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The Perils of Bad Strategy

March 22, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Richard Rumelt for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Is All Business

March 22, 2019

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Gwyneth Paltrow for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other resources, please click here. Credit: Erik Tanner for The New York Times * * * The Oscar winner…

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Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World: A book review by Bob Morris

March 21, 2019

Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World Alice M. Tybout and Tim Calkins, Editors-in-Chief John Wiley & Sons (March 2019) How to design new conceptual bases on which to create or increase demand for what you offer According to Philip…

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What Schools Teach About Women’s History Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

March 21, 2019

In an article written by April White and featured in Smithsonian magazine, each of nine notable women is named in the scool instruction guidelines of just one state. Here are the first four: Josephine Pearson • Tennessee A leading voice…

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The Collaboration Blind Spot

March 20, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lisa B. Kwan 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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Great Mondays: A book review by Bob Morris

March 20, 2019

Great Mondays: How to Design a Company Culture Employees Love Josh Levine McGraw-Hill Education (March 2019) “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”  Peter Drucker I selected the observation by Peter Drucker because it suggests the power that a workplace culture can…

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5 Strategies for Getting More Work Done in Less Time

March 20, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Elizabeth Grace Saunders 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 alerts,…

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The Feedback Fallacy

March 19, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall 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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Possible Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

March 19, 2019

Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI John Brockman, Editor Penguin Press/An imprint of Penguin Random House (February 2019) John Brockman: “new techologies = new perceptions,” some of which become new realities. I agree with Brockman that “artificial Intelligence…

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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

March 18, 2019

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (and how to fix it) Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Harvard Business Review Press (March 2019) Which qualities cause people to become incompetent leaders — and, conversely, good leaders? According to Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, “This book…

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