Archive for July, 2012

The Republic: A book review by Bob Morris

The Republic: The Influential Classic
Plato, with an Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon
Capstone Publishing Ltd (2012)

A timely and timeless affirmation of what is real…and a rejection of what is not

Those who have read one or more of the volumes that comprise Tom Butler-Bowdon’s 50 ClassicsREAD MORE

How Collaboration Boosts Talent’s Global Mobility

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Patricia A. Milligan and Haig R. Nalbantian for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief … READ MORE

Five Lessons You Can Learn From the World’s Most Admired Companies

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Mel Stark and Mark Royal for the Hay Group. To read the complete arrticle, please click here.


How to Keep Your Top Talent: 6 Serious Mistakes to Avoid

Here is access to an especially important article co-authored by Jean Martin and Conrad Schmidt for the Harvard Business Review:

Included with this full-text Harvard Business Review article: Article Summary and Idea … READ MORE

The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies

Here is the executive summary of a recent report featured online by The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI),  the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. MGI was established … READ MORE

Dennis Crowley (Foursquare) in “The Corner Office”

Photo Credit: Librado Romero/The New York Times

Adam 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 … READ MORE

Gary Hamel gives all of us something to think about this weekend….

For most of us, weekends provide an opportunity to take a rest from thinking about weekday concerns and consider less urgent – but perhaps much more important – … READ MORE

Tao Te Ching: A book review by Bob Morris

Tao Te Ching: The Ancient Classic
Lao Tzu, with an Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon
Capstone Publishing Ltd. (2012)

The definitive examination of what is “the timeless, changeless spirit that runs through all life and matter”

There is no shortage of outstanding translations of … READ MORE

How strategists lead

Cynthia Montgomery

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Cynthia A. Montgomery, a Harvard Business School professor, who reflects on what she has learned from senior executives about the unique … READ MORE

How to Know When to Give Up On a Goal


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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Setting goals and sticking … READ MORE