Month: May 2019

Bubbles pop, downturns stop

May 31, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Martin Hirt, Kevin Laczkowski, and Mihir Mysore 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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Managers, Know When to Stop Talking and Start Listening

May 31, 2019

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. *     *     * As a manager, you probably have to talk a…

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Success Is in Your Sphere: A book review by Bob Morris

May 30, 2019

Success Is in Your Sphere: Leverage the Power of Relationships to Achieve Your Business Goals Zvi Band McGraw-Hill Education (May 2019) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”  African proverb What…

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What Good Feedback Really Looks Like

May 30, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Craig Chappelow and Cindy McCaule 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 Leaders Build Their Emotional Courage

May 29, 2019

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. *     *     * Part of being a leader is doing things that…

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A transformation in store

May 29, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Praveen Adhi, Tiffany Burns, Andrew Davis, Shruti Lal, and Bill Mutell for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn…

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Randy Grieser on Culture-Driven Leadership: An interview by Bob Morris

May 28, 2019

Randy Grieser is the founder and CEO of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance and the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute. He is a visionary leader who, together with a team of employees and trainers, has positioned these organizations…

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In The British Are Coming, Rick Atkinson Turns His Gaze To The American Revolution

May 28, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from the transcript of an interview of Rick Atkinson by Scott Simon for National Public Radio during which they discusses his latest book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777…

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Instead of Surveying Your Customers, Interview Them

May 28, 2019

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. *     *     * Many companies use surveys to get customer feedback, but…

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A brief history of Memorial Day

May 27, 2019

  Based on some research, I learned this about what is now celebrated as Memorial Day: The Civil War claimed more lives than any conflict in U.S. history, requiring the establishment of the country’s first national cemeteries. By the late…

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