Archive for March, 2017

When Interviewing for a Position: Some Dos and Don’ts

Here is some valuable advice provided by recruiters in several of the “1oo Best Companies to Work For,” annually ranked by FORTUNE magazine.

“We ask our receptionists for their impressions and direct feedback. Any hint of arrogance or condescension … READ MORE

Valerie Smith (president of Swarthmore College) in “The Corner Office”

Adam 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

Being Quiet Is Part of Being a Good CEO

Where is a brief excerpt from an interview of Hal Gregersen by Bourree Lam, featured in The Atlantic magazine, during which Gregersen discusses the importance of being a good listener. … READ MORE

Dual Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future
Scott D. Anthony, Clark G. Gilbert, and Mark W. Johnson
Harvard Business Review Press (April 2017)

How and why combining the assets and benefits of scale and entrepreneurial spirit will drive massive impact

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Bursting the CEO Bubble


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

The Dual Transformation Equation: A + B + C = Δ

In Dual Transformation, a book co-authored with Clark Gilbert and Mark Johnson, Scott Anthony explains how and why to combine assets and benefits of scale with entrepreneurial behavior to drive massive impact.

They observe:

“When you take your first algebra class, you’re introduced to the Greek letter delta. … READ MORE

The social side of strategy


Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding article, co-authored by Arne Gast and Michele Zanini and featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Deryl McKissack (C.E.O. of McKissack & McKissack) in “The Corner Office”

Adam 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 Deryl McKissack, C.E.O. … READ MORE

Why Top Talent Leaves: Top 10 Reasons Boiled Down to One

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by Forbes magazine’s website and written by Erika Andersen. To read the complete article, check out other resources, sign up for free email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please … READ MORE

The Number One Skill

Here is an article written by Mary Goodman and Rich Russakoff for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the … READ MORE

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