Month: March 2019

Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World: A book review by Bob Morris

March 21, 2019

Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World Alice M. Tybout and Tim Calkins, Editors-in-Chief John Wiley & Sons (March 2019) How to design new conceptual bases on which to create or increase demand for what you offer According to Philip…

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What Schools Teach About Women’s History Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

March 21, 2019

In an article written by April White and featured in Smithsonian magazine, each of nine notable women is named in the scool instruction guidelines of just one state. Here are the first four: Josephine Pearson • Tennessee A leading voice…

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The Collaboration Blind Spot

March 20, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lisa B. Kwan 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…

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Great Mondays: A book review by Bob Morris

March 20, 2019

Great Mondays: How to Design a Company Culture Employees Love Josh Levine McGraw-Hill Education (March 2019) “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”  Peter Drucker I selected the observation by Peter Drucker because it suggests the power that a workplace culture can…

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5 Strategies for Getting More Work Done in Less Time

March 20, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Elizabeth Grace Saunders 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,…

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The Feedback Fallacy

March 19, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall 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…

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Possible Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

March 19, 2019

Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI John Brockman, Editor Penguin Press/An imprint of Penguin Random House (February 2019) John Brockman: “new techologies = new perceptions,” some of which become new realities. I agree with Brockman that “artificial Intelligence…

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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

March 18, 2019

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (and how to fix it) Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Harvard Business Review Press (March 2019) Which qualities cause people to become incompetent leaders — and, conversely, good leaders? According to Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, “This book…

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Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them

March 18, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jonathan Woetzel, Anu Madgavkar, Jeongmin Seong, James Manyika, Kevin Sneader, Oliver Tonby, Andres Cadena, Rajat Gupta, Acha Leke, Hayoung Kim, and Shishir Gupta for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey…

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Bart McDonough on becoming “cyber smart”  Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

March 17, 2019

Bart McDonough is the author of Cyber Smart: Five Habits to Protect Your Family, Money, and Identity from Cyber Criminals and CEO and Founder of Agio, a hybrid managed IT and cybersecurity services provider. Prior to founding Agio, Bart worked…

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