Month: January 2015

Be Skeptical of Your Data

January 28, 2015

  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. * * * Managers shouldn’t take important analyses at face value, even…

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4 Strategies for Women Navigating Office Politics

January 28, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kathryn Heath for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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Small Move, Big Change: A book review by Bob Morris

January 27, 2015

Small Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently Caroline L. Arnold Penguin Books (2014) “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle I selected the observation by Aristotle to…

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The Most Undervalued Leadership Traits Of Women

January 27, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Glenn Llopis for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * It’s impossible…

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Employee Engagement Depends on What Happens Outside of the Office

January 27, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Susan LaMotte for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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4 Skills that Give Women a Sustainable Advantage Over Men

January 26, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Glenn Llopis for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * In a…

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Greater Engagement Starts with Leaders

January 26, 2015

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. * * * It’s important to cultivate a belief in the power of…

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Strategic Connections: A book review by Bob Morris

January 26, 2015

Strategic Connections: The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World Anne Baber, Lynn Waymon, André Alphonso, and Jim Wylde AMACOM (2015) How to network with a new purpose, collaborate in ways you never have before, and have a significant…

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Why Do Gazelles Thrive in the Best of All Possible Business Worlds?

January 25, 2015

The term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone who starts a new business venture (or a new way of doing business) and aims for it to explode into a white-hot phenomenon such as Home Depot,…

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Elements of a Good Story

January 25, 2015

In Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure and these other basic characteristics: A protagonist: The…

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