Month: June 2024

Improving the management of complex business partnerships

June 17, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article from the McKinsey Quarterly, written by Ruth De Backer and Eileen Kelly Rinaudo and  published by McKinsey & Company (January 31, 2021). To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm,…

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How High Achievers Overcome Their Anxiety

June 16, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Morra Aarons-Mele for Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit: Meg Hunt   …

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How to provide high-impact constructive criticism

June 15, 2024

Constructive criticism is a type of feedback that helps someone improve by offering specific, actionable advice in a positive and supportive way. It’s different from destructive criticism, which can be negative and hurtful, or positive but unhelpful. Constructive criticism focuses…

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Energy + Motivation (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series): A Book Review by Bob Morris

June 14, 2024

Energy + Motivation: HBR Emotional Intelligence Series Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (September 2022) “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” Henry Ford This is one of the volumes in the HBR Emotional Intelligence…

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Organizing for New Technologies

June 14, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Rahul Kapoor and Thomas Klueter for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others,  sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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Mark Goulston: Part 2 of an Interview by Bob Morris

June 13, 2024

In his career as an organizational consultant, relationship counselor, and hostage-negotiation trainer, Mark Goulston has found what works, consistently, to reach all kinds of people in any type of situation. In his book Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving…

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Find the 15-Minute Competitive Advantage

June 13, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article by Rosabeth Moss Kanter, published  Harvard Business Review in the November 09, 2009, issue. To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please…

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George Orwell’s Revolutions

June 12, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by James Wood for The New Yorker. To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information please click here. Illustration Credit: Ralph Steadman *…

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A McKinsey classic, “Risk: Seeing around the corners”

June 12, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article rated by readers as one of the most popular ever in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and co-authored by Eric Lamarre and Martin Pergler. To read the complete article, check out…

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Influence + Persuasion (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series): A Book Review by Bob Morris

June 12, 2024

Influence + Persuasion: HBR Emotional Intelligence Series Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (November 2017) Credibility is impossible without mutual respect and trust. This is one of the volumes in the HBR Emotional Series, offering cutting-edge thinking about how to…

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