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Month: February 2012

Fast Company magazine’s “Top 10″ of the 50 most innovative companies

February 15, 2012

Here is Fast Company magazine’s “Top 10″ of the 50 most innovative companies: 1. Apple For walking the talk 2. Facebook For 800 million reasons to share 3. Google For expanding its hit lineup 4. Amazon For playing the long…

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Sustainability: Do’s & Don’ts

February 15, 2012

As Jeremy Hope and Steve Player explain in Beyond Performance Measurement: Why, When, and How to use 40 Tools and Best Practices for Superior Business Performance, sustainability is not a passing fad. “Nor is it a public relations exercise. It…

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DEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC: A book review by Bob Morris

February 15, 2012

DEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC: The Lasting Legacy of Digital Equipment Corporation Edgar H. Schein Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2003) Note: I recently re-read this book and was amazed by how relevant its author’s insights continue to be. MIT Sloan School…

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The Fourth Turning: A book review by Bob Morris

February 15, 2012

The Fourth Turning: What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny William Strauss and Neil Howe Broadway Books (1997) “To every thing there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:” Ecclesiastes…

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Wanted: Idea Fusers

February 14, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Bronwyn Fryer 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…

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7 signs of a dysfunctional company

February 14, 2012

Here is an article written by Steve Tobak  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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How to Prepare for Unintended Consequences

February 13, 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. Unintended consequences are common in business. Well-meaning managers often implement new…

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Quiet: A book review by Bob Morris

February 13, 2012

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Susan Cain Crown Publishers (2012) How and why our location on “the introvert-extrovert spectrum” influences most (if not all) of our decisions and opinions Throughout most of her…

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Tim Bucher (TastingRoom.com) in “The Corner Office”

February 12, 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 Tim Bucher, founder and C.E.O.…

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