Month: December 2010

Readings for leadership development

December 11, 2010

  Each month, I receive dozens of inquiries from those who request recommended readings for leadership development. I now offer these: The Right Values The Executive’s Compass by James O’Toole The Highest Goal by Michael Ray The Heart Aroused by…

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William Rosen, Part Two: An interview by Bob Morris

December 11, 2010

  William Rosen is an historian and writer as well as the author of the award-winning history Justinian’s Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe and the recently published The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of…

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Jana Eggers (Spreadshirt) in “The Corner Office”

December 10, 2010

                Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during…

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Jason Fried on why the office is the worst place to work

December 10, 2010

Here is a special article prepared by Jason Fried for CNN. To watch a video of Jason Fried as he discusses why the office is the worst place to work, please click here. *     *     * Editor’s note: TED is…

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Eric Berlow on “the other side of complexity”

December 10, 2010

During a program presented on July 2010 in Oxford, England, Eric Berlow shared his thoughts and feelings about how to reach what Oliver Wendell Holmes once characterized as “the other other side of complexity.” To watch a video of his…

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How does a school system improve?

December 9, 2010

New research suggests that common sets of interventions can help systems move from one performance level to the next, without regard to culture, geography, politics, or history. DECEMBER 2010 Source: Social Sector Practice What must a school system that performs…

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14 Management Dos and Don’ts To Motivate Employees

December 9, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Martin Zwilling for Business Insider. To read the complete article and check out a wealth of valuable resources, please click here. Up front, I want to acknowledge that I do not…

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How Sustainability Fuels Design Innovation

December 8, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Steven D. Eppinger by Michael S. Hopkins that appears in the MIT Sloan Management Review, September 14 2010. To read the complete interview, please click here. *     *     * The link between…

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Tim Ferriss: How to Develop “Reality Distortion Field” Charisma

December 7, 2010

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman about Tim Ferris for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please…

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Jen-Hsun Huang (Nvidia) in “The Corner Office”

December 7, 2010

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Jen-Hsun Huang who is president…

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