Month: July 2018

Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

July 17, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Dominic Barton by Simon London 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…

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Why New Leaders Should Be Wary of Quick Wins

July 17, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dan Ciampa 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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Transforming the Clunky Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

July 16, 2018

Transforming the Clunky Organization: Pragmatic Leadership Skills for Breaking Inertia Samuel B. Bacharach Published in Association with Cornell University Press (July 2018) “Sacred cows make the best burgers”  Robert Kriegel In one of the most valuable business books written in…

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When Your Boss Criticizes Your Direct Report, Don’t Protect Them

July 16, 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. * * * It might be tempting to try to protect your employee…

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Ten of Richard Branson’s favorite “high tech” quotations

July 15, 2018

Here they are: 10.“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” Thomas Edison 9. “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary…

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Deep Learning: A Critical Appraisal

July 15, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article (2017) by Gary Marcus for Cornell University’s IT community. I located it in the archives of the Cornell University Library. To check out other resources, please click here. *     *   …

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Perpetual evolution — the management approach required for digital transformation

July 13, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Oliver Bossert and Jürgen Laartz 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,…

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The Alchemy of Leadership

July 13, 2018

In their classic HBR article, “Crucibles of Courage,” Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas observe, “Why is it that certain people seem to naturally inspire confidence, loyalty, and hard work, while others (who may have just as much vision and smarts)…

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Why the Most Productive People Don’t Always Make the Best Managers

July 12, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman 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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Unbundling the corporation

July 12, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article (1999) written by John Hagel III and Marc Singer for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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