Archive for April, 2015

Greg McKeown on “The Pursuit of Less”


Here is an excerpt from an interview of Greg McKeown by Frank Kalman for written Talent Management magazine. To read the interview, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to … READ MORE

Measure an Employee’s Qualitative Performance


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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Performance reviews often require you to assess an … READ MORE

The Power of Thanks: A book review by Bob Morris

Power of ThanksThe Power of Thanks: How Social Recognition Empowers Employees and Creates a Best Place to Work
Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine
McGraw-Hill Education (2015)

How and why effective social recognition will help to accelerate personal growth and professional development

Major research conducted by highly reputable firms … READ MORE

Clive Wilson on how to design a purposeful organisation: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Wilson, CliveClive Wilson is a writer, speaker, facilitator and business coach. He is a director of Primeast, a learning and development company based in the beautiful town of Harrogate in the county of North Yorkshire in the United … READ MORE

The 10 Core Principles of Delivering True Business Value

Does It Work?I agree with Warren Buffet: “Price is what you charge. Value is what people think it’s worth.”

In Does It Work?: 10 Principles for Delivering True Business Value in Digital Marketing, Shane Atchison and Jason Burby introduce a four step process to create or … READ MORE

Gallup: State of the American Manager


In 2014, Gallup data revealed that only one in 10 people possess high talent to manage, and that companies fail to choose the appropriate manager with the right talent 82% of the time. Gallup’s latest READ MORE

Alexa von Tobel (chief executive of LearnVest) in “The Corner Office”

19CORNER-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 Alexa von Tobel, chief executive of LearnVest, the financial planning company. … READ MORE

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

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

Linda Rottenberg: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

RottenbergNamed one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st century,” Linda Rottenberg is considered among the world’s most dynamic experts on entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership. Her pioneering work also … READ MORE