Archive for May, 2017

As you may not already know….

 

According to several sources I checked out,almost four million men and women have thus far died or been wounded in combat while serving in the U.S. military.

The American Civil War (1861-1865) remains the deadliest(750,000) followed … READ MORE

The Lords of Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

The Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World
Walter Kiechel III
Harvard Business Press (2010)

A unique aristocracy of iconoclasts

Kiechel suggests that understanding what he calls the “strategy revolution” requires getting beyond three common beliefs: “The first … READ MORE

Golden opportunities in the workplace to nourish relationships

In some ways, our relationships with other people resemble plants in that they require ongoing nourishment or they will die from neglect.

Doug Conant and Mette Norgaard are the co-authors of TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments. They stress … READ MORE

Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer

FaceItHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Gary Marcus for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Credit: Gérard DuBois

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Freeman Hrabowski III (president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County) 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

Manage Your Emotions by Focusing on Your Values

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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David McCullough on the Wright Brothers

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Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of David McCullough by Diane Tedeschi that appears in Air & Space magazine. The Pulitzer Prize winner tells the human story behind the invention of the airplane. To read the … READ MORE

Thinkers50 Management: A book review by Morris

50 Management5Thinkers50 Management: Cutting-Edge Thinking to Engage and Motivate Your Employees for Success
Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

Which concepts are the central focus of today’s cutting age thinking about management?

This is one of the volumes in a series published by McGraw-Hill Education and … READ MORE

Autumn Manning (chief executive of YouEarnedIt.com) 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

How to respond to a crisis

When Anne Mulcahy was selected by the Xerox board of directors in 2001 to serve as the company’s new president and CEO, she contacted a number of people requesting advice as she began to assume her new duties.

When … READ MORE

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