Month: July 2018

It’s All About the Fit: A book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2018

It’s All About the Fit: A Practical Guide to Hiring an Executive Who Will Increase Your Company’s Value Lynton Edwards New Insights Press Here’s a process that will help companies to locate, attract, hire, and retain “Value Builders” Whatever their…

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5 Common Complaints About Meetings and What to Do About Them

July 11, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Axtell 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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A perspective worthy of “the land of the free and the home of the brave”

July 10, 2018

In his Foreword to a collection of essays, The Arab-Israeli Confrontation of 1967: An Arab Perspective (published in 1967), Malcolm H. Kerr, president of the American University of Beirut observes, “The truly civilized man is marked by his empathy. By his…

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How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy

July 10, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chantrelle Nielsen and Natalie McCullough 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…

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The Ideal of Culture: A book review by Bob Morris

July 9, 2018

The Ideal of Culture: Essays Joseph Epstein Axios Press (May 2018) “When I get a little money, I buy books. If I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” Desiderius Erasmus This is the fourth in a series of…

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Get More Sleep. Starting Tonight.

July 9, 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’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough…

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Why Managers Shouldn’t Have the Final Say in Performance Reviews

July 8, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Will Demeré, Karen L. Sedatole, and Alexander Woods 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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Reinforcements: A book review by Bob Morris

July 8, 2018

Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You Heidi Grant Harvard Business Review Press (June 2018) In a situation when there is a request for help, how to nourish both parties’ emotional needs while alleviating their anxieties. According to Heidi…

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Albert Einstein on learning

July 7, 2018

These are among my favorite observations by Albert Einstein (1879-1955), a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of…

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3 Simple Ways for Women to Rethink Office Politics and Wield More Influence at Work

July 7, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kathryn Heath 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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