis Management: Protecting and Strengthening Your Reputation Evanston, IL
03/19/2014 Creating and Leading a Culture of Innovation Evanston, IL
03/19/2014 Driving Organic Growth through Innovation Evanston, IL
03/30/2014 Customer Insight Tools: Turning Insight into Effective Marketing Strategies Evanston, IL
04/06/2014 Pricing for Profitable Decision Making Evanston, IL
04/07/2014 Leading High-Impact Teams Evanston, IL
04/13/2014 Energizing People for Performance Evanston, IL
10/19/2014 Advanced Management Program Evanston, IL
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UPCOMING PROGRAMS
What's on tap for another year of lifelong professional learning

NEXT DATE PROGRAM LOCATION
02/10/2014 The Soul of Leadership Miami, FL
02/16/2014 Supply Chain Management: Strategy and Planning for Effective Operations Evanston, IL
02/19/2014 The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations Evanston, IL
02/24/2014 Constructive Collaboration Evanston, IL
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