Month: June 2014

Mark van Rijmenam on “Seven Big Data Trends” That All Executives Need to Understand

June 10, 2014

In his recently published book, Think Bigger: Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your Business, Mark van Rijmenam observes, “Many different aspects of Big Data affect a big data strategy and how your organization should deal with it. [More…

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Pivot Points: A book review by Bob Morris

June 9, 2014

Pivot Points: Five Decisions Every Successful Leader Must Make Julia Tang Peters John Wiley & Sons (2014) Valuable lessons to be learned from five male leaders Julia Tang Peters focuses on five male leaders, devoting a separate chapter to each,…

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Strategic principles for competing in the digital age

June 9, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Martin Hirt and Paul Willmott for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss six critically important decisions that CEOs must be make at as time when digitization…

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Jeremy Eden and Terri Long: An interview by Bob Morris

June 8, 2014

Jeremy Eden and Terri Long are co-founders and co-CEOs of Harvest Earnings Group, Inc. Jeremy has decades of consulting and performance improvement experience in business and government including at McKinsey and Company. Terri was in the corporate banking world for…

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The 10 Best Apps to Train Your Brain

June 8, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article by Perry Santanachote for Life by DailyBurn. * * * Whether it’s to focus at work, do better at school or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower.…

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The Terrible Math of Employee Engagement

June 8, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article by Nigel Green for Edelman’s Global Practices. Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm. To learn more about the firm, please click here. Image credit: Tom Brown * * * With so…

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The Road to Reinvention: A book review by Bob Morris

June 7, 2014

The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation Josh Linkner Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (2014) If you don’t constantly challenge your status quo, you can be certain that someone else will. In a previous book, Disciplined Dreaming, Josh…

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Get ready for hybrid thinking

June 7, 2014

Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain the size of a walnut) is the key to what humanity has become. Now, futurist Ray…

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Anne-Marie Slaughter on why “Caring is our most important work”

June 6, 2014

Here is a portion of Stew Friedman’s conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter during which she explains why she thinks that “caring is our most important work.” The conversation is part of a series sponsored by Wharton School’s Work/Life Integration Project. Work…

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Why you hate work

June 6, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Tony Schwartz and Christine Porathmay for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * The way…

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