Month: February 2012

What Matters Now: A book review by Bob Morris

February 11, 2012

What Matters Now: How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Comoetition, and Unstoppable Innovation Gary Hamel Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2012) How and why knowing and doing what matters NOW will create an organization “fit for the future…

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When All Else Fails, Follow a Hunch

February 10, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Saj-nicole Joni 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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Accelerator vs. Incubator: What’s the Difference?

February 10, 2012

Here is an excerpt from another excellent article in Christina DesMarais‘ “Launch” series for Inc. magazine.  To read the complete article, check out other online resources, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *     *     * The terms sometimes get…

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Twyla Tharp: An interview by Charlie Rose

February 10, 2012

Twyla Tharp, one of America’s greatest choreographers, began her career in 1965, and has created more than 130 dances for her company as well as for the Joffrey Ballet, The New York City Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, London’s Royal Ballet,…

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All For One: A book review by Bob Morris

February 9, 2012

All For One: 10 Strategies for Building Trusted Client Partnerships Andrew Sobel John Wiley & Sons (2009) “Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno” Those who have read the novel, Three Musketeers, already know that its author, Alexander Dumas pere, took…

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Three Steps to Retain Top Talent

February 9, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Tratar 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…

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How to Know What Your Boss Expects of You

February 8, 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. Even if you know your annual targets and goals, you may not…

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Charles S. Jacobs: A second interview by Bob Morris

February 8, 2012

Charles S. Jacobs is founder and managing partner of 180 Partners, and the author of Management Rewired: Why Feedback Doesn’t Work and Other Surprising Lessons from the Latest Brain Science. For over two decades, he has helped the leadership of corporations around the world improve the performance of…

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“Hear the roar of our engines….”

February 8, 2012

Until last Sunday, I thought that the best commercial shown in conjunction with a Super Bowl was Apple’s with its “1984” theme. Leland Russell has praised Clint Eastwood’s two-minute commercial for Chrysler, “It’s Halftime in America,” and I agree with Russell.…

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Why Empowering Women Doesn’t Help Them

February 7, 2012

Here is a brief article by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox for the Harvard Business Review blog. To check out the wealth of free resources and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. *     *     * A German client…

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