Month: May 2012

Josh Linkner on “Swiss Army Knife Innovation”

May 21, 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.  *     *     * That ubiquitous red contraption contains just about every feature you can imagine.  A…

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Awakened Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

May 20, 2012

Awakened Leadership: Beyond Self-Mastery Alan E. Shelton Red Hatchet Press (2012) Why and how to “allow leadership to arise in you as you really are in any moment when leadership is called out” The core thesis of this book is that within each…

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Chris Barbin (Appirio) in “The Corner Office”

May 20, 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 Chris Barbin, chief executive of Appirio, an information technology company that…

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How to Set the Stage for Your Next Meeting

May 19, 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. *     *     * From the moment you…

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What “Living Differentiation” is and why it is so important to business success

May 19, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by James Allen 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. *    …

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Simply Effective: A book review by Bob Morris

May 19, 2012

Simply Effective: How to Cut Through Complexity in Your Organization and Get Things Done  Ron Ashkenas Harvard Business School Press (2009) “Make it as simple as possible…but no simpler.” Albert Einstein Ron Ashkenas is one of my intellectual heroes. I have read, reviewed, and…

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Don’t Be Ignorant: Everybody Is Creative

May 18, 2012

Here is an article written by Aubrey Daniels 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.  *     *     * Requirements…

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The Power of Communication: A book review by Bob Morris

May 17, 2012

The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspure Loyalty, and Lead Effectuvely Helio Fred Garcia FT Press/A Pearson imprint (2012) Leadership lessons to be learned from the military services, especially from the U.S. Marines As Helio Fred Garcia correctly notes in the Introduction to his…

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How to Turn Adversaries into Allies

May 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. *     *     * Anyone who has faced rivals at work — bosses who take…

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When Core Values Are Strategic: A book review by Bob Morris

May 17, 2012

When Values Are Strategic: How the Basic Values of Procter & Gamble Transformed Leadership at Fortune 500 Companies Rick Tocqigny with Andy Butcher and the P&G Alumni Network FT Press/A Pearson Imprint (2012) A brilliant examination of the power and impact of core values that can transform individuals as…

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