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What makes scale-up leaders different?

What makes scale-up leaders different?

In September 2017, THNK launched a survey amongst its program participants to better understand the leadership characteristics of scale up leaders.

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Enterprise growth and scalability

Enterprise growth and scalability

What is the magic ingredient to scaling? How come some businesses enjoy exponential growth and others – despite their best efforts – often hit a ceiling?

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Structure follows strategy

Structure follows strategy

In this article, we discuss different organizational models that are fit for a specific strategy. In other words, where structure follows strategy.

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Hiring the best fit

Hiring the best fit

Hiring people who are the best fit for your company is by the far the most effective way to create a successful business.

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The quest to build a perfect team

The quest to build a perfect team

In 2012, Google began a quest to build a perfect team. After studying over a hundred teams for more than a year, here is what they learned.

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Getting the ear of the CEO to pivot

Getting the ear of the CEO to pivot

Learn how to sell the need to pivot to a manager or how to encourage feedback as a scale-up CEO. We share several tactics associated with success.

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Timing a wave

Timing a wave

Timing a wave — whether it's a challenge, a big change, or a significant transition — is a temperamental, unpredictable ordeal that scale-ups must face.

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Delighting users

Delighting users

Delighting users is not about service. It takes the premise of what it means to be a consumer and raises it to new heights.

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Scalable platforms

Scalable platforms

Learn how to build scalable platforms that provide new benefits to users, create digital delivery systems, and work with an innovative business model.

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Managing your innovation portfolio

Managing your innovation portfolio

We explore the importance of innovation portfolio management and how to organize the innovative ambitions of your company.

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How to successfully set up a pilot

How to successfully set up a pilot

How do you shorten the distance to failure and make it meaningful? In in the world of innovation, how do you successfully set up a pilot?

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Are you focusing on the right pilot?

Are you focusing on the right pilot?

Piloting in business innovation means testing an idea effectively. Find out if you're focusing on the right pilot by addressing the important questions.

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