Month: March 2013

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions: A book review by Bob Morris

March 31, 2013

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions Various Contributors and Editors of Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Press (2013 Learn why bad decisions happen to good managers — and how to make better ones This is one in a…

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Ivar Kroghrud (QuestBack) in “The Corner Office”

March 31, 2013

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 Ivar Kroghrud, the lead strategist…

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9 Initiatives Employers Must Take to Support Women’s Success

March 30, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Kathy Caprino for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * Anyone…

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It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…: A book review by Bob Morris

March 30, 2013

It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader Morton L. Mandel with John A. Byrne Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2013) How and why almost any organization “can be a growth business if you…

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A McKinsey “Classic”: The granularity of growth

March 30, 2013

Here is an exerpt from an article rated by readers as one of the most popular ever in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and co-authored by Mehrdad Baghai, Sven Smit, and S. Patrick Viguerie. They explain how…

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Ron Ashkenas on “Why Organizations Are So Afraid to Simplify”

March 29, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Askenas for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR…

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How to Survive Working for a Narcissistic Leader

March 28, 2013

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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Win-Win Partnerships: A book review by Bob Morris

March 28, 2013

Win-Win Partnerships: Be on the Cutting Edge with Synergistic Coaching Steven J. Stowell and Matt M. Starcevich CMOE Press (1996) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison Do not be deterred by the fact that this book was first published…

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