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Risk analytics enters its prime

April 24, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Rajdeep Dash, Andreas Kremer,Luis Nario, and Derek Waldron for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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My favorite Barbara Bush moment

April 24, 2018

When Barbara Bush concluded her commencement address at Wellesley College in 1990, she asked her audience to consider this possibility: “Who knows? Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and…

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Amy Wrzesniewski on creating meaning in your own work

April 23, 2018

Amy Wrzesniewski is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Yale School of Management, Yale University. Her research explores how people make meaning of their work, with a focus on the impact meaning has on employees and the organizations in which…

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Sunnie Giles on five new leadership “mandates”

April 23, 2018

In The New Science of Radical Innovation, Sunnie Giles focuses on the competencies that leaders will need if their organizations will be able to win in an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world. Change remains the only constant and…

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The High Potential’s Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

April 22, 2018

The High Potential’s Advantage (US only 4/17): Get Noticed, Impress Your Bosses, and Become a Top Leader Jay A. Conger and Allan H. Church Harvard Business Review Press (2018) “Potential” means “you ain’t done it yet.” Darrell Royal I agree…

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Eight shifts that will take your strategy into high gear

April 22, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit 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,…

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Make Sure Your Work Is Aligned with Your Boss’s Expectations

April 21, 2018

  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. * * * Most people have had a boss they struggled to…

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Coworking: Spectacular growth and it’s only just begun….

April 21, 2018

According to the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC), it’s research predicts that there will be 30,432 spaces and 5.1 million members by 2022. Here’s an overview: Now check this out: Much has been said and written about major changes in…

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This is an astonishing statistic….

April 20, 2018

According to Element AI, an independent laboratory in Canada, only 22,000 people worldwide now have the skills needed to do serious artificial intelligence research — about twice as many as a year ago. I would have guessed the total number…

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EDNA: Exposition

April 20, 2018

Many years ago when I began to teach English at the Kent School in Connecticut, I devised an acronym for my students based on two primary sources: Aristotle’s Rhetoric (4th century BCE) and Modern Rhetoric (1949) co-authored by Cleanth Brooks…

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