Peter DiGiammarino : Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

D13_041_019Peter DiGiammarino is a senior executive with 35 years of success leading businesses that target tight public and private markets around the world. In addition to running companies, he serves public, private, private-equity-owned, and venture-capital-backed software and services firms as an … READ MORE

Why we need more Gazelles

GazelleThe term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone who starts a new business venture (or a new way of doing business) and aims for it to explode into a white-hot phenomenon such as Home Depot, Facebook, … READ MORE

The End of Normal: A book review by Bob Morris

End of NormalThe End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth
James K. Galbraith
Simon & Schuster (2014)

The Great Confusion: Perhaps the problem lies with the economic principles or the way they have been understood

As … READ MORE

How and why Google continues to attract so many “smart creatives”

GoogleIn How Google Works, co-authors Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg with Alan Eagle devote an entire chapter to hiring: “Talent — Hiring Is the Most Important Thing You Do” (Pages 95-141). … READ MORE

If You’re on a Roll, Take a Break

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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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When you’re on a … READ MORE

How to cultivate worker passion as a cornerstone of talent development

4c5ae3d4322a4cbaa2771ae2adfc824f_100914_workpassionHere’s the latest email alert from the Deloitte Center for the Edge. To learn more about the Center and Deloitte LLC, please click here.

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Up to 88 percent of America’s workforce is … READ MORE

Ten of the most valuable business websites for women

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Based on what I have observed and learned, I think these are among the most valuable business websites for women, listed in alpha order:

1. BlogHer: The premier women’s blog platform is celebrating … READ MORE

The small BIG: A book review by Bob Morris

Small B!GThe small BIG: small changes that spark BIG influence
Steve J. Martin, Noah J. Goldstein, and Robert B. Cialdini
Grand Central Publishing (2014)

Why “it is often the smallest changes in approach that make the biggest difference” when it comes to … READ MORE

Want big data sales programs to work? Get emotional

Big_dataNL14_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Matt Ariker and Nimal Manuel for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They note that most companies are inundated with data, know how they would like to use it, … READ MORE

Why top sales people focus on priorities – not needs

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I grateful to Will Roche for calling my attention to an outstanding article by Bob Apollo, featured by LinkedIn Pulse, in which he shares some unconventional, perhaps counterintuitive insights about a human activity that can be traced back at least to … READ MORE

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