Archive for April, 2016

Charles Duhigg on “the eight ideas that seem most important to expanding productivity”

31DNpF7xNuL._UX250_In Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg sets the table: Various advances in communications and technology are supposed to make our lives … READ MORE

3 Steps Leaders Can Take to Restore Trust

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Susan Mazza for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email … READ MORE

Great Innovators Create the Future , Manage the Present, and Selectively Forget the Past

Govindarajan, VGHere is an excerpt from an article written by Vijay Govindarajan for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. The material is adapted from The Three-Box Solution: A … READ MORE

4 Tips for Identifying and Developing High-Performing Employees

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Sharlyn Lauby for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email … READ MORE

Why Engagement Happens In Employees’ Hearts, Not Their Minds

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Winning your employees over to stick with the company long term involves an array of factors—but first among those is love.

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Mark C, Crowley for … READ MORE

A brilliant framework for coordinating an organization’s past, present, and future

ThreeBoxSolution-1In his latest book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, published by Harvard Business Review (April 2016), Vijay Govindarajan provides what he characterizes as “a simple framework that recognizes all three competing challenges face that managers face when leading innovation.” That is, … READ MORE

Selling Vision: A book review by Bob Morris

Sellimng VisionSelling Vision: The X-XY-Y Formula for Driving
Results by Selling Change

Lou Schachter and Rick Cheatham
McGraw-Hill Publishers (April, 2016)

If business leaders do not complete this transformation, their organization will probably not be around when the next one occurs.

It is impossible to exaggerate … READ MORE

Habits: Why We Do What We Do

Duhigg-1Here is an excerpt from a transcript of a video during which Justin Fox interviews Charles Duhigg for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To see/read the complete interview, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBRREAD MORE

Mastering the New Media Landscape: A book review by Bob Morris

Mastering New MediaMastering the New Media Landscape: Embrace the Micromedia Mindset
Barbara Cave Henricks and Rusty Shelton
Barrett Publishers (April 2016)

Here’s the mindset that will help create or increase demand for whatever you are marketing…including you

Years … READ MORE

Aaron Bell (C.E.O. of AdRoll) in “The Corner Office”

BellAdam 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 Aaron … READ MORE

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