Archive for the ‘Commentaries’ Category

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Michael Chui, Peter Bisson, Jonathan Woetzel, Richard Dobbs, Jacques Bughin, and Dan Aharon for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey … READ MORE

The last and worst ring in hell awaits

Dante reserved the last and worst ring in hell for those who, in a moral crisis, preserve their neutrality. Room has been reserved for Donald The Vulgarian and his enablers.

Here is a … READ MORE

Go Out of Your Way to Establish Trust on Your Virtual Team

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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You can gauge … READ MORE

One of History’s Great Heroines: Sojourner Truth

Briefly, the woman known today as “Sojourner Truth” was born in upstate New York circa 1797. Hers was the self-given name, from 1843 onward, of Isabella Baumfree, an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into … READ MORE

Does Diversity Actually Increase Creativity?

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

Help Your Team Face Uncertainty by Acknowledging It

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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Uncertainty, whether it’s … READ MORE

For mothers of several small children

The way I heard the story….

One hot summer afternoon, an older woman saw a golden retriever on her doorstep, wagging its tail.

She let it in. There was no identification tag.

She filled a large bowl with cold water. The … READ MORE

Find Meaning in Even Your Most Mundane Tasks

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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We all want … READ MORE

Observations by an astute observer of a promising new nation

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian. He was best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution.

His observations include:

o  The greatness of … READ MORE

Your New Hires Won’t Succeed Unless You Onboard Them Properly


Here is an excerpt from an article written by Allison M. Ellis , Sushil S. Nifadkar, Talya N. Bauer, an d Berrin Erdogan for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. … READ MORE

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