Launch! A Business Acumen Blog
Press Release | 1/20/17
Acumen Learning partners with international furniture retailer in leadership development program
Why do we teach the 5 Business Drivers Model?
In 2012 we published our book “Seeing the Big Picture: Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career, and Company” which became an overnight #1 Wall Street Journal and a New York Times Bestseller.
Employee Engagement Apocalypse
Picture this– employees at your company are struggling to be engaged in their work
Business Acumen: Get it on your resume
So you’ve taken business acumen training — now what? Hopefully you’re implementing what you learned and using your new found knowledge to make smart business decisions.
Are you working hard on the wrong things?
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 there were a lot of things broken
What is Business Acumen?
You’re attending a meeting with managers or financial types and as they start reviewing financial statements, you get lost
Kevin Cope Published on Fast Company
Do you want your employees to think and act like owners of the business? You definitely should
Leadership Lessons From Henry Ford
This month marks the 106th anniversary of one of the most innovative and life-changing products in history, the Ford Model T
Your Service Sucks And You Don't Know It
There is no question that good customer service is vital to any healthy company
Acumen in Action #10 | Innovation
Where is innovation born? Sure, sometimes it happens like Newton where an apple falls and you get that stroke of genius, but probably more often than not, innovation isn't a singular individual ah-ha moment.
The Top 10 Books to Build Your Business Acumen
Whether you received a business degree or not, building and sharpening your business acumen on an ongoing basis is necessary to stay on top of your game
Using Google Alerts To Increase Your Business Acumen
One of our all-time favorite tools happens to be one that seldom gets used – Google Alerts
Big Picture: Ideating
You're sitting in a meeting and someone says, "Now that's a good idea! We should move on that." The meeting ends and nothing happens