Month: May 2015

Gary Hamel: One Q&A on Employee Engagement

May 23, 2015

In Thinkers 50 Management: Cutting Edge Thinking to Engage and Motivate Your Employees for Success, Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove include observations Gary Hamel. Here is one of the Q&As: How to increase positive and productive employee engagement? We’re going to…

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Light a Fire under Your Business: A book review by Bob Morris

May 23, 2015

Light a Fire under Your Business: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture through Inspirational Leadership Tom Pandola and James W. Bird Praeger™/An Imprint of ABC-CLO (2015) “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin…

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Fred Kiel: An interview by Bob Morris

May 22, 2015

KRW International co-founder and principal, Fred Kiel, brings years of experience in leadership consulting from Fortune 500 companies and large, privately held organizations. He has advised individuals who have become CEOs of complex businesses, most with multi-billion-dollar top lines. Fred…

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The Quartet: A book review by Bob Morris

May 22, 2015

The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 Joseph J. Ellis Knopf (2015) A brilliant analysis of “arguably the most creative and consequential act of political leadership in American history” Many people still do not as yet know that that…

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Make Quick, Direct Feedback a Part of Your Routine

May 22, 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. * * * Many managers don’t give effective feedback because they’re simply pressed…

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Clay Christensen: One Q&A on Disruptive Innovation

May 21, 2015

In Thinkers 50 Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking to Take Your Business to the Next Level , Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove include an interview of Clay Christensen. Here is one of the Q&As: What exactly is disruptive innovation? Disruptive innovation has…

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Why Des Dearlove and Stu Crainer are so important

May 21, 2015

In my opinion, Des Dearlove and Stu Crainer are among the most important and yet (as yet) least appreciated knowledge leaders. If you are don’t know much about them, it’s high time that you do. Des Dearlove is an adjunct…

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Better Ways to Welcome New Team Members

May 21, 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. * * * When you bring on new team members, it’s important to…

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Philip Mudd: An interview by Bob Morris

May 20, 2015

Philip Mudd, the ex-deputy director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center and FBI’s National Security Branch, appears regularly on Fox News, CNN, and NPR. He is the current director of enterprise risk at SouthernSun asset management in Memphis, Tennessee. His book,…

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The Open Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

May 20, 2015

The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance Jim Whitehurst Harvard Business Review Press (2015) How and why to focus everyone’s attention on what is most important, doing so with passion to achieve breakthrough results Almost everything I know about the…

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