Month: October 2017

To Get Out of a Creativity Rut, Change Your Habits

October 31, 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. * * * Creativity can fade when you get bored or discouraged at…

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How to make sure your next product or service launch drives growth

October 31, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alessandro Buffoni, Alice de Angelis, Volker Grüntges, and Alex Krieg for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more…

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Prioritize Your Opportunities with This Checklist

October 30, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Doug Andrew 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 Ten Commandments of Business Innovation”

October 30, 2017

In Breaking Bad Habits, Freek Vermeulen identifies what he characterizes as “The Ten Commandments of Business Innovation.” Here they are, accompanied by my brief annotations: 1. Cut out the benchmarking: Whatever works well somewhere else probably won’t work as well…

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What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees

October 29, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Seymour Adler, and Robert B. Kaiser for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

October 29, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by William Treseder 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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Meryl Streep: A mini-profile

October 27, 2017

Biography.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep is one of the most esteemed stars of the screen, known for her work in such diverse films as Sophie’s…

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Disruption, friction, and change: The hallmarks of a true transformation

October 27, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from the transcript of a podcast 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, and register to…

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Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

October 26, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Srini Pillay 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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Irrational consumption: How consumers really make decisions

October 26, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by Jon Cummings, Ravi Dhar and Ned Welch for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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