Archive for December, 2014

How to Improve Your Business Writing

How to ImproveHere 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 … READ MORE

The strength of “weak signals”

WeakSignals_1536x1536_ThumbnailHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Martin Harrysson, Estelle Métayer, and Hugo Sarrazin for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. As they explain, snippets of information, often hidden in social-media streams, offer … READ MORE

Lead Like it Matters…Because it Does: A book review by Bob

Lead LikeLead Like it Matters…Because it Does: Practical Leadership Tools to Inspire and Engage Your People and Create Great Results
Roxi Behar Hewertson
McGraw-Hill (2015)

Every organization needs effective leadership at all levels and in all areas of the given enterprise.

The last time I checked, Amazon offers … READ MORE

A Flawed Report’s Important Lesson

Noonan, PeggyHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Peggy Noonan for The Wall Street Journal. I agree with her that Americans, regardless of their party affiliation, should agree torture is wrong. To read the complete article, … READ MORE

Three ways companies can make co-creation pay off

co-creation-1536x1536_ThumbnailHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jacques Bughin, McKinsey Quarterly, McKinsey & Company. He suggests three ways companies can make co-creation pay off. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register … READ MORE

Sally Smith (chief executive of Buffalo Wild Wings) in “The Corner Office”

SmithAdam 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 Sally Smith, chief … READ MORE

Three Secrets of Organizational Effectiveness

1Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jesse Newton and Josh Davis for strategy+business, published by Strategy&, formerly Booz & Company. Newton and Davis explain how the practices of “pride builders” can help you develop a high-performance culture. To read the complete article, check … READ MORE

How to Lead Your Team into the Unknown

Leading Your Team
Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nathan Furr and Jeffrey H. Dyer for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

LipmanJHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Joanne Lipman for The Wall Street Journal. She explains why even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace. Her purpose is … READ MORE

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