Month: January 2012

Andrea Kates: Part One of an Interview by Bob Morris

January 27, 2012

Andrea Kates  (akates@BusinessGenome.com)  is the founder of the Business Genome® project and author of the visionary bestselling business innovation book, Find Your Next (McGraw-Hill, November 2011). As a business strategist, facilitator, and speaker, Andrea has led more than 250 business innovation initiatives for global corporations, entrepreneurs, and organizations including Royal Dutch…

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Don’t Let Strengths Create Setbacks

January 27, 2012

Here is an article written by Anthony M. Gigliott 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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David Zinger: An interview by Bob Morris

January 27, 2012

David Zinger founded and hosts the Employee Engagement Network (EEN), a 4500 global member community devoted to employee engagement.  David is an author, educator, and speaker. He wrote over 1400 blog posts and authored two books on work – Zengage:…

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Stretch Goals: Do’s & Don’ts

January 26, 2012

In Built to Last, Jim Collins and Jerry Porras urge business leaders to set what they characterize as BHAGs: Big Hairy Audacious Goals. That is, an “audacious 10-to-30-year goal to progress toward an envisioned future.” A true BHAG is clear…

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Learn How to Think Different(ly)

January 26, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen 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 click here. *     *     * In…

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When and Why You Should Stop Emailing and Pick up the Phone

January 26, 2012

  When and Why You Should Stop Emailing and Pick up the Phone 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.…

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What Gabby Giffords teaches us about leadership

January 25, 2012

Here is an article written by John Baldoni for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters, please click here.…

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The New HR Analytics: A book review by Bob Morris

January 25, 2012

The New HR Analytics: Predicting the Economic Value of Your Company’s Human Capital Investments Jac Fitz-enz AMACOM (2010) A brilliant explanation of “the first holistic, predictive management model and operating system for the HR function” Those who have read one…

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Why it is imperative to hire for attitude

January 25, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article by Dan Schawbel and featured online at the Forbes website. In it, Mark Murphy explains why a job candidate’s attitude is more important than talent, skills, and experience.  To read the complete article,…

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Going for growth in a go-slow world

January 24, 2012

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article written by Lowell Bryan, John Horn, and Sven Smit, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (September 2011), published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, obtain information about the…

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