Month: October 2011

Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™ Rankings Announced

October 19, 2011

The Technology Fast 500™ is an annual ranking by Deloitte of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Award winners were selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to…

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18 Minutes: A book review by Bob Morris

October 19, 2011

18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done Peter Bregman Business Plus/Hatchette Book Group (2011) Do you need a FIND ME button for your life? Look no further. I have been following Peter Bregman’s HBR…

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The 2020 Workplace: A book review by Bob Morris

October 19, 2011

The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies, Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd Harper Business/An imprint of HaroerCollins (2010) How and why the HR function has become so much more important than many (most?)…

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3 Types of Mentoring You Should Offer

October 19, 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. Companies with abundant mentoring opportunities are more likely to retain their people.…

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A video of Teresa Amabile’s TEDx program in Atlanta

October 18, 2011

Teresa Amabile is the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration and a Director of Research at Harvard Business School and co-author of The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work. Originally educated as…

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The Darwin Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

October 17, 2011

The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good Robert H. Frank Princeton University Press (2011) How and why “departures from rational choice” (with and without regret) have occurred and what to do about them Frankly, I expected this book…

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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: A book review by Bob Morris

October 17, 2011

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential Robert Steven Kaplan Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why framing the right questions can help aspiring leaders to…

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Tad Waddington: An interview by Bob Morris

October 17, 2011

Tad Waddington is Director of Performance Measurement for Accenture. He received his PhD in Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistical Analysis from the University of Chicago. He is the co-author of Return on Learning: Training for High Performance at Accenture and the author…

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Tad Waddington: A second interview by Bob Morris

October 17, 2011

Tad Waddington is Director of Performance Measurement for Accenture. He received his PhD in Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistical Analysis from the University of Chicago. He is the co-author of Return on Learning: Training for High Performance at Accenture and the author of Lasting Contribution: How to Think, Plan, and Act…

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Six Ways to Lead First, Manage Second

October 17, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Cy Wakeman 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 MediaTec, please click here. *     *     * Talent leaders should focus…

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