Month: October 2018

Bias busters: Taking the “outside view”

October 24, 2018

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tim Koller and Dan Lovallo 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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Fair Managers Explain How They Make Decisions

October 24, 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. * * * Most managers dedicate significant amounts of time and energy to…

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Industrial Revolutions: A Briefing

October 23, 2018

Abraham Lincoln once suggested that “the best way to predict the future is to create it.” That is precisely what each of several industrial revolutions achieved. My preliminary research indicates that the first revolution spans from the end of the…

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When to Stick with Something — and When to Quit

October 23, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by André Spicer 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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Eileen Fisher: “When Was Fashion Week?”

October 22, 2018

Here is an excerpt from David Gelles’ profile of Eileen Fisher for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: Ariana McLaughlin for The New York Times * * * The founder of…

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Great Employees Want to Learn. Great Managers Know How to Teach.

October 22, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Daniel Dobrygowski 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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10 CEO Stunts That Changed Business

October 21, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article by David Lidsky for Fast Company magazine. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Illustration Credit: Peter Oumasnki *     *     * [Here are the first five stunts.] 1.…

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Bored at Work? Try Mixing Things Up.

October 21, 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 * * * “Am I at the right company? Am I in the…

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Engage to Win: A book review by Bob Morris

October 20, 2018

Engage to Win: A Blueprint for Success in the Engagement Economy Steve Lucas Greenleaf Book Group Press (2018) How to provide much more value to your customers and to your organization In The Art of War, Sun Tzu asserts that…

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How Winning Organizations Last 100 Years

October 20, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Alex Hill, Liz Mellon, and Jules Goddard 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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