Archive for December, 2014

Season’s Greetings 2014

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Once again, my wife and I will be with our daughter and her family in Princeton to celebrate Christmas, joined by one of our three sons and his family.

For me, this has been an especially productive … READ MORE

A Year with Peter Drucker: A book review by Bob Morris

Year w:DruckerA Year with Peter Drucker: 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness
Joseph A. Maciariello
HarperBusiness/An imprint of HarperCollins (2014)

How would you like to have Peter Drucker as your personal advisor for the next twelve months?

What we have in this remarkable volume are 52 entries … READ MORE

How to Tell a Great Story

Writer 1Here is an excerpt from an article written by Carolyn O’Hara for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive … READ MORE

500 Greatest Movies

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Here are the Top Ten of the 500 Greatest Movies according to Empire Online. I depend on this website to remind me of films I may wish to buy, rent, or stream. … READ MORE

Carol Dweck on “The power of believing that you can improve”

DweckCarol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too … READ MORE

Neil S. Parmar on “A Year of Leadership Lessons–in 5 Minutes”

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Here is a brief article by Neil Parmar for Inc. magazine in which he provides a brilliant summary of several key points in a recently published book that is certain to become a … READ MORE

The Google Way of Attacking Problems

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Greg Satell for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription … READ MORE

Noel Tichy’s latest masterpiece, Succession: A book review by Bob

SuccessionSuccession: Mastering the Make-or-Break Process of Leadership Transition
Noel M. Tichy
Portfolio/Penguin (2014)

How and why leadership succession at all levels and in all areas is a continuous process to sustain organizational regeneration

I know of no one else who has made more – and more valuable – … READ MORE

Changing companies’ minds about women

Abstract1Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Joanna Barsh and Lareina Yee for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, … READ MORE

The lifetime learner: A journey through the future of postsecondary education

Lifetime LearnerIn an article co-authored by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, Roy Mathew, Maggie Wooll, and Wendy Tsu, they suggest that the increasingly disparate needs and expectations of individual learners are fueling the growth of a rich … READ MORE

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