Thinkers 50 Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

50 InnovationThinkers 50 Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking to Take Your Business to the Next Level
Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

How does an organization establish and/or strengthen a capability for discontinuous innovation?

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

Four invaluable caveats when engulfed in “playing politics”

HBR Guide:PoliticsIn HBR Guide to Office Politics, published by Harvard Business Review Press 2014), Karen Dillon offers an abundance of information, in sights, and counsel that can help almost anyone to rise above rivalry, avoid … READ MORE

Gates, Gladwell, Cain, and More: 17 Presentation Secrets From Superb TED Talks

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Want to make a genuine impact on your audience? Here are some simple ways…and some great examples to emulate…that Jeff Haden provides in an article featured by Inc. magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click READ MORE

Be More Productive Between Meetings

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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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Why Bridge—Not Chess—Is the Ultimate War Game

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Michael Ledeen for The Wall Street Journal. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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10 Painless Ways to Free Up Major Chunks of Time

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jeff Haden, featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up to receive email alerts, please click here.

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Gary Hamel: One Q&A on Employee Engagement

HamelIn Thinkers 50 Management: Cutting Edge Thinking to Engage and Motivate Your Employees for Success, Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove include observations Gary Hamel.

Here is one of the Q&As:

How to increase positive and productive employee engagement?

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Light a Fire under Your Business: A book review by Bob Morris

Light a FireLight a Fire under Your Business: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture through Inspirational Leadership
Tom Pandola and James W. Bird
Praeger™/An Imprint of ABC-CLO (2015)

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin

This is the first book I … READ MORE

Fred Kiel: An interview by Bob Morris

Kiel-1KRW International co-founder and principal, Fred Kiel, brings years of experience in leadership consulting from Fortune 500 companies and large, privately held organizations. He has advised individuals who have become CEOs of complex businesses, most with multi-billion-dollar top … READ MORE

The Quartet: A book review by Bob Morris

QuartetThe Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Joseph J. Ellis
Knopf (2015)

A brilliant analysis of “arguably the most creative and consequential act of political leadership in American history”

Many people still do not as yet know that that after the Declaration of Independence, and … READ MORE

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