Month: January 2018

Great at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

January 31, 2018

Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More Morten Hansen Simon & Schuster (January 2018) How and why “seven practices upend conventional thinking about how you should work” In this his latest and most valuable…

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Don’t Say “Change Is Hard” When You’re Asking People to Change

January 31, 2018

  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 a change initiative hits a roadblock,…

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Herding Tigers: A book review by Bob Morris

January 30, 2018

Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need (1/16/18) Todd Henry Portfolio/Penguin (January 2018) How to become a leader who “makes echoes” As I began to read this thoughtful and thought-provoking book, I was again reminded of several of…

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Don’t Set Growth Targets Without Thinking Carefully About Timing

January 30, 2018

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. * * * You’ve probably seen them before — those project spreadsheets in…

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Don’t Pay for Your MBA: A book review by Bob Morris

January 29, 2018

Don’t Pay for Your MBA: The Faster, Cheaper, Better Way to Get the Business Education You Need Laurie Packard AMACOM (October 2017) “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who…

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Don’t Solve Your Team’s Problems for Them

January 29, 2018

  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 your team is constantly bringing issues to you…

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If you read only one article this year to feed your brain, check this one out.

January 28, 2018

In “While You Were Sleeping,” an article featured by The New York Times (January17, 2018), Thomas L. Friedman discusses what will probably prove to be the most significant contribution to human development: quantum learning. If you are skeptical, good. Read…

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Here’s what your company needs….

January 28, 2018

Once a month, your company sponsors what I call an onsite “brown bag seminar.” Open to all employees. Presentation and discussion of high-impact ideas that can be put to work immediately. Participants receive a hand-out that reviews key points. During…

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Ernest Shackleton: A mini-profile of extraordinary courage

January 27, 2018

Here is a brief but insghtful profile of Ernest Shackleton provided by bbc.online. Ernest Henry Shackleton was born on 15 February 1874 in County Kildare, Ireland. His father was a doctor. The family moved to London where Shackleton was educated. Rejecting…

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Try Not to Stress Out a Boss Who Stresses You Out

January 27, 2018

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 is their best self under stress — remember…

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