Month: April 2018

How to Gain Credibility When You Have Little Experience

April 5, 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 you’re starting out in your career, and…

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On Fire at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

April 5, 2018

On Fire at Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People Without Burning Them Out Eric Chester Sound Wisdom (2015) “Culture eats strategy for breakfast…lunch and dinner.” Peter Drucker Drucker’s statement acknowledges the power of a workplace culture in…

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Listen or Lose Out: A book review by Bob Morris

April 4, 2018

Listen or Lose Out: How to Avoid Miscommunication, Improve Relationships, and Get More Done Faster Robert Bolton and Dorothy Grover Bolton AMACOM (2018) For many people, this can be “a new and much more effective way of listening.” Long ago…

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Concentrate Better by Starting a Mindfulness Routine

April 4, 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. *     *     * Sometimes it feels impossible to stay focused at…

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Extraordinary Influence: A book review by Bob Morris

April 3, 2018

Extraordinary Influence: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others Tim Irwin John Wiley & Sons (2018) Viewed as “gardeners,” great leaders nourish extraordinary “growth” in others. However different great leaders throughout history may be in most respects, all…

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To Mentor a Narcissist, Try Being Kind

April 3, 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. *     *     * Working with a narcissist is hard, but mentoring…

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Ask Meaningful Questions to Help Employees Discover Their Passions

April 2, 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. *     *     * Employees who are enthusiastic about their work are…

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People Don’t Want to Be Compared with Others in Performance Reviews. They Want to Be Compared with Themselves

April 2, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jinseok Chun, Joel Brockner, and David De Cremer 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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Easter Sunday

April 1, 2018

  Just before he was executed by the Gestapo for his condemnation of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi regime, Dietrich Bonhoeffer composed this brief prayer in his prison cell: “O God, early in the morning I cry to you. Help…

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