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Insights on Business Acumen

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage."  - Jack Welch

Helping businesses flourish...

Synonymous with business skills, business acumen is defined as an intuitive and applicable understanding of how a company makes money.

Insights from Advantage Performance Group brings you relevant business development topics to help your leaders lead, sellers sell, and business flourish. Here are our most recent posts on developing strong business acumen.

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The 3 marriages of the professional services consultant

We can only be as happy as we are in the weakest of these 3 key relationships.

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How the best leaders grow and nourish a culture of innovation

Innovation is both a process and a mindset that everyone can learn. Here are key leadership behaviors that help build a culture of innovation in a company.

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What’s missing when training fails? Get the key ingredient.

Sadly, the majority of training sessions are doomed before they’re even launched. Make sure yours isn’t with this key ingredient.

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3 essential leadership development tips for America’s top business minds

Jessica Parisi, CEO of BTS USA, a company that’s helped build many thousands of great leaders, shares her top leadership development tips on Entrepreneur.com.

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3 critical components of decision making [backed by new research]

BTS partnered with a team of MBA students to find that decision-making effectiveness in an age of rapid change requires 3 key pieces.

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Why smart people miss disruptive trends

Be ready, because the next disruptive trend is coming. Here’s how you can make exploring tomorrow an effective part of your business rhythm today.

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Health care organizations in 2017: Building the right boat to navigate the rapids

There are three things leaders can be doing now to reduce their employees’ uncertainty and fear and improve productivity

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Developing non-profit leaders: World Vision gets down to business

With high growth, greater competition, and more complex organizations, non-profits need to develop their leaders just like the private sector.

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Is cash still king?

You bet. To be more accurate, cash flow is king. Here’s why understanding what drives cash flow is an essential skill for leaders at all levels.

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Business impact of emotional intelligence: 5 habits that can make a difference right now

The business impact of emotional intelligence is clear. As EQ increases, so can business impact as employees, teams and leaders make better choices.

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Advantage team bringing Interplay to HR Indiana 2016

In their session scheduled for August 31, about 125 attendees will compete head to head as they act as CEOs in a fast-paced, experiential learning environment.

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Leveraging best-in-class, just-in-time learning, Advantage thought leader partner BTS has brought one of its flagship solutions – Know the Business – into the modern era while retaining the heart of the original program.

Designed to drive financial understanding by combining finance-related topics and engaging multimedia elements with patented BTS expertise, Know the Business enables all users to make sound business decisions that drive bottom line results.

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