Month: August 2016

Design Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

August 11, 2016

Design Thinking: New Product Development Essentials from the PDMA Michael G. Fuchs, K. Scott Swan, and Abbie Griffin, Co-Editors John Wiley & Sons (2015) “We spend a lot time designing the bridge, but not enough time thinking about the people…

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Great Teams Build Great Cultures

August 11, 2016

Here is a brief except from an article by Jon Katzenbach for strategy+business magazine, published by Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company). To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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The Wit and Wisdom of Michel de Montaigne

August 10, 2016

I think it was during my first year in high school that I began to read Montaigne’s essays and eventually I read all 137 of them…and continue to re-read several dozen personal favorites. In How to Live: Or A Life of…

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5 Ways a Development Mindset Impacts the Manager-Employee Relationship

August 10, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Julie Winkle Giulioni 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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Where machines could replace humans—and where they can’t (yet)

August 10, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Chui, James Manyika, and Mehdi Miremadi for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Lisa Gersh (chief executive of the wellness company Goop) in “The Corner Office”

August 9, 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 Gersh, a wellness company.…

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The history of employee engagement

August 9, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by David Zinger 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. When did…

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The Discipline of Creativity

August 8, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Joseph V. Sinfield, Tim Gustafson and Brian Hindo for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out all the other resources, and obtain subscription information, please…

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The Secret to Gaining the Upper Hand in Negotiations, with a Former FBI Negotiator

August 8, 2016

Here is a brief article featured at the Big Think website. To check out all the other resources and learn more about Big Think, please click here. * * * Negotiating is hard, and it’s even harder when there is…

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Suzanne Bates on becoming “all the leader you can be”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 7, 2016

Before launching Bates Communications and becoming a recognized thought leader in communicative leadership, Suzanne Bates had a successful career in television news, as an anchor and reporter in major markets. “20 years in broadcasting taught her how to be prepared……

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