Month: July 2016

About business book clubs

July 31, 2016

There is no shortage of books and articles about establishing a business book club, either within an organization or elsewhere. For more than 40 years, I have led dozens of book clubs, including those that focused on business books. In…

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Alan Weiss on “How to forge your own path to success”: An interview by Bob Morris

July 31, 2016

Alan Weiss is one of those rare people who can say he is a consultant, speaker, and author and mean it. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, State Street Corporation,…

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Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner on how and why “challenge characterizes every single personal-best leadership experience.”

July 30, 2016

I cannot recall a prior time when there was a greater need for exemplary leadership at all levels and in all areas of each human community, whatever its size and nature may be. In all fields: in the business world,…

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Roar Uncovers the Secret to Organizational Resiliency

July 30, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Melany Gallant 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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Your Employees’ Definition of a Great Organizational Culture

July 29, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Tim Sackett 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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What Hillary Clinton has to do to beat Donald Trump

July 29, 2016

Here is a direct link to a video of a brief but insightful discussion on PBS (on July 27, 2016) chaired by Gwen Ifill, joined by New York Times columnist David Brooks, syndicated columnist Mark Shields, and Amy Walter of…

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Five steps to delivering world-class innovation leadership

July 28, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article by Gijs van Wulfen for The Leadership Network blog. Founded in 2010, it has since delivered business excellence training courses to more than 4,000 Directors and Senior Managers in companies such as Lego,…

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Lisa Borders (president of the W.N.B.A.) in “The Corner Office”

July 28, 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 Lisa Borders, president of the…

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The 16th Century: Were those really “the good old days”?

July 27, 2016

Not exactly. The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500’s. o Where did the…

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Neuroscience for Leaders: A book review by Bob Morris

July 27, 2016

Neuroscience for Leaders: A Brain-Adaptive Leadership Approach Nikolaos Dimitriadis and Alexandros Psychogios KoganPage (2016) “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable.” Charles Darwin…

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