Archive for January, 2015

Be Skeptical of Your Data

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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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Managers shouldn’t take important analyses at face value, even if it is easy to be seduced … READ MORE

4 Strategies for Women Navigating Office Politics

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

Small Move, Big Change: A book review by Bob Morris

Small MoveSmall Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently
Caroline L. Arnold
Penguin Books (2014)

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle

I selected the observation by Aristotle to serve as the title of my review … READ MORE

The Most Undervalued Leadership Traits Of Women

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Glenn Llopis for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, … READ MORE

Employee Engagement Depends on What Happens Outside of the Office

EE DependsHere is an excerpt from an article written by Susan LaMotte for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free … READ MORE

4 Skills that Give Women a Sustainable Advantage Over Men

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Glenn Llopis for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click READ MORE

Greater Engagement Starts with Leaders

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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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It’s important to cultivate a belief in the … READ MORE

Strategic Connections: A book review by Bob Morris

Strategic ConnectionsStrategic Connections: The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World
Anne Baber, Lynn Waymon, André Alphonso, and Jim Wylde
AMACOM (2015)

How to network with a new purpose, collaborate in ways you never have before, and have a significant impact within your organization

Long ago, … READ MORE

Why Do Gazelles Thrive in the Best of All Possible Business Worlds?

Gazelle-143x200The term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone who starts a new business venture (or a new way of doing business) and aims for it to explode into a white-hot phenomenon such as Home Depot, Facebook, Jenny Craig, Netflix, Under Armour, … READ MORE

Elements of a Good Story

IbarraIn Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure and these other basic … READ MORE

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