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Month: August 2018

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

August 21, 2018

  Here is an excerpt from an article written Peter Bregman 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 click…

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What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team

August 20, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Carucci 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 click here. Credit:…

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The most perfect union: Unlocking the next wave of growth by unifying creativity and analytics

August 20, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Brian Gregg, Jason Heller, Jesko Perrey, and Jenny Tsai 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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The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

August 19, 2018

Son Chris recently shared with me an article by Lila MacLellan that is well worth reading. Now I am able to share it with you. * * * Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait,…

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The next-generation operating model for the digital world

August 19, 2018

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Albert Bollard, Elixabete Larrea, Alex Singla, and Rohit Sood for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Why Women Volunteer for Tasks That Don’t Lead to Promotions

August 18, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Linda Babcock, Maria P. Recalde, and Lise Vesterlund 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…

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The Manager’s Answer Book: A book review by Bob Morris

August 18, 2018

The Manager’s Answer Book: Powerful Tools to Build Trust and Teams, Maximize Your Impact and Influence, and Respond to Challenges Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem Career Press (June 2018) “So much of what we call management consists in making it…

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How to Recover from a Cultural Faux Pas

August 17, 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. *      *      * A social mistake in another culture isn’t…

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Conscious: A book review by Bob Morris

August 17, 2018

Conscious: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life Bob Rosen and Emma-Kate Swann John Wiley & Sons (July 2018) “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Pogo the Possum In Plato’s Apology, Socrates is on trial for…

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Cognitive Fitness

August 16, 2018

In their classic HBR article, “Cognitive Fitness,” Roderick Gilkey and Clint Kilts share their thoughts about how to remain mentally healthy, especially now when the business world is more volatile, more uncertain, more complex, and more ambiguous than ever before.…

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