Archive for March, 2015

Dan E. King: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

King, Dan EDan is the founder and principal of CloseReach Consulting and has developed a proprietary growth acceleration model designed for business leaders and senior teams striving to outpace the competition. The model consists of and … READ MORE

Josh Linkner on “Becoming Irresistible”

LinknerHere is a brief excerpt from a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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In just 60 seconds, Taylor Swift sold out all 18,200 seats … READ MORE

Nancy Dubuc (chief executive of A&E Networks) in “The Corner Office”

22-CORNER-mothAdam 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 Nancy Dubuc, chief executive of A&E Networks, has made her mark … READ MORE

The High-Speed Company: A book review by Bob Morris

High-Speed CompanyThe High-Speed Company: Creating Urgency and Growth in a Nanosecond Culture
Jason Jennings with Laurence Haughton
Portfolio/Penguin Group (March 2015)

How to accelerate personal growth and professional development in almost any organization, whatever its size or nature

In one of his previous evidence-driven books, Think Big, Act … READ MORE

Dorothy Leonard on “How to Prevent Experts from Hoarding Knowledge”

HowtoPreventHere is an excerpt from an article written by Dorothy Leonard 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 HBR email alerts, please click here.

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Vivek Gupta (C.E.O. of Zensar Technologies) in “The Corner Office”

GuptaAdam 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 … READ MORE

Do your training efforts drive performance?

Do your trainingHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Richard Benson-Armer, Silke-Susann Otto, and Nick van Dam for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They observe: “Building organizational capabilities is a top strategic priority, but an inability to measure the impact … READ MORE

Why is Erik Larson so special?

Larson 2If I were to compile a list of my ten favorite non-business works of non-fiction, four of then were written by Erik Larson:

o Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in HistoryREAD MORE

Is it possible to balance and/or integrate work/life obligations and responsibilities?

Photo Credit: Vanessa Vick for The New York Times

Photo Credit: Vanessa Vick for The New York Times

Opinions continue to be divided — and sometimes sharply divided — with regard to whether or not … READ MORE

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