Month: January 2012

Think About This Before You Reorganize

January 24, 2012

  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. Managers love to reorganize, but few employees like being reorganized. Structural changes…

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Josh Linkner on “Child’s Play”

January 24, 2012

As a parent of four and a grandparent of ten, I count among my most precious blessings each and every opportunity I have to play games with them. Golf with the three sons, board games with the daughter and teenage…

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The 10X Rule: A book review by Bob Morris

January 24, 2012

The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure Grant Cardone John Wiley & Sons (2011) How to increase sustainable fulfillment of human potentialities, one’s own as well as those of others Many years ago, I read a book…

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Monty Python on Employee Alignment & Career Development

January 23, 2012

If you have (or someone you know has) problems with employee alignment and/or career development (i.e. “getting the right people in the right seats on the right bus”), this brief video from the Monty Python team may well provide some…

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8 Reasons Your Employees Don’t Care

January 23, 2012

Here is an article written by Jeff Haden for 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 MoneyWatch newsletters, please click here. *    …

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Your MBA Game Plan: A book review by Bob Morris

January 23, 2012

  Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting Into the Top Business Schools, Third Edition Omari Bouknight and Scott Shrum Career Press (2012) To paraphrase Henry Ford, “Whether you think you can earn an MBA from a top business…

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Katherine Hays (GenArts) in “The Corner Office”

January 23, 2012

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 Katherine Hays is the chief…

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Patrick Lencioni on “the three signs of a miserable job”

January 21, 2012

Recent research by highly-reputable firms such as Gallup and TowersWatson suggest that, on average, at least 70% of employees in a U.S. workplace are either passively engaged (“mailing it in”) or actively disengaged, undermining the success of operations. In his…

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LinkedIn: 5 changes to make to your profile today

January 21, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Amy Levin-Epstein 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…

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Why most managers are ineffective

January 20, 2012

Here is an article written by Margaret Heffernan 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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