Month: February 2024

When things get rocky, practice deliberate calm

February 26, 2024

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of a podcast sponsored by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * *…

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Making Waves: A Book Review by Bob Morris

February 25, 2024

Making Waves: A Woman’s Rise to the Top Using Smarts, Heart, and Courage Lisa Lutoff-Perlo Matt Holt Books/An Imprint of BenBella Books (February 2024) “The past is written, but we are left to write the future.” Jean-Luc Picard Long ago,…

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The Sure Thing

February 23, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic  New Yorker article by Malcolm Gladwell, published in the January 10, 2010, issue. To read the complete artic le, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit:  Jean-FranÇois Martin *…

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The Steadfast Leader: A Book Review by Bob Morris

February 22, 2024

The Steadfast Leader: Control Anxiety, Make Confident Decisions, and Focus Your Team Using the New Science of Leadership Randy Brazie and Geoffrey Vanderpal McGraw Hill (November 2023) How to become a high-impact instinctive leader   The last time I checked, Amazon…

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What We’re Still Getting Wrong About Performance Management

February 22, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article by Amy Leschke-Kahle for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.Credit: Carolyn Geason-Beissel/MIT SMR | Getty Images* * * Measuring and…

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To Cure Burnout, Embrace Seasonality

February 21, 2024

Here is a  brief excerpt from a brilliant article wriiten by Cal Newport and featured in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Credit: Tim Enthoven * *…

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What Leaders Should Know About Measuring AI Project Value

February 21, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article by Eric Siegel for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Credit:  Neil Webb/theispot.com * * * Most AI/machine learning…

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Portrait of a Marriage: Julia Child Captured in Paul Child’s Shimmering Photographs

February 20, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic New Yorker article by Cynthia Zarin, published in the December 2, 2017, issue. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Photograph by Paul Child /…

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Higher Ground: A Book Review by Bob Morris

February 20, 2024

Higher Ground: How Business Can Do the Right Thing in a Turbulent World Alison Taylor Harvard Business Review Press (February 2024) How and why a total commitment to conducting ethical business is essential to sustaining profitable results The business world…

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The Character Compass: A Book Review by Bob Morris

February 19, 2024

The Character Compass: Transforming Leadership for the 21st Century Mary Crossan, Gerard Seijts, and Bill Furlong Routledge/An Imprint of Taylor & Ross Group (October 2023) “Those with character have a highly principled, perfectly disciplined and educated will.” Vince Lombardi According…

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