Month: March 2022

Here are memorable insights by and about women

March 31, 2022

The most valuable insights are not gender-specific. For example, from Oscar Wilde: “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” No doubt some are more relevant to women than they are to men. These are among the most widely quoted observations…

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The Power of Little Ideas: A book review by Bob Morris

March 30, 2022

The Power of Little Ideas: A Low-Risk, High-Reward Approach to Innovation David Robertson with Kent Lineback Harvard Business Review Press (May 2017) Do innovators have only two choices: innovate small incrementally or innovate big disruptively? “There is another option.” At…

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What Matters Now

March 30, 2022

Here is an article by Abbie Lundberg for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * One of the reasons I joined MIT Sloan Management Review is…

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Originals: A book review by Bob Morris

March 29, 2022

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World Adam M. Grant Viking/An Imprint of Penguin Random House (2016) How and why originality starts with creative thinking, is driven by a vision, and can eventually have global impact Some books (not many) have…

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The Future of Work : Understanding what’s temporary and what’s transformative

March 29, 2022

Here is a brief but substantial article written by Marino Mugayar-Baldocchi, Bill Schaninger, and Kartik Sharma for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign…

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Business Perspectives from Mary Parker Follett

March 28, 2022

Mary Parker Follett (1868-1933) was an American social worker, management consultant, philosopher and pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and organizational behavior. Along with Lillian Gilbreth, she was one of two great women management experts in the early days…

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Playing to Win: A book review by Bob Morris

March 27, 2022

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works A.G. Lafley and Roger Martin Harvard Business Review Press (2013) “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” Michael Porter Note: I reviewed this book when it was first published and…

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3 Practices That Set Resilient Teams Apart

March 26, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Keith Ferrazzi and CeCe Morken  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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How to Stop Overthinking and Start Trusting Your Gut

March 25, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Melody Wilding 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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Origin: A book review by Bob Morris

March 24, 2022

Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas Jennifer Raff Twelve/Hatchette Book Group (February 2022) A brilliant exploration of Indigenous histories in the Americas when people first came to them I agree with Jennifer Raff that gaining a better understanding of the…

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