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Month: September 2019

Limitless Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

September 30, 2019

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers Jo Boaler HarperOne/An imprint of HarperCollins(September 2019) “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.”  Henry Ford Ford’s observation suggests that most human limitations are self-imposed. Jo Boaler…

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Make Mundane Tasks More Motivating for Employees

September 30, 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. *     *     * Companies often try to inspire employees with lofty mission…

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Cybersecurity — The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review: A book review by Bob Morris

September 29, 2019

Cybersecurity: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (June 2019) How and why cybersecurity isn’t just for techno-futurists This is one of the first volumes in a new series published by Harvard Business…

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3 Questions About AI That Nontechnical Employees Should Be Able to Answer

September 29, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Emma Martinho-Truswell 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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3 Ways to Build a Culture of Collaborative Innovation

September 28, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kate Isaacs and Deborah Ancona 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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Best-Kept Secrets of the World’s Best Companies

September 28, 2019

In Secrets of Greatness: Advice from the World’s Top CEOs and Entrepreneurs (2006), a volume created by the editors of Fortune magazine from previously published material. Eleven journalists share twenty-five of what were then among “the best-kept secrets” of what…

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Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris on Gender Biases and Conflicts at Work: An interview by Bob Morris

September 27, 2019

Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris are co-authors of It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict At Work and the Bias That Built It (Nicholas Brealey/Hachette 2019). Andie and Al have both served in senior management positions and…

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Andy Grove’s “random walk” to greatness

September 27, 2019

In the Introduction he wrote for Secrets of Greatness: Advice from the World’s Top CEOs and Entrepreneurs, Andy Grove explains that his development as a manager occurred by a process “often called a random walk. Random walk is a mathematical…

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It’s Actually Helpful to Criticize Ideas When You’re Brainstorming

September 27, 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. *     *     * You’ve probably heard that when you’re brainstorming, criticizing…

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The 10 Laws of Trust: A book review by Bob Morris

September 26, 2019

The 10 Laws of Trust, Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great, Expanded Edition Joel Peterson with David A. Kaplan HarperCollins Leadership/HarperCollins (September 2019) “Your title makes you a manager. Your people will decide whether or not you’re a…

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