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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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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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Having great business acumen in your organization is no joke

Here is the secret sauce — developing business acumen is like learning to ride a bike.

How to get your staff to successfully execute sales change

In with the new but not out with the old

Nashville business leaders experience Interplay

Event raises $1,400 for Second Harvest Food Bank (that’s 5,600 meals!)

Customer story: GrafTech’s hot new reality

“This was the best leadership meeting we’ve had in 30 years. I’m a believer!”

Six ways to lead change, build teams, and make it personal

Because companies don’t grow, but people do.

Infographic: The Four Key Shifts in Pediatric Healthcare

Pediatric healthcare has evolved. Navigating these changes can help you stay afloat. Here’s what you need to know.

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Take the first step toward successfully deploying your company strategy

Three groundbreaking research reports on strategy

Conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Advantage thought leader partner BTS

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An in-depth look at our partner BTS’s new brand identity

See how we’re all making strategy personal.

Prepare for the Big League with First BASE, a Business Acumen Simulation That Strengthens Strategy Execution Skills

Complimentary showcase in three U.S. cities in November. RSVP now to reserve your spot!

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(Re)Introducing KTB -  mobile, connected and improved!

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.

Sign up for free 30-day demo account with access to 6 learning modules on financial reporting.

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