Month: December 2011

Geoffrey Canada (Harlem Children’s Zone) in “The Corner Office”

December 18, 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 Geoffrey Canada, president and C.E.O.…

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The Changing Face of Competition

December 17, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an outstanding article written by Rhonda Abrams and featured by Inc. magazine online. I urge you to read the complete article by clicking here. *     *     * If I asked you who your competition is,…

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Margaret Heffernan: An interview by Bob Morris

December 17, 2011

Margaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, Chief Executive and author. She was born in Texas, raised in Holland and educated at Cambridge University. She worked in BBC Radio and television for 13 years. She was one of the producers of Out…

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Five Workplace Trends for 2012

December 15, 2011

Here is an article written by  Deb Busser  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 click here. *    …

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The Secret of Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

December 15, 2011

The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and Do Mark Miller Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2011) High-impact leadership + high-impact teams = high-impact community Mark Miller is the co-author with Ken Blanchard of a previous book, The Secret: What Great Leaders…

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The early-warning signals of active inertia

December 14, 2011

In one of the most valuable business books written in recent years, The Upside of Turbulence: Seizing Opportunity in an Uncertain World published by HarperBusiness, Donald Sull describes what he characterizes as active inertia: “the tendency of well-established organizations to…

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Robert H. Frank: An interview by Bob Morris

December 13, 2011

Robert H. Frank is Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics in the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Frank is a monthly contributor to the “Economic View” column in The New York Times and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos. He has also served as…

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How to Take Control of Your To-Do List

December 13, 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. Having an unruly to-do list can be overwhelming. If you find yourself…

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Why People Are Not Your Greatest Asset

December 12, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald 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…

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Amy Schulman (Pfizer) in “The Corner Office”

December 11, 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 Amy Schulman, executive vice president…

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