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Month: November 2015

Four Types of Frustrating Bosses – And How To Manage Them

November 30, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Gary Bradt, featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up to receive email alerts, please click here. * * * If you’re the boss…

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Cindy Holland (vice president for original content at Netflix) in “The Corner Office”

November 30, 2015

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 Cindy Holland, vice president for…

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Why it’s still a world of “grow or go”

November 29, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Yuval Atsmon and Sven Smit for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain why, in a challenging environment, growth matters more than ever. To read the complete…

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Geoffrey Moore on Zone Management: An interview by Bob Morris

November 29, 2015

Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow portfolio and established high-tech enterprises, including most recently Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Equinix, Aruba, and Cadence. His life’s work has…

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Michael J. Silverstein: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 28, 2015

Michael J. Silverstein is a leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s global consumer practice. He specializes in helping the senior team at large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. His clients include some…

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You Can’t Engage Employees by Copying How Other Companies Do It

November 28, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Beer 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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Frank Bruni on “The Gift of Reading”

November 27, 2015

In previous posts, I have indicated that, since childhood, I have viewed books as magic carpets that could transport me to destinations throughout the universe as well as back in time to the plains of Troy, to Dickens’ London at…

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Laura Putnam: An interview by Bob Morris

November 27, 2015

Laura Putnam is an author and CEO of Motion Infusion, a well-being training and consulting firm that provides creative solutions in the areas of engagement, behavior change, human performance, and building healthier, happier, and more innovative organizations. A leading authority…

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Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

November 25, 2015

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. Here is a brief excerpt from Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States (1998). “When a celebration was deemed in order, the Puritans were delighted…

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What Is Disruptive Innovation?

November 25, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor, and Rory McDonald for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain…

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