Month: April 2012

Judgment Calls: A book review by Bob Morris

April 19, 2012

Judgment Calls: Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right Thomas H. Davenport and Brook Manville Harvard Business Review Press (2012) How and why to take full and systematic advantage of technology and analytics to create deeper…

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Josh Linkner: “Aim Up, Compare Down”

April 19, 2012

Here’s a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To check out the wealth of resources that he provides, please click here. *     *     * A good friend of mine said something to me at dinner this week that…

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Here are 6 keys to your employees’ hearts

April 18, 2012

Here is an article written by Michael Hess 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 Social Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

April 18, 2012

The Social Organization: How to Use Social Media to Tap the Collective Genius of Your Customers and Employees  Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why organizational success with social media “is fundamentally a leadership…

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Robert S. Becker : An interview by Bob Morris

April 18, 2012

Robert S. Becker PhD founded Becker Multimedia, simulations and serious games — to enhance job competencies and performance. He advises clients on learning strategy, leads the implementation of instructional technology and produces engaging interactive multimedia content. He also helps propagate organizational mission and vision by applying…

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The Language of Leaders: A book review by Bob Morris

April 17, 2012

The Language of Leaders: How Top CEO’s Communicate to Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results  Kevin Murray Kogan-Page (2012) How and why your values-driven behavior speaks much louder than anything you say, however eloquently Kevin Murray shares what he learned during his…

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Do you dare to fail?

April 17, 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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How to Run a Decisive Project Meeting

April 17, 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. *     *     * To keep momentum in a project, you…

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Why We Make Mistakes: A book review by Bob Morris

April 16, 2012

Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average Joseph T. Hallinan Broadway Books, Reprint edition (2010) And why we often make mistakes when trying to…

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“It’s never too late to be great….”

April 16, 2012

Tom Butler-Bowdon has only recently received in the United States the attention and appreciation that he so richly deserves. Years ago, he formulated his “50 Classics” concept,  based on the idea that “every subject or genre will contain at least 50…

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