Month: May 2011

Barry Salzberg (Deloitte LLP) in “The Corner Office”

May 22, 2011

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 Barry Salzberg, C.E.O. of Deloitte…

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Robert Gates on Sun Tzu and The Art of War

May 21, 2011

I am grateful to my friend Thomas Huynh, founder of Sonshi, for the head’s up about Robert Gates‘s appearance o0n CBS 60 Minutes during which he indicates his high regard for Sun Tzu and his classic work, The Art of…

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Carla O’Dell & Cindy Hubert: An interview by Bob Morris

May 21, 2011

Carla O’Dell is president of APQC and is considered one of the world’s leading experts in knowledge management (KM). In 1995 and under O’Dell’s direction, APQC launched its first KM best practices consortium study called Emerging Best Practices in Knowledge Management. Thirty-nine organizations sponsored the groundbreaking study. Since then,…

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Justin Menkes, Second Interview: by Bob Morris

May 20, 2011

Justin Menkes, Ph.D., is a leading expert in the field of evaluating C-suite executives and preparing individuals for the CEO position. His research led him to the discovery of Executive Intelligence and the creation of a methodology to measure it. Justin is an active member of…

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Design Lessons from the Consumer at the Bottom of the Pyramid

May 20, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Deepa Prahalad for the Harvard Business Review blog “The Conversation” series. “The Conversation is our home for inspired insights and observations from a wide array of contributors.” To read the complete…

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The Best Way to Hire Star Performers

May 19, 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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What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

May 18, 2011

Here is an excerpt from another lively and informative article written by Laura Vanderkam 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…

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How To Build Trust When Your Team’s Members Don’t Know Each Other

May 17, 2011

In many (most?) larger organizations,  cross-functional teams are formed whose members are in different locations (sometimes in different states and even in different countries) and know little (if anything) about each other. At least initially, one of the greatest challenges…

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A Counter-Intuitive Approach to Making Complex Decisions

May 17, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Maarten Bos and Amy Cuddy for the Harvard Business Review blog’s “The Conversation” series. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription…

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Malcolm Gladwell’s latest contribution

May 16, 2011

I highly recommend the current issue of The New Yorker (May 16, 2011) that includes Malcolm Gladwell’s article, “Creation Myth,” his latest contribution to the “Annals of Business” series. Gladwell is a brilliant journalist but hardly an original business thinker.…

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