Month: August 2017

In Disagreements at Work, Consider Your Colleague’s Perspective

August 7, 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 get into a disagreement with a coworker, it’s…

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One of the Greatest Business Decisions: How Intel got consumers to love its chips (1991)

August 7, 2017

The material that follows is adapted from The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time: Apple, Ford, IBM, Zappos, and others made radical choices that changed the course of business, by Verne Harnish, CEO of Gazelles, and the editors of Fortune,…

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“True Grit: Can Perseverance be Taught?” Angela Duckworth Responds

August 6, 2017

  Angela Lee Duckworth is an American academic, psychologist and popular science author. She is Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies grit and self-control. In recent years, she has been constantly…

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Think Twice Before Challenging a Negative Performance Review

August 6, 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. * * * No one likes to get a bad review, especially one…

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One of the Greatest Business Decisions: Boeing bets big on the 707 (1952)

August 5, 2017

The material that follows is adapted from The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time: Apple, Ford, IBM, Zappos, and others made radical choices that changed the course of business, by Verne Harnish, CEO of Gazelles, and the editors of Fortune,…

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The Bureaucracy Mass Index (BMI)

August 5, 2017

In an article written for Harvard Business Review, Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini observe: “Upending cultural norms isn’t easy. It takes courage, a dose of righteous indignation, and, perhaps most critical, data. People pay attention to things that can be…

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Jen Shirkani on the liberating power of EQ: An interview by Bob Morris

August 4, 2017

Jen Shirkani is a nationally recognized expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and state conferences, universities, government agencies, and at business organizations around the world. She is the author of Ego vs EQ and Choose Resilience.…

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One of the Greatest Business Decisions: Henry Ford decides to double his workers’ wages (1914)

August 4, 2017

The material that follows is adapted from The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time: Apple, Ford, IBM, Zappos, and others made radical choices that changed the course of business, by Verne Harnish, CEO of Gazelles, and the editors of Fortune,…

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How to transform your organization’s DNA to thrive in the digital age

August 3, 2017

Michael Gale and Chris Aarons have identified what they characterize as “seven drivers of digital opportunity.” Each is thoroughly explained in The Double Helix (Greenleaf Book Group Press, October 2017). Here they are, accompanied by questions I think leaders must…

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Daniel Kahneman: The Thought Leader Interview

August 3, 2017

Here is  the introduction to Michael Schrage’s classic interview of Daniel Kahneman, published by Strategy+Business magazine (2003). I have also included the first two Q&As. To read the complete interview, check out other resources, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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