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Month: October 2011

The Decision to Trust: A book review by Bob Morris

October 31, 2011

The Decision to Trust: How LEADERS Create High-Trust Organizations Robert F. Hurley Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2012) How and why in most (if not all) workplaces, everything of value starts with trust and stops without it. Obviously, a decision to trust…

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Lynn Blodgett (ACS, a Xerox company) in “The Corner Office”

October 30, 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 Lynn Blodgett, president and chief executive…

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Jeffrey J. Fox: An interview by Bob Morris

October 28, 2011

There are over 150 international editions of Fox’s ten books that have been published in 35 languages in more than 100 countries. They include Secrets of Great Rainmakers, The Dollarization Discipline, How To Become a Rainmaker, How to Become a Marketing Superstar, How to Become…

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How to Be a Fierce Competitor: A book review by Bob Morris

October 28, 2011

How to Be a Fierce Competitor: What Winning Companies and Great Managers Do in Tough Times Jeffrey J. Fox Jossey-Bass/a Wiley Imprint (2010) According to Fox, fierce organizations are defined by key people – at all levels and in all…

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Jeffrey Fox on “What Rainmakers Do in Tough Economic Times”

October 28, 2011

Here is the featured article in an issue of Jeffrey Fox’s online newsletter. To check out all the resources he provides at his website and sign up for a free newsletter subscription, please click here. In my opinion, no one…

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Dan Roam: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

October 28, 2011

“I believe that any problem can be solved with a picture. And that anybody can draw it.” Dan Roam is the author of two international bestsellers, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures and Unfolding the Napkin: The Hands-On Method for Solving Complex…

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How to Engage Your People

October 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. Engaged employees are essential to a manager’s success. Without subordinates who care…

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10 Forces Shaping the Workplace of the Future

October 27, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Daniel W. Rasmus for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec,…

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When It Isn’t Just Business

October 27, 2011

Here is a recent article from the Drucker Exchange (the Dx), an online resource that hosts an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action…

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Conquer Your Challenges: 12 Great Ways to Do Things Differently

October 26, 2011

Here is an article written by Jeff Haden 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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