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Month: March 2017

When Interviewing for a Position: Some Dos and Don’ts

March 31, 2017

Here is some valuable advice provided by recruiters in several of the “1oo Best Companies to Work For,” annually ranked by FORTUNE magazine. “We ask our receptionists for their impressions and direct feedback. Any hint of arrogance or condescension is…

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Valerie Smith (president of Swarthmore College) in “The Corner Office”

March 31, 2017

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 Valerie Smith , president of…

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Being Quiet Is Part of Being a Good CEO

March 30, 2017

Where is a brief excerpt from an interview of Hal Gregersen by Bourree Lam, featured in The Atlantic magazine, during which Gregersen discusses the importance of being a good listener. For CEOs, it is an imperative. To read the complete…

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Dual Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

March 29, 2017

Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future Scott D. Anthony, Clark G. Gilbert, and Mark W. Johnson Harvard Business Review Press (April 2017) How and why combining the assets and benefits of scale and entrepreneurial spirit…

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Bursting the CEO Bubble

March 29, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Hal Gregersen 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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The Dual Transformation Equation: A + B + C = Δ

March 28, 2017

In Dual Transformation, a book co-authored with Clark Gilbert and Mark Johnson, Scott Anthony explains how and why to combine assets and benefits of scale with entrepreneurial behavior to drive massive impact. They observe: “When you take your first algebra…

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The social side of strategy

March 28, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding article, co-authored by Arne Gast and Michele Zanini and featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and…

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Deryl McKissack (C.E.O. of McKissack & McKissack) in “The Corner Office”

March 27, 2017

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 Deryl McKissack, C.E.O. of McKissack…

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Why Top Talent Leaves: Top 10 Reasons Boiled Down to One

March 27, 2017

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by Forbes magazine’s website and written by Erika Andersen. To read the complete article, check out other resources, sign up for free email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here.…

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The Number One Skill

March 26, 2017

Here is an article written by Mary Goodman and Rich Russakoff for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters,…

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