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Month: July 2017

Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

July 31, 2017

Howard Gardner and his associates at Harvard and elsewhere have devoted decades to the rigorous study of various types of human intelligence. Their research has identified nine: 1. Spatial Intelligence (“Picture Smart”): The ability to think in three dimensions. Core…

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Don Mal (the chief executive of Vena Solutions) in “The Corner Office”

July 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 Don Mal, the chief executive…

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Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

July 30, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Michael Chui, Peter Bisson, Jonathan Woetzel, Richard Dobbs, Jacques Bughin, and Dan Aharon for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check…

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For Your Next Networking Meeting, Don’t Default to “Let’s Meet for Coffee”

July 30, 2017

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. * * * “Meeting for coffee” has become our professional default when it…

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How to read a business book

July 29, 2017

Most of us are taught to read phonetically. In fact, the speed of light is far greater than the speed of sound. (The speed of sound is 767 mph whereas the speed of light is 670,616,629 mph.) The eye is…

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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

July 29, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jason Karaian for the Quartz Media LLC website. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * Where do you…

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Kevin Liles (KWL Enterprises) in “The Corner Office”

July 28, 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 Kevin Liles, founder and C.E.O.…

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To Motivate Your Employees, Draw from Your Own Experience

July 28, 2017

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. * * * It’s not always easy to get the most from your…

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Adm. Hyman G. Rickover on “Doing a Job”

July 27, 2017

Quite by accident, I discovered the transcript of a speech by Admiral Hyman Rickover (1900-1986) at GovLeader.org, a website developed “by and for government managers who believe that having great leadership at all levels is critical to the effectiveness of…

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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

July 27, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Nicolaus Henke, Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, James Manyika, Tamim Saleh, Bill Wiseman, and Guru Sethupathy for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check…

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