Month: October 2017

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring Better Meetings

October 20, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Liane Davey 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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Watch for Signs of Stress on Your Team

October 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. * * * As a manager, it’s your job to watch for signs…

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If a Colleague Has a Bad Attitude, Find Out Why

October 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. If you work with someone who isn’t a team player, it’s tempting to…

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Winning a championship is difficult; repeating is even more difficult.

October 19, 2017

Now that the MLB American and National League playoffs are underway, I was curious to know which teams have won consecutive World Series. They are: New York Yankees (1998-2000) Oakland Athletics (72-74) New York Yankees (49-53) New York Yankees (36-39)…

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To Learn Something, Explain It to Yourself Out Loud

October 18, 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. * * * Talking to yourself can get you funny looks from other…

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Creating Great Choices: A book review by Bob Morris

October 18, 2017

Creating Great Choices: A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking Jennifer Riel and Roger L. Martin Harvard Business Review Press (September 2017) The alchemy of making great decisions If you did not buy your copy of this book from Amazon (mine…

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A Study Shows How to Find New Ideas Inside and Outside the Company

October 17, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Linus Dahlander and Siobhan O’Mahony 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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Why Business Leaders Need to Read More Science Fiction

October 17, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Eliot Peper 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 Power of Moments: A book review by Bob Morris

October 16, 2017

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact Chip Heath and Dan Heath Simon & Schuster (October 2017) How to mark transitions, commemorate milestones, and fill pits…also, WHY In my opinion, this is the most important of the…

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Joshua Reeves (C.E.O. and co-founder of Gusto) in “The Corner Office”

October 16, 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 Joshua Reeves, C.E.O. and co-founder…

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