Month: November 2017

The Founder’s Dilemma

November 30, 2017

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Noam Wasserman for Harvard Business Review (February 2008 Issue) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and…

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The Loyalist Team: A book review by Bob Morris

November 30, 2017

The Loyalist Team: How Trust, Candor, and Authenticity Create Great Organizations Linda Adams, Abby Curnow-Chavez, Audrey Epstein, and Rebecca Teasdale with Jody Berger PublicAffairs (September 2017) How and why “only Loyalist Teams consistently deliver extraordinary value” Why did Linda Adams,…

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Training Programs and Reporting Systems Won’t End Sexual Harassment. Promoting More Women Will

November 29, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev 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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Entering StartUpLand: A book review by Bob Morris

November 29, 2017

Entering StartUpLand: An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job Jeffrey Bussgang Harvard Business Review Prfess (October 2017) What you need to know — from an expert — about exploring territory that is probably unfamiliar I think the subtitle should…

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The Industrial Revolution: Bet You Didn’t Know

November 28, 2017

History.com is one of the best online sources for history material. For example: The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial…

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New to digital reinvention? Here’s where to begin.

November 28, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article 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 receive email alerts,…

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Entrepreneurial You: A book review by Bob Morris

November 27, 2017

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive Dorie Clark Harvard Business Review Press (October 2017) How to “reap the potent promise of entrepreneurship” Long ago, Andrew Carnegie hired Napoleon Hill to interview those who were at…

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George Washington: A mini-profile

November 27, 2017

Biography.com is one pf the best online sources for biographical and historicaL material. For example: George Washington was a leader of the Continental Army in the American Revolution. Also, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into Mount…

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Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin on integrative thinking: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 26, 2017

Jennifer Riel is an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, specializing in creative problem solving. Her focus is on helping everyone, from undergraduate students to business executives, to create better choices, more of the time. She is the co-author of Creating…

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How well are incumbents competing in digitization?

November 26, 2017

  As digitization progresses, incumbents competing in new, digital ways are already outperforming those that continue to operate traditionally Here is a brief excerpt from an article for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete…

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