Archive for December, 2016

Innovation Killers: How Financial Tools Destroy Your Capacity to Do New Things

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Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Clayton M. Christensen, Stephen P. Kaufman, and Willy C. Shih for Harvard Business Review (2008) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete … READ MORE

BIFOCALs: : An essential perspective from which to observe more and evaluate it better

lookIn Look: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Observational Skills, Jim Gilmore identfies and then examines what he characterizes as six “looking glasses” to help people more fully and more richly observe the world around them.

I agree with him: “What we look at informs … READ MORE

Don’t Let One Bad Experience Stop You from Giving Feedback

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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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Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood on How to Get a Reorganization Right: Part 1 of a n interview by Bob Morris

heidari-robinsonstephenStephen Heidari-Robinson was a leader in McKinsey & Company’s organization practice, heading the firm’s work on energy-sector reorganizations and on the practicalities of implementing reorganizations across all sectors. Stephen was … READ MORE

Beware the Confirmation Trap When Analyzing Data

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Data analysis can help … READ MORE

Thought-provoking observations by Daniel Kahneman

kahnemanDaniel Kahneman is among today’s most influential thought leaders. This is explained in part by the quality of his thoughts, to be sure, but also by their impact on other thought leaders. Here is a representative selection.

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Straight talk about big data

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Nicolaus Henke, Ari Libarikian, and Bill Wiseman for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about … READ MORE

Why Combine Your Customer and Employee Feedback Systems?

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Most companies ask customers for feedback about their products and services. But only a handful ask … READ MORE

An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Chris Bradley and Clayton O’Toole for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, … READ MORE

How to Get Some Perspective on Your Stress

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Here’s some good news: You don’t need to get rid of stress to live a happy, … READ MORE

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