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Navigating a world of disruption

October 20, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an executive briefing co-authored by Jacques Bughin and Jonathan Woetzel for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up…

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The Culture Map: A book review by Bob Morris

October 20, 2019

The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business Erin Meyer PublicAffairs/Perseus Book Group (2014) How and why “a dialogue of sharing, learning, and ultimately understanding” can break through barriers to global enterprise As I began to read…

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John Mattone on “The Ultimate Dimension” of Course Correction

October 19, 2019

The super tankers that transport oil must travel almost 40 miles to reverse direction. I thought of the relevance of that fact to the challenges that leaders of a Fortune 50 company face when they must make a course correction.…

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How to Demonstrate Your Strategic Thinking Skills

October 19, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nina A. Bowman for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email…

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Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: A book review by Bob Morris

October 18, 2019

Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team Scott Miller with Todd Davis and Victoria Roos Olsson Simon & Schuster (October 2019) “So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for…

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The Top 20 Business Transformations of the Last Decade

October 18, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott D. Anthony,, Alasdair Trotter, and Evan I. Schwartz for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain…

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The Geography of Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

October 17, 2019

The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley Eric Weiner Simon & Schuster (2016) How and why “certain places, at certain times, produce a bumper crop of brilliant minds and…

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Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

October 17, 2019

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. *     *     * Relationships are a big part of being happy at…

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The “secret sauce” of performance management in agile organizations

October 16, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lucia Darino, Marcus Sieberer, Arthur Vos, and Owain Williams for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm,…

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These 18 Accidental and Unintended Scientific Discoveries Changed The World

October 16, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an especially interesting article by Kevin Loria that is featured at the Science Alert website. These are the first five of 18 examples of how being mindful of what others dismiss as “insignificant details” can…

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