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Business Books by Susan Lucia Annunzio

From one of the world’s leading management consultants comes three highly regarded business books...

Now that you’ve grown your small business to more than a couple of employees, what’s the next step organizationally?

Susan Lucia Annunzio tells Jim Blasingame the next step is for the owner to spend more time managing the team and less time managing …


Is anything more important to a 21st century small business than a good business model?

Susan and Jim Blasingame talk about this and determine that your corporate values could be the most important asset of your business.


Thought Leaders: Fuelling High Performance

The following interview with Susan Lucia Annunzio is a condensed version of HR.com’s live, one-hour online learning seminar, which was also broadcast on Voice …


Speaking the Unspeakable

In Contagious Success, we point out that before a company can improve its performance, it needs to bring taboo subjects into the light. One …


Getting to “What’s Smart”

This week, we’ve talked a lot about how success can be contagious… but it can’t spread without contact. In my work with executive teams, …


The Short-Term Mindset

I am often asked whether I believe business leaders deliberately get in the way of high performance. The answer to that is an emphatic …


Getting Results the “Right” Way

Both Janice and Valeria recently shared great examples about “company interference” that can get in the way of high performance. Unfortunately, these types of …


In the Fast Lane

Susan’s point about protecting the workgroup reminded me of Ford. When the automaker was under pressure to deliver its first hybrid vehicle, management insulated …


Protecting the Workgroup

One of the most interesting findings of the Contagious Success research is that in high-performing groups, the leader “protects” the group from the larger …


Sharing the Secrets of Success

Thanks to Fast Company for giving me another chance to talk about Contagious Success, my book — and a subject I never get tired …