Month: October 2013

Rose Fass: An interview by Bob Morris

October 24, 2013

Rose Fass is the founder and CEO of fassforward Consulting Group – a firm that helps big companies evolve their culture to achieve business transformation. Rose works with executive teams from Fortune 500 companies to turn visions into realities by…

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Brain Food Nuggets (21-30)

October 24, 2013

The buffet awaits: o “Diversity in counsel, unity in command.” Cyrus the Great o “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin o “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved – loved…

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How To Make Culture Your Co-Founder

October 24, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Kevin Kruse for CEO.com. To read the completer article, check oyt other resources, please click here. * * * Most small and mid-sized business leaders are so busy just executing…

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New Research Suggests That Sleep “Detoxes” the Brain

October 23, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an especially informative article written by Melanie Haiken, a guest contributor to Forbes. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * The brain’s nocturnal…

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Val DiFebo (chief executive of Deutsch NY) in “The Corner Office”

October 23, 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 Val DiFebo, chief executive of…

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Dan Schawbel on “The Five Rules of Relationship Building”

October 23, 2013

In his book, Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success, published by St. Martin’s Press (September 2013), Dan Schawbel provides a wealth of information, insights, and counsel for those who have no clear career roadmap and are willing to…

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How Firms Fall Short on Career Management

October 22, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Frank Kalman for Talent Management magazine. He explains how, though career advancement and development plans are an important component for attracting talent, many firms fall short when it comes to executing…

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Harley-Davidson CEO: Getting Up to Speed

October 22, 2013

How do executives stay organized? What are their management strategies? And what do they do for fun? Executive Suite seeks answers to the behind-the-scenes questions. Here is an excerpt from an interview of Keith Wendell, CEO of Harley-Davidson since 2009,…

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George Anders on why great talent “isn’t hard to find if you know how [and where] to look”

October 22, 2013

As George Anders explains in the Introduction to his brilliant book, The Rare Find, he spent two and a half years conducting research to determine the answer to this question: “How and where to find great talent?” He focused on…

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Avoiding the quicksand: Ten techniques for more agile corporate resource allocation

October 21, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Michael Birshan, Marja Engel, and Olivier Sibony for the McKinsey Quarterly published by McKinsey & Company. As they explain, these tested ideas can help organizations overcome inertia and implement their…

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