Month: May 2018

A 40-Year Debate Over Corporate Strategy Gets Revived by Elon Musk and Warren Buffett

May 31, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Frick 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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Business Nuggets from Peter Drucker

May 31, 2018

In 50 Business Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon includes a discussion of Peter Drucker’s The Effective Executive (1966). These are among the dozens of insights that caught my eye: * * * o “Effective executives first work out where their time goes, because…

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Collusion: A book review by Bob Morris

May 30, 2018

Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World Nomi Prins Nation Books/An imprint of Perseus Books (MAY 2018) How the world’s elite central bankers “have irrevocably transformed the very system they are sworn to defend” It’s not a good idea to…

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Why Talented People Don’t Use Their Strengths

May 30, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Whitney Johnson 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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How to diversify your approach to growth and embrace multiple growth strategies

May 30, 2018

In Subscribed, written with Gabe Weisert, Tien Tzuo observes, “Simply put, the world is moving from products to services. Subscriptions are exploding because billions of digital consumers are increasingly favoring access over ownership, but most companies are still built to…

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In less than 15 years, a workplace paradigm shift on steroids

May 29, 2018

In my opinion, the coworking movement is among the most important global business developments in recent years. Think about it: There were only 14 coworking locations in 2007; today, there are 17,725; and by 2022, the estimate is that there…

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A Simple Tool to Start Making Decisions with the Help of AI

May 29, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information,…

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A brief history of Memorial Day in the United States

May 28, 2018

Based on some research, I learned this about what is now celebrated as Memorial Day in the United States: The Civil War claimed more lives than any conflict in U.S. history, requiring the establishment of the country’s first national cemeteries.…

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No, Really, Don’t Email Your Team on the Weekend

May 28, 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. * * * In theory, you should be able to catch up…

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People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

May 26, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Henri de Romrée, Bruce Fecheyr-Lippens, and Bill Schaninger for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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