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Month: May 2012

Kevin Murray: An interview by Bob Morris

May 13, 2012

Kevin Murray is Chairman of the Public Relations Division of Chime Communications, a London-based international marketing services company. Chime’s PR Division is ranked number one in both the PR Week and Marketing magazine public relations league tables for the UK. He started his career as…

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Deborah Farrington (StarVest Partners) in “The Corner Office”

May 13, 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 Deborah Farrington, a founder and general partner at StarVest Partners,…

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Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

May 12, 2012

One of the most dangerous and potentially damaging forms of ignorance is not knowing what we think we know but, in fact, don’t. This inevitably results in false assumptions and premises on which incorrect decisions are based, leading to….You get the idea. The number of…

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Forget the “Dimon principle.” Investors should follow the Feynman principle.

May 12, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article published by the Wall Street Journal and WSJ.com “Intelligent Investor” columnist Jason Zweig. He  pulls up a chair on Mean Street to explain how J.P. Morgan violated a simply rule in its…

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How to develop better change leaders?

May 12, 2012

The most obvious answer is to change the way you develop change leaders if the process you now have isn’t working very well. Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding article, co-authored by Aaron De Smet, Johanne Lavoie, and Elizabeth Schwartz Hioei,…

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The Branded Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

May 12, 2012

The Branded Mind: What Neuroscience Really Tells Us about the Puzzle of the Brain and the Brand Erik du Plessis , with Nigel Hollis and Graham Page Kogan Page (2011) A travel guide and operations manual for exploration and management…

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The Four Worst Innovation Assassins

May 12, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony 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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The CEO’s Role in Talent Management

May 11, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Halley Bock 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,…

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How to create a workplace that “makes employees’ lives better despite increasing pressure to be more productive”

May 11, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jessica Krinke 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 magazine published by MedfiaTec, please click here. *   …

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The Reinventors: A book review by Bob Morris

May 11, 2012

The Reinventors: How Extraordinary Companies Pursue Radical Continuous Change Jason Jennings Portfolio/The Penguin Grtoup (2012) Jennings’ latest book is also his best…thus far, 10 May 2012 In fact, companies do not “pursue radical continuous change,” extraordinary executives do. As Jason…

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