Month: March 2016

The Innovator’s Mindset: A book review by Bob Morris

March 23, 2016

The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity George Couros Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. (2015) “We don’t grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather, we get educated out if it.” Sir Kenneth…

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How to Drive Ongoing Performance Management with Project-Based Reviews

March 22, 2016

Here is a brief article by Melany Gallant for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To check out other resources, learn about the firm, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. * * * Okay, who likes the traditional…

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The Balanced Scorecard: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 22, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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One man’s opinion: A major misconception about employee engagement

March 21, 2016

Over the years, David Zinger and I have exchanged opinions about a wide range of subjects. I think he is one of the most thoughtful and most caring people I have ever known. He has agreed to respond to some…

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Trump and the Two Underwoods: A Tale of Contested Conventions

March 21, 2016

  In A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign, explains why the first presidential race between incumbent John Adams and his vice president, Thomas Jefferson, in 1800 set a standard for civility so low that…

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Stretch: A book review by Bob Morris

March 21, 2016

Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick John Wiley & Sons (2016) “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles…

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All the Leader You Can Be: A book review by Bob Morris

March 20, 2016

All the Leader You Can Be: The Science of Achieving Extraordinary Executive Presence Suzanne Bates McGraw-Hill Education (2016) Here’s a “research-based definition of executive presence” with an explanation of how to develop it Opinions are divided (sometimes sharply divided) about…

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Leo Bottary on the Power of Peer Advisory Groups: An interview by Bob Morris

March 20, 2016

Leo Bottary is Vice President, Peer Advantage, for Vistage Worldwide, where he directs a thought leadership initiative on the power of peer influence for business leaders. Leo also serves as an adjunct professor for two of Seton Hall University’s graduate…

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How to Change the Tone of a Difficult Conversation

March 19, 2016

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. If you work with anyone long enough you’re bound to encounter a difference…

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Emotional Intelligence: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 19, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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