Month: April 2019

Blockchain’s Occam problem

April 21, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Matt Higginson, Marie-Claude Nadeau, and Kausik Rajgopal for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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Empathetic Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

April 20, 2019

Empathetic Leadership: 47 Practical Tips for Leading with Kindness, Courage, and Confidence in an Age of Disruption Michael Brisciana Trust Publishing (January 2019) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt In…

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Improving the management of complex business partnerships 

April 20, 2019

 Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Ruth De Backer and Eileen Kelly Rinaudo for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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On Thomas Merton: A book review by Bob Morris

April 19, 2019

On Thomas Merton Mary Gordon Schambhala Publications (January 2019) He was a Trappist monk, committed to silence, “and yet his vocation was based on words.” Mary Gordon’s comment refers to only one of several contradictions and paradoxes that help to…

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Why the biggest and best struggle to grow

April 19, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by Nicholas F. Lawler, Robert S. McNish, and Jean-Hugues J. Monier for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn…

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The “BIG” picture is a gallery of “small” pictures

April 19, 2019

HBR Guide to Strategic Thinking is an anthology of 29 articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. In the Introduction, HBR editors explain why everyone needs to think strategically. Those who do “demonstrate specific personal traits, behaviors, and attitudes,…

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Master Your Next Move: A book review by Bob Morris

April 18, 2019

Master Your Next Move: The Essential Companion to The First 90 Days Michael D. Watkins Harvard Business Review Press (April 2019) In business, not every “journey” follows only one course. Here’s a map and compass for eight. Many of those…

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Where the Girls Aren’t

April 18, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a column by Gail Collins, featured in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. * * * America loves to…

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4 Reasons Talented Employees Don’t Reach Their Potential

April 17, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic 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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Traeger’s CEO on Cleaning Up a Toxic Culture

April 17, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written byJeremy Andrus 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 here.…

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