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Month: August 2018

How the Houston Astros are winning through advanced analytics

August 6, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview 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 register to receive email alerts,…

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Perfectionists: Think About When You’ve Succeeded Imperfectly

August 6, 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. *     *     * Being a perfectionist isn’t easy, especially if your…

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Prediction and Judgment: A powerful combination

August 5, 2018

All organizations need people at every level and in all areas who can make smart decisions, especially when having less information than they would prefer. This is what Warren Bennis and Noel Tichy have in mind in their classic work, Judgment,…

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Ken Robinson on creativity

August 5, 2018

Sir Kenneth Robinson (born 4 March 1950) is a British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies. He was Director of the Arts in Schools Project (1985–89) and Professor of…

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Managers, Deliberately Encourage and Reward Collaboration

August 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. *     *     * There are a lot of reasons why someone might…

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Linking talent to value

August 4, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Mike Barriere, Miriam Owens, and Sarah Pobereskin for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription…

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Chris Paul: Point Guard, Activist, Union Boss

August 3, 2018

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Chris Paul for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: Erik Tanner for The New York Times * * * CP3 plays many roles in the…

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Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

August 3, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Chui, James Manyika, Mehdi Miremadi, Nicolaus Henke, Rita Chung, Pieter Nel, and Sankalp Malhotra for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out…

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HBR Guide to Being More Productive: A book review by Bob Morris

August 2, 2018

HBR Guide to Being More Productive Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (July 2017) “There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all.”  Peter Drucker Most of the volumes in…

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How to Make Sure Good Ideas Don’t Get Lost in the Shuffle

August 2, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ella Miron-Spektor, Dana R. Vashdi, Teresa Amabile, and Vered Holzmann 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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