Month: November 2018

Build a Network That Challenges Your Point of View

November 30, 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 your network is mostly people whose backgrounds and skill…

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Digital strategy: The four fights you have to win

November 30, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tanguy Catlin, Laura LaBerge, and Shannon Varney 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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Sundar Pichai of Google: “Technology Doesn’t Solve Humanity’s Problems”

November 29, 2018

Growing up in India, Sundar Pichai slept on the floor of a house without a refrigerator. Today, the chief executive is steering Google through the most turbulent period in its history. Here is another in a series of Corner Office interviews…

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Women in the Workplace 2018

November 29, 2018

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alexis Krivkovich, Marie-Claude Nadeau, Kelsey Robinson, Nicole Robinson, Irina Starikova, and Lareina Yee for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more…

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The Spiritual Child: A book review by Bob Morris

November 28, 2018

The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving Lisa MIller St. Martin’s Press (2016) Improving the world “starts with each child, and his or her birthright: the spiritual child.” As the father of four and…

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Learning to Learn

November 28, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Erika Andersen 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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Railroader: A book review by Bob Morris

November 27, 2018

Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison Howard Green Page Two Books (September 2018) Here is a CEO who was large…who contained multitudes Howard Green tells his reader, “This book tells the story of [Hunter Harrison’s]…

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Retail Disruptors: A book review by Bob Morris

November 26, 2018

Retail Disruptors: The Spectacular Rise and Impact of the Hard Discounters Jan-Benedict Steenkamp with Laurens Sloot KoganPage (October 2018) With Laurens Sloot, Jan-Benedict Steenkamp lifts “the veil of secrecy covering hard discounters” During an interview of Clayton Christensen, I asked…

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Robert Kagan and “calculating self-interest”

November 26, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from Thomas Friedman‘s weekly column for The New York Times in which he praises Robert Kagan’s recently published book, The Jungle Grows Back, about America’s unique role in the world. “Kagan’s core thesis, as he explained…

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The Execution Factor: A book review by Bob Morris

November 25, 2018

The Execution Factor: The One Skill That Drives Success Kim Perell McGraw-Hill Education (September 2018) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison Leaders in any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — would be well-advised to keep…

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