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Month: June 2019

What Makes an Effective Executive

June 30, 2019

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Peter F. Drucker [in 2004] 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…

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The wit and wisdom of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

June 30, 2019

I have read and re-read — usually to my children, grandchildren, and their friends –all of the Dr. Suess books. These are among my favorite observations by Theordor Seuss Geisel, one of the very few people who is comparable with…

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Building the AI-Powered Organization

June 29, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jim Fountaine, Brian McCarthy, and Tamim Saleh 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…

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The gold standard for leadership and management resources

June 29, 2019

The Gallup Organization was created in 1958 by George Gallup, whose name worldwide is all but synonymous with public opinion polling. Although the Gallup Poll, which monitors political and economic trends, conducted since 1935, remains its most prominent enterprise, the…

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You’re It: A book review by Bob Morris

June 28, 2019

You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When It Matters Most Leonard J. Marcus, Eric J. McNulty, Joseph M. Henderson, and Barry C. Dorn PublicAffairs (June 2019) How specific human complexities, relationships, and interdependencies determine success or failure To…

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Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting

June 28, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Aaron De Smet, Gregor Jost, and Leigh Weiss 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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Einstein’s War: A book review by Bob Morris

June 27, 2019

Einstein’s War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I Matthew Stanley Dutton/Penguin Random House (May 2019) A major breakthrough in science within a global crucible of severe political pressure According to Matthew Stanley, “This is the…

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Risk analytics enters its prime

June 27, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Rajdeep Dash, Andreas Kremer, Luis Nario, and Derek Waldron for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Standing atop Daniel Bell’s shoulders….

June 26, 2019

A 12th-century French monk, Bernard of Chartres, once observed that he stood on the shoulders of giants. That’s how Thomas Siebel feels about Daniel Bell and how I feel about both of them. In his latest book, Digital Transformation, Siebel…

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How Corporations Can Better Work With Startups

June 26, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Julia Prats and Josemaria Siota 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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