Month: September 2018

The Challenge Culture: A book review by Bob Morris

September 24, 2018

The Challenge Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback Nigel Travis PublicAffairs (September 2018) The almost unlimited power of purposeful questions, positive pushback, and civil debate In our personal lives as well as in our careers, if we…

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Linking talent to value

September 23, 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…

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Managers, Protect Your High Performers from Burnout

September 23, 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. *     *     * When a high performer on your team burns…

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The almost unlimited potential of human/machine collaboration

September 22, 2018

In Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach for Applying Automation to Work, Ravin Jesuthasan and John W. Boudreau explain how leaders can create and sustain a workplace culture within which people “feel safe and motivated to report when they envision new automation applications…

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Growing Influence: A book review by Bob Morris

September 21, 2018

Growing Influence: A Story of How to Lead with Character, Expertise, and Impact Ron Price and Stacy Ennis Greenleaf Book Group Press (September 2018) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” …

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Why Design Thinking Works

September 21, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeanne Liedtka 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: Marcos…

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Breaking away: The secrets to scaling analytics

September 20, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Peter Bisson, Bryce Hall, Brian McCarthy, and Khaled Rifai for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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A decade after the global financial crisis: What has (and hasn’t) changed?

September 20, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Susan Lund, Asheet Mehta, James Manyika, and Diana Goldshtein 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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Women in the Workplace 2017

September 19, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alexis Krivkovich, Kelsey Robinson, Irina Starikova, Rachel Valentino, and Lareina Yee 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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Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work

September 19, 2018

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Priya Fielding-Singh, Devon Magliozzi, and Swethaa Ballakrishnen 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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