Month: July 2011

Compete on Analytics

July 28, 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. Differentiating your company based on products or cost is near impossible these…

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Take the Lead at Your Next Performance Review

July 27, 2011

The material that follows is an excerpt from a Harvard Management Update. To read the full report and check out other resources, please click here. *     *     * The management literature is full of advice for those who want to…

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Valuable lessons to be learned from Cirque du Soleil

July 27, 2011

My first full-time job was stocking shelves and bagging groceries at the local Jewel Tea store near my home on the South Side of Chicago. It was during summer vacation. Almost immediately I realized that many of the rules I…

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50 Self-Help Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

July 27, 2011

50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life Tom Butler-Bowdon Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2003) A brilliant introduction to the “literature of possibility” Note: This is one of five volumes in the 5o Classics series, each available in a…

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Five Tips for Coping with Uncertainty — and Finding Opportunity

July 27, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts,…

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3 Ways to Build Confidence

July 27, 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. Few people succeed in business without self-assurance. But, everyone has bouts of…

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50 Success Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

July 27, 2011

50 Success Classics: Winning Wisdom for Life and Wotk from 50 Landmark Books Tom Butler-Bowdon Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2007) Inspiring “stories” illustrate a “way of success that anyone can follow” Note: This is one of volumes in the 5o Classics…

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Before They Were Famous

July 26, 2011

Here is a blog post by my friend Tom Butler-Bowdon, author of the five volumes that comprise the 50 Classics series, published by Nicholas Brealey Publishing. *     *     * I’m delighted to be blogging for the new UK version of…

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Montessori Builds Innovators

July 26, 2011

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Andrew McAfee for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts,…

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Four Innovative Initiatives to Attract and Retain Diverse Women

July 26, 2011

Here is an article written by Tina Vasquez (Los Angeles) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking,…

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