Month: November 2018

“Superstars”: The dynamics of firms, sectors, and cities leading the global economy

November 20, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Sree Ramaswamy, Jacques Bughin, Jonathan Woetzel, Michael Birshan and Zubin Nagpal for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Fred Halstead on Barriers to Effective Delegation

November 19, 2018

In Leadership Skills That Inspire Incredible Results, Fred Halstead shares his thoughts about one of a supervisor’s most important functions: delegation. Its benefits include the development of a direct report’s skills as a leader and manager; keeping what Bill Oncken characterizes…

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How to cultivate habits that can change your life

November 18, 2018

In The Power of Creativity, Bryan Collins offers “a three-part series for writers, artists, musicians, and anyone [else] in search of great ideas.” In his latest book, this is what he suggests in order to cultivate habits that can change your…

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How to build workplace cultures of originality

November 18, 2018

In Originals, Adam Grant explains how non-conformists rule the world. For example, here are his suggestions for building workplace cultures: of originality: 1. Hire not on cultural fit, but on cultural contributions: “When leaders prize cultural fit, they end up…

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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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