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Small Ways to Show Appreciation and Gratitude

February 25, 2020

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. *     *     * You don’t need grand gestures to show your employees…

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7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change: A book review by Bob Morris

February 25, 2020

7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change: Micro Shifts, Macro Results Esther Derby Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2019) “Sacred cows make the best burgers.” Robert Kriegel Some authors of business books tend to play fast and loose with the word “rule” when in…

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Can IT rise to the digital challenge?

February 25, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from the results of a survey featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts,…

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Don’t Demonize Employees Who Raise Problems

February 24, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nilofer Merchant 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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Experimentation Works: A book review by Bob Morris

February 24, 2020

Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments Stefan H. Thomke Harvard Business Review Press (February 2020) How to fully deploy  the scientific method in almost any organization The potential power and value of experimentation in business would not be…

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The wit and wisdom of August Wilson

February 24, 2020

Any list of the greatest American playwrights must include August Wilson, but only in recent years has he begun to receive the recognition and praise that he deserves. Here is a random selection of some of his observations that, I…

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“An Editor Can Save You From Yourself”: Remembering Alice Mayhew

February 23, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Joumana Khatib that appeared in The New York Times. The legendary Simon & Schuster editor, Alice Mayhew,  died on Feb. 4. Robert Woodward and Walter Isaacson are two of several authors…

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Fast Times: A book review by Bob Morris

February 23, 2020

Fast Times: How Digital Winners Set Direction, Learn, and Adapt Arun Arora, Peter Dahlstrom, Klemens Hjartar, and Florian Wunderlich Amazon Publishing (February 2020) “The fog comes on little cat feet”…digital change sounds like a stampede  of water buffalo Carl Sandburg’s…

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Built, Not Born: A book review by Bob Morris

February 22, 2020

Built, Not Born: A Self-Made Billionaire’s No-Nonsense Guide for Entrepreneurs Tom Golisano with Mike Wicks HarperCollins Leadership/An imprint of HarperCollins (February 2020) Here’s a GPS for entrepreneuers but they have to complete their own journey Written with the substantial assistance…

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The CIO challenge: Modern business needs a new kind of tech leader

February 22, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Anusha Dhasarathy, Isha Gill, and Naufal Khan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign…

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