“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.” George Bernard Shaw

Shaw, G.B.George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) is one of my favorite sources of wit and wisdom. Here are several other of his observations.

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Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Progress is impossible without change, and … READ MORE

Making Human Capital Analytics Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Making Human CapitalMaking Human Capital Analytics Work: Measuring the ROI of Human Capital Processes and Outcomes
Patricia Pulliam Phillips and Jack J. Phillips
McGraw-Hill (2015)

How to connect HR to business, predict the value of HR initiatives, and optimize the value of human capital

Up front, … READ MORE

Management’s Three Secrets

71cPp2AZcfL._UX250_Here is an article written by Jac Fitz-enz for Talent Management magazine. One of his key points is that, in the end, it’s up to each of us to decide how to become better managers. Here are some easy-to-remember points. To read the complete article, check … READ MORE

Build Your Bench: Develop Women

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Businesswoman working, canon 1Ds mark III

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Alicia Mandel for Talent Management magazine. As she explains, the Apollo Education Group grows its business potential and shrinks its leadership’s … READ MORE

How to separate learning myths from reality

neuromyths2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Artin Atabaki, Stacey Dietsch, and Julia M. Sperling for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss misconceptions about the brain that are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. … READ MORE

Mark Miller on “the leadership game”: An interview by Bob Morris

Miller, MarkIn his own words….

I began writing over decade ago when I was fortunate to team up with Ken Blanchard on my first book, The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do. Since then I’ve co-authored a second book with Ken, Great Leaders Grow. Since then, … READ MORE

Unbundling the corporation

15Occasionally, I provide an excerpt from a classic article, in this instance one co-authored by John Hagel III and Marc Singer for the McKinsey Quarterly (in 2000), published by McKinsey & Company. They explain how and why the forces that fractured the computer industry are bearing … READ MORE

New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

New Rules

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Susan Packard for Talent Management magazine. She gives advice on how women can display their competitiveness in a way that maintains likeability and ensures success.

To read the complete article, check out all the resources, and sign … READ MORE

Recruiting From a Global Talent Pool

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sarah Fister Gale for Talent Management magazine. She discusses the current shortage of quality talent at home that is forcing recruiters to take their efforts abroad and suggests what they need to know.To read the complete … READ MORE

David Politis (chief executive of BetterCloud) in “The Corner Office”

PolitisAdam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of David Politis chief executive of BetterCloud, a maker of cloud-based software. … READ MORE

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