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Creativity’s bottom line: How winning companies turn creativity into business value and growth

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Marc Brodherson, Jason Heller, Jesko Perrey, and David Remley for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain how top-performing … READ MORE

The almost unlimited power of “The StoryBrand Framework”

In Building a StoryBrand (Nelson Books), Donald Miller offers a seven-part framework “that will change the way you talk about your business and perhaps the way you do business…Here is nearly every story you ever see or hear … READ MORE

How to Manage Someone Who Thinks Everything Is Urgent

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

An immensely interesting conversation

 

I recently re-read Steve Batterson’s brilliant book, In Pursuit of Genius: Flexner, Einstein, and the Early Faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study, published by AK Peters (2006). I … READ MORE

Prevent Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit

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

Help Senior Executives Hear Feedback by Tying It to What They Care About

 

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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Nobody likes to … READ MORE

Culture for a digital age

 

 

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Julie Goran, Laura LaBerge, and Ramesh Srinivasan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other … READ MORE

Choose Each Mentee Carefully

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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When you agree to mentor someone, you’re trading away hours that you could use to … READ MORE

What people must have to be happy at work

In How to Be Happy at Work, published by Harvard Business Review Press (September 2017), Annie McKee suggests that there are three essential elements people must have in order to be … READ MORE

9 tips for dealing with toxic coworkers

Negative people in the workplace can take a toll on both your sanity and health. But before you point fingers ensure you’ve done you’re part to build a healthy relationship. … READ MORE

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