Women in Leadership: An interview of Nancy Mattenberger, Infor New York

Nancy_MattenbergerHere is an excerpt from an interview of Nancy Mattenberger, Vice President for global consulting services at Infor, New York. It was conducted by Primeast: “Since 1987, we have been facilitating performance improvement in the fields of Leadership, Organisational … READ MORE

Return on Character: A book review by Bob Morris

Return on CharacterReturn on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win
Fred Kiel
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” Albert Einstein

As I began to read this book, I was again … READ MORE

Andy Bryant (chairman of the technology giant Intel) in “The Corner Office”

BryantAdam 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 of Andy Bryant, the chairman of the technology giant Intel. In his … READ MORE

Ascending to the C-suite

AscendingHere is a brief excerpt from an article featured by the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It shares the results of a new McKinsey Global Survey, one that indicates that executives who move effectively into the C-suite are communicating priorities, valuing their teams, spending … READ MORE

Better and Faster: A book review by Bob Morris

Better and FasterBetter and Faster: The Proven Path to Unstoppable Ideas
Jeremy Gutsche
Crown Business (2015)

How to convert almost any workplace into a “hunting ground” for breakthrough ideas

In his latest book, Hunting in a Farmer’s World: Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur, John Dini makes brilliant … READ MORE

David Brooks on why stumblers are the people we should want to be

Brooks, DavidHere is a brief excerpt from an especially thoughtful article written by David Brooks for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Josh Linkner urges you to join him on the “road to reinvention”

Linkner:AmazonHere is a brief interview that Amazon conducted with Josh Linkner, author of The Road to Reinvention, published by Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint. In his latest book, he explains how to drive disruption and accelerate organizational transformation. … READ MORE

How to Make Office Politics Less Personal

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Disrupting Digital Business: A book review by Bob Morris

Disruptging DigitalDisrupting Digital Business: Create an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy
R “Ray” Wang
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

How to establish and then sustain a decisive advantage over competitors with a disruptive business model

By way of background, “disruptive innovation,” a term of art coined by … READ MORE

There are valuable business lessons to be learned from Thomas Cromwell

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell, Hans Holbein the Younger, (1532–33)

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell, Hans Holbein the Younger, (1532–33)

As Patrick J. Coby explains in Thomas Cromwell: Machiavellian Statecraft and the English Reformation (published by Lexington … READ MORE

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