Archive for March, 2013

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions: A book review by Bob Morris

HBR 10 Making SmartHBR’s 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions
Various Contributors and Editors of Harvard Business Review
Harvard Business Press (2013

Learn why bad decisions happen to good managers — and how to make better ones

This is one in a series of … READ MORE

Ivar Kroghrud (QuestBack) in “The Corner Office”

KroghrudAdam 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 Ivar Kroghrud, the lead strategist at QuestBack, which specializes … READ MORE

9 Initiatives Employers Must Take to Support Women’s Success

9 InitiativesHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Kathy Caprino for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click … READ MORE

It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…: A book review by Bob Morris

It's All About WhoIt’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader
Morton L. Mandel with John A. Byrne
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2013)

How and why almost any organization “can be a growth business if you have the … READ MORE

A McKinsey “Classic”: The granularity of growth

GranularityHere is an exerpt from an article rated by readers as one of the most popular ever in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and co-authored by Mehrdad Baghai, Sven Smit, and S. Patrick … READ MORE

Ron Ashkenas on “Why Organizations Are So Afraid to Simplify”

Why OrganizationsHere is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Askenas for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth … READ MORE

How to Survive Working for a Narcissistic Leader

How to SurviveHere is an article written by Margaret Heffernan for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to … READ MORE

Win-Win Partnerships: A book review by Bob Morris

Win-WinWin-Win Partnerships: Be on the Cutting Edge with Synergistic Coaching
Steven J. Stowell and Matt M. Starcevich
CMOE Press (1996)

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison

Do not be deterred by the fact that this book was first published in 1996. Long before that, one … READ MORE

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