Month: December 2011

Holly Weeks: An interview by Bob Morris

December 27, 2011

Holly Weeks publishes, teaches, and consults on communications issues. As principal of Holly Weeks Communication, she consults and coaches on negotiation and written and conversational communications issues, with a special emphasis on sensitive and difficult problems. She is also an adjunct…

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John Boudreau on “Outside-the-Box Leadership Development”

December 26, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Boudreau 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, please…

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Different pwerspectuves on the Power of Elimination

December 26, 2011

Many years ago during an interview, Katherine Hepburn was asked the secret to the success of her career. “Elimination! I have eliminated everyone and everything from my life that interferes with what I want to do and how I want…

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The Ten Most Important Business Challenges and Which Book to Consult for Each

December 26, 2011

Whenever asked to recommend business books, I immediately inquire, “What is the single greatest challenge that you and your organization now face?” Of course, responses vary but over time, these seem to be the ten challenges most frequently cited, followed…

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Ori Hadomi, C.E.O (Mazor Robotics) in “The Corner Office”

December 25, 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 Ori Hadomi, the chief executive…

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The Power of Presence: A book review by Bob Morris

December 24, 2011

The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others Kristi Hedges AMACOM (2012) How and why powerful intentional presence can be a “personal game changer” As I began to read this book, I was reminded of one…

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B-School Deans: Big Hopes for 2012 and Beyond

December 24, 2011

Here is an exerpt from an article written by Francesca Di Meglio and featured by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine online. As business school deans make their resolutions for 2012, the collective hope is to produce graduates capable of thinking creatively about…

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From Meryl To Margaret: Becoming “The Iron Lady”

December 23, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article about Meryl Streep and her latest film, The Iron Lady, prepared by the NPR staff and featured online.  Streep stars as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in director Phyllida Lloyd’s latest film.…

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The Upside of Turbulence: A book review by Bob Morris

December 23, 2011

The Upside of Turbulence: Seizing Opportunities in an Uncertain World Donald Sull HarperBusiness (2009) How and why “agile absorption” is essential when seizing the upside of turbulence in the global marketplace Donald Sull provides a brilliant analysis of a process…

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The Medici Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

December 22, 2011

The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts, and Cultures Frans Johannson Harvard Business Review Press (2006) Note: I recently re-read this book to assist with the preparations for an interview and even more impressed by the…

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