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Month: January 2018

Three Ways to Expand Your Passions and Sense of Purpose

January 26, 2018

In Morten Hansen‘s latest book, Great at Work, he explains “how top performers do less, work better, and achieve more.” He suggests that there are three ways to expand your passions and sense of purpose. The challenge is to get them in…

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A Refresher on Marketing Myopia

January 26, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Amy Gallo 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, please…

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McKinsey Quarterly: The most popular articles in 2017

January 25, 2018

Here is an articled about the most popular articles that appeared in the McKinsey Quarterly in 2017, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. *…

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What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

January 25, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tara Eurich 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, please…

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When Changing Your Company’s Culture, Celebrate Small Wins

January 24, 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 you’re trying to implement a new culture in your…

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Why breakthrough innovators are “driven to work”

January 24, 2018

In Quirky, Melissa A. Schilling focuses on eight “breakthrough innovators”: Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Elon Musk, Dean Kamen, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, and Steve Jobs. While doing so, she draws upon an abundance of recent research. However different…

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The Accidental President: A book review by Bob Morris

January 23, 2018

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World A.J. Baime Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (October 2017) An ordinary man who taught the people, as one of them, “that their greatness was in themselves” In his…

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Four Lenses Through Which to View Adverse Events

January 23, 2018

In their classic HBR article, “How to Bounce Back from Adversity” (January 2001), Joshua D. Margolis and Paul Stoltz offer some  excellent advice that all decision-makers can apply when it is needed. Here is a brief excerpt. * *     *…

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The Guns of Normandy: A book review by Bob Morris

January 22, 2018

The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier’s Eye View, France 1944  George Blackburn McClelland & Stewart (1995) One Warrior’s Perspectives at Ground Zero in 1944 Very few of us in the United States are fully aware — much less fully appreciative…

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The year’s most popular articles on strategy (2017)

January 22, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article in 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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