Month: November 2018

The Genius Checklist: A Book review by Bob Morris

November 17, 2018

The Genius Checklist: Nine Paradoxical Tips on How You can Become a Creative Genius Dean Keith Simonton MIT Press (October 2018) How to co-create “a cultural florescence most worthy of posterity’s admiration” What seems to be Dean Keith Simonton’s working…

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Don’t Just Tell Employees Organizational Changes Are Coming — Explain Why

November 17, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Morgan Galbraith 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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HBR’s 10 Must Reads for New Managers

November 16, 2018

HBR’s 10 Must Reads for New Managers Various Contributors Harvard Business School Press (2017) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”  Theodore Roosevelt The eleven HBR articles assembled in this volume were published…

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How Women Can Build Relationships in a Male-Dominated Office

November 16, 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 you’re one of the only women in the office,…

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The End of Bureaucracy

November 15, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written byGary Hamel and Michele Zani 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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10 Warren Buffett Quotes to Get You Through Tough Times

November 15, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from “The Conservative Income Investor” at the Seeking Alpha website. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * [Here are the first three.] 1. “The chains of habit are too…

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Lean Impact: A book review by Bob Morris

November 14, 2018

Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good Ann Mei Chang John Wiley & Sons (November 2018) The most effective ways that organizations in the social sector can serve both funders and users I agree with Ann Mei Chang…

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Accidentally agile: An interview with the Rijksmuseum’s Taco Dibbits

November 14, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of  Taco Dibbits for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The director of the national museum of Dutch art and history describes the central role of agility in the museum’s…

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Mark Hoplamazian of Hyatt Hotels on Airbnb and Why Stupid Questions Are Smart

November 13, 2018

A lifer within the Pritzker organization, Mark Hoplamazian reorganized the family business during an acrimonious feud, then took over the hotel chain. Here is David Gelles’ profile of Hoplamazian for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check…

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Serve Up, Coach Down: A book review by Bob Morris

November 13, 2018

Serve Up, Coach Down: Mastering the Middle and Both Sides of Leadership Nathan Jamail Career Press (October 2018) Leadership for all seasons The best leaders are most effective when their organization is thriving, struggling, or somewhere in between. According to…

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