Month: August 2011

A Conversation with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, co-authors of The Essential Advantage

August 26, 2011

Here is an excerpt from another in a series of conversations sponsored by Booz & Company. In this instance, with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, co-authors of The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy, published by Harvard…

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Six Thinking Hats: A book review by Bob Morris

August 26, 2011

Six Thinking Hats, Second Edition Edward De Bono Back Back Books (1999) Note: When preparing for some interviews, I re-read several books on the creative process and remain convinced that all are still among the best. Pass the Idea I…

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The Network Is Your Customer: A book review by Bob Morris

August 26, 2011

The Network Is Your Customer: 5 Strategies T\to Thrive in a Digital Age David L. Rogers Yale University Press (2010) Here’s the challenge: our future networks can “make us not only more connected but, let us hope, more human.” I…

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In Pursuit of Happiness: The Economics of Enough

August 26, 2011

Here is an excerpt from David K. Hurst’s review of The Economics of Enough, written by Diane Coyle and published by Princeton University Press, 2011. 
To read the complete review and c heck out other resources provided by strategy+business magazine…

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Steve Jobs and Apple: A Rare Life in Rare Photos

August 25, 2011

On his last day as CEO, Steve Jobs announced that “Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it.” That may be, but with the passing of the torch to former COO Tim Cook, it’s safe to say that…

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3 Ways to Spot a Liar

August 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. In today’s business world, there is no shortage of lies. People tell them…

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The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: A book review by Bob Morris

August 25, 2011

The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age Jane Jordan-Meier CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group (2011) “Truth, well-told” and carefully managed Decades ago, one of the co-founders of the firm we…

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Managing Yourself: How to Cultivate Engaged Employees

August 25, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Charalambos A. Vlachoutsicos that appears in the September (2011) issue of Harvard Business Review. To read the cmplete article, please click here. *     *     * Successful managers depend on the capabilities…

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Harvard Business Review on Finding & Keeping the Best People: A book review by Bob Morris

August 24, 2011

Harvard Business Review on Finding & Keeping the Best Prople Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How to recruit, hire, onboard, and retain the workers who possess the character, talent, and skills your company needs This is one of…

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How to Prevent Self-Inflicted Organizational Disasters

August 24, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an outstanding article written by Eric Kronenberg and featured by strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. To read the complete article, check out a wealth of resources, and obtain subscription information, please click here.…

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