Why some people don’t even think “inside the box”

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Not a week goes by that I am not reminded again of the fact that some people don’t even think “inside the box,” much less consider possibilities elsewhere.

Why?

I think there … READ MORE

Here are 12 Proven Strategies for a Customer-Driven World

Beyond Sales ProcessIn Beyond the Sales Process: 12 Proven Strategies for a Customer-Driven World, Steve Andersen and Dave Stein observe: “Customers don’t want to be coerced, controlled, or otherwise … READ MORE

The Power of a “Sprint Team”

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Good for the Money: A book review by Bob Morris

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Robert Benmosche
St. Martin’s Press (April 2016)

An embattled CEO’s perspectives on what a leader should do – and not do – during times of severe economic panic

I knew nothing about Bob Benmosche and little about American International Group (AIG) … READ MORE

The Three-Box Solution: A book review by Bob Morris

Three-Box SolutionThe Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation
Vijay Govindarajan
Harvard Business Review Press (April 2016)

How almost any organization can preserve its roots, break the chains of the status quo, and build a sustainable future

Over the years, I have read and reviewed all of Vijay … READ MORE

Why and How Great Leaders Embrace Office Politics

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Chang Wenderoth for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules: A book review by Bob Morris

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Jeremy C. Miller
HarperBusiness/An imprint of HarperCollins (April 2016)

“Here’s how to invest, here’s how I did it; this is … READ MORE

The Best Bosses Follow These 5 Rules

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Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

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Charles Duhigg on “the eight ideas that seem most important to expanding productivity”

31DNpF7xNuL._UX250_In Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg sets the table: Various advances in communications and technology are supposed to make our lives … READ MORE

3 Steps Leaders Can Take to Restore Trust

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Susan Mazza for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email … READ MORE

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