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Month: April 2016

Charles Duhigg on “the eight ideas that seem most important to expanding productivity”

April 30, 2016

In Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg sets the table: Various advances in communications and technology are supposed to make our lives easier. “Instead, they often seem to fill o0ur days with…

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3 Steps Leaders Can Take to Restore Trust

April 30, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Susan Mazza for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * *…

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Great Innovators Create the Future , Manage the Present, and Selectively Forget the Past

April 29, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Vijay Govindarajan for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. The material is adapted from The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation (Harvard Business Review Press April 2016). To…

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4 Tips for Identifying and Developing High-Performing Employees

April 29, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Sharlyn Lauby for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * *…

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Why Engagement Happens In Employees’ Hearts, Not Their Minds

April 28, 2016

Winning your employees over to stick with the company long term involves an array of factors—but first among those is love. Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Mark C, Crowley for Fast Company magazine. To read the…

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A brilliant framework for coordinating an organization’s past, present, and future

April 28, 2016

In his latest book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, published by Harvard Business Review (April 2016), Vijay Govindarajan provides what he characterizes as “a simple framework that recognizes all three competing challenges face that managers face when…

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Selling Vision: A book review by Bob Morris

April 27, 2016

Selling Vision: The X-XY-Y Formula for Driving Results by Selling Change Lou Schachter and Rick Cheatham McGraw-Hill Publishers (April, 2016) If business leaders do not complete this transformation, their organization will probably not be around when the next one occurs.…

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Habits: Why We Do What We Do

April 27, 2016

Here is an excerpt from a transcript of a video during which Justin Fox interviews Charles Duhigg for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To see/read the complete interview, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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Mastering the New Media Landscape: A book review by Bob Morris

April 26, 2016

Mastering the New Media Landscape: Embrace the Micromedia Mindset Barbara Cave Henricks and Rusty Shelton Barrett Publishers (April 2016) Here’s the mindset that will help create or increase demand for whatever you are marketing…including you Years ago, Alvin Toffler observed,…

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Aaron Bell (C.E.O. of AdRoll) in “The Corner Office”

April 26, 2016

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 Aaron Bell, C.E.O. of AdRoll,…

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