Month: December 2011

The Rare Find: A book review by Bob Morris

December 4, 2011

The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Befire Everyone Else George Anders Portfolio/Penguin (2011) How and why great talent “isn’t hard to find if you know how [and where] to look” As George Anders explains in the Introduction, he spent two…

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Ruth J. Simmons (Brown University) in “The Corner Office”

December 4, 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 Ruth J. Simmons, president of…

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Strategy under uncertainty

December 2, 2011

Here is an article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly online, published by McKinsey & Company. As Hugh G. Courtney, Jane Kirkland,  and S. Patrick Viguerie explain in it, the traditional approach to strategy requires precise predictions and thus often leads…

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The Myth of Work-Life Balance

December 2, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Beeson 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 HBR email alerts, please…

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Building a Capabilities-Driven Company

December 1, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi 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…

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How About Better Parents?

December 1, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tom Friedman and featured in the November 20, 2011, issue of  The New York Times. To read the complete article, please click here. *     *     * In recent years, we’ve been treated…

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