Month: April 2011

Fully Charged: A book review by Bob Morris

April 25, 2011

Fully Charged: How Great Leaders Boost Their Organization’s Energy and Ignite High Performance Heike Bruch and Bernd Vogel Harvard Business Review Press (2011) The power and impact of “organizational energy” As I began to read this brilliant book, I was…

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Verne Harnish on why “Decisions Equal Success”

April 25, 2011

I have read and reviewed, and now  continue to recommend Verne Harnish’s latest book, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase their Value of Your Growing Firm. Actually, with all due respect to the meaning and significance…

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Topgrading: A book review by Bob Morris

April 25, 2011

Topgrading: How Leading Companies Win by Hiring, Coaching, and Keeping the Best People, Revised and Updated Edition Bradford D. Smart Portfolio/Penguin Group (2005) Note: I read this book when it was first published and recently re-read it. If anything, it…

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The Best Way to Hire Star Performers

April 25, 2011

Here is an article written by Dave Logan 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 click here. *    …

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The Fab Five

April 25, 2011

No, this article is not about the five freshmen who were starters on the University of Michigan basketball team that lost NCAA championship games, to Duke in 1992 (71–51) and to North Carolina in 1993 (77–71). However, it should be…

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Running Faster, Falling Behind: John Hagel III on How American Business Can Catch Up

April 25, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article about John  Hagel III featured by the Knowledge@Wharton website, sponsored by Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. To read the complete article, download/or listen to the audio, check out all the other free…

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Adam Segal on “The Innovation Advantage”

April 25, 2011

Here is Laura W. Geller’s interview of Adam Segal from the “True Tales of Fortune” series featured by strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. To read the complete article, check out a wealth of other resources, sign up for…

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Five Ways to Fail at Design

April 25, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sohrab Vossoughifor theHarvard Business Reviewblog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBRemail alerts, please click here. *     *     * As much…

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Why Josh Linkner is outraged by “insanity”…and should be.

April 25, 2011

Here is an excerpt from a post by Josh Linkner at his blog. I share his anger and support his efforts. Please click here to read what he has to say and check out the brief video clip that he provides.…

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Don’t Let Your Meeting Go to Waste

April 25, 2011

  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. Far too many meetings perish from a lack of follow up. What’s…

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