Month: August 2017

How to go agile enterprise-wide: An interview with Scott Richardson

August 22, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Scott Richardson by Khushpreet Kaur for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information,…

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How to Manage Someone Who Thinks Everything Is Urgent

August 21, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Liz Kislik 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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An immensely interesting conversation

August 21, 2017

  I recently re-read Steve Batterson’s brilliant book, In Pursuit of Genius: Flexner, Einstein, and the Early Faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study, published by AK Peters (2006). I came upon a brief discussion of Robert Oppenheimer which prompted…

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Prevent Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit

August 20, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Annie McKee and Kandi Wiens 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…

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Help Senior Executives Hear Feedback by Tying It to What They Care About

August 20, 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. * * * Nobody likes to be criticized — especially high-status individuals.…

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Modern technology: 27 cutting-edge thinkers share their insights

August 19, 2017

Here is a direct link to Charle Rose’s interviews of 27 different thought leaders who provide an abundance of information, insights, and counsel: cutting-edge thinking on almost every dimension of modern technology, from the early Internet to IA. To learn…

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Culture for a digital age

August 19, 2017

    Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Julie Goran, Laura LaBerge, and Ramesh Srinivasan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Choose Each Mentee Carefully

August 19, 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. * * * When you agree to mentor someone, you’re trading away hours…

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What people must have to be happy at work

August 18, 2017

In How to Be Happy at Work, published by Harvard Business Review Press (September 2017), Annie McKee suggests that there are three essential elements people must have in order to be happy at work. They are: Purpose: As humans, we…

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9 tips for dealing with toxic coworkers

August 18, 2017

Negative people in the workplace can take a toll on both your sanity and health. But before you point fingers ensure you’ve done you’re part to build a healthy relationship. Experts discuss techniques for dealing with difficult behaviors. Here is…

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