Commentaries

Cracking the Code of Sustained Collaboration

July 4, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Francesca Gino 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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A few thoughts about July 4, 1776

July 4, 2020

The Declaration of Independence has always had a special importance in our family because one of our ancestors was among the 56 who signed it. In anticipation of this year’s Fourth, I recently re-read Nathaniel Philbrick’s Bunker Hill: A City,…

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DeVos issues rule steering more virus aid to private schools

July 3, 2020

  Collin Binkley offers additional evidence that the worst POTUS ever has selected several of the worst cabinet members since 1789. Here is a brief excerpt from Binkley’s article. * * * The Trump administration on Thursday moved forward with…

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Cross-Silo Leadership

July 3, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tiziana Casciaro, Amy C. Edmondson, and Sujin Jang for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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TED’s giant summer reading list: Books to read right now

July 2, 2020

  Here is a valuable article from TED that provides excellent suggestions for summer reading.  Those who co-created the list are among the most thoughtful people who continue to generate “ideas worth spreading.” Here’s an excerpt. * * * We…

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Why Now Is the Time for “Open Innovation”

July 1, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Linus Dahlander and Martin Wallin 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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Resources for US small-business owners

June 30, 2020

“What resources are available to support my business during the COVID-19 crisis?” Here are programs and support resources that McKinsey & Company offers at no cost to small-business owners. I urge you to check them out or forward them to…

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Tom Butler-Bowdon on Viktor Frankl

June 30, 2020

In a recent blog post, Tom Butler Bowdon says this: One of the books that had the biggest impact on me was Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning – which I wrote about in 50 Self-Help Classics. Viktor Frankl was…

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Innovation in a crisis: Why it is more critical than ever

June 29, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jordan Bar Am, Laura Furstenthal, Felicitas Jorge, and Erik Roth for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the…

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The value of value creation

June 28, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marc Goedhart and Tim Koller for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up…

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