Commentaries

Closing the gender gap: A missed opportunity for new CEOs

December 7, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Carolyn Dewar, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Ed Catmull on how to take the creative efforts of groups much further

December 7, 2018

In the Foreword to Questions Are the Answer, Ed Catmull asks a few: What if “we valued the answers we arrive at mainly because of all the new and better questions they lead us to? Put another way, what if instead of seeing questions…

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Make Your Out-of-Office Message a Little More Personal

December 6, 2018

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. * * * Most of us write our out-of-office messages as we’re running…

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Getting Better at Handling Disappointments

December 5, 2018

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. * * * Disappointments are inevitable and unpleasant —­ a missed promotion, a…

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Seven rules to crack the code on revenue synergies in M&A

December 4, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by John Chartier, Alex Liu, Nikolaus Raberger, and Rui Silva for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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When Starting a New Job, Lay the Groundwork for Your Success

December 3, 2018

  Here’s 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. * * * If you want to excel in a new job, you…

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Why Agile Goes Awry — and How to Fix It

December 2, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi 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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Bring Your Breakthrough Ideas to Life

December 2, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux, and Michael Wade for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information,…

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Digital strategy: The four fights you have to win

November 30, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tanguy Catlin, Laura LaBerge, and Shannon Varney for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription…

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Women in the Workplace 2018

November 29, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alexis Krivkovich, Marie-Claude Nadeau, Kelsey Robinson, Nicole Robinson, Irina Starikova, and Lareina Yee for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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