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Dave Ulrich on calculating the market value of leadership: An interview by Bob Morris

July 2, 2022

It’s time to revisit one of the most popular interviews I have as yet conducted. The value of the insights has increased substantially during the years since Dave and I discussed challenges that C-level executives continue to face.  * *…

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The Mosaic Principle: A book review by Bob Morris

July 1, 2022

The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career Nick Lovegrove PublicAffairs (November 2016) “Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself. I am large. I contain multitudes.” Walt Whitman Note: The insights in some (not…

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Why We Don’t Talk About Meaning at Work

July 1, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article by Marjolein Lips-Wiersma, Catherine Bailey, Adrian Madden, and Lani Morris for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.. Credit:  Brian Stauffer/theispot.com…

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Innovation—the launchpad out of the crisis

June 30, 2022

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of a podcast sponsored by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * *…

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Break Out to Open Innovation

June 29, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article by Denis Bettenmann, Ferran Giones, Alexander Brem, and Philipp Gneiting for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.. Credit: Image…

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How to Zoom Your Room: A book review by Bob Morris

June 28, 2022

How to Zoom Your Room: Room Rater’s Ultimate Style Guide Claude Taylor and Jessie Bahrey, with Illustrations by Chris Morris Voracious/An imprint of Little, Brown & Company (June 2021) Why “zoom a room”? Up front, I acknowledge with pride and…

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Unstuck: A book review by Bob Morris

June 27, 2022

Unstuck: Reframe your thinking to free yourself from the patterns and people that hold you back Lia Garvin Topix Media Lab (April 2022) “The real superpower is not the ability itself — it’s knowing when to use it.” Lia Garvin…

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Mastering Innovation’s Toughest Trade-Offs

June 27, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article by Christopher B. Bingham and Rory M. McDonald for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.Credit: Dan Page/theispot.com* * *…

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Leading with Heart [6/21/22] : A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2022

Leading with Heart: Five Conversations That Unlock Creativity, Purpose, and Results John Baird and Edward Sullivan HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2022) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt John Baird and…

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Addressing employee burnout: Are you solving the right problem?

June 25, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jacqueline Brassey, Erica Coe, Martin Dewhurst, Kana Enomoto, Barbara Jeffery, Renata Giarola, and Brad Herbig for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more…

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