Commentaries

Why the biggest and best struggle to grow

April 19, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by Nicholas F. Lawler, Robert S. McNish, and Jean-Hugues J. Monier for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn…

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The “BIG” picture is a gallery of “small” pictures

April 19, 2019

HBR Guide to Strategic Thinking is an anthology of 29 articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. In the Introduction, HBR editors explain why everyone needs to think strategically. Those who do “demonstrate specific personal traits, behaviors, and attitudes,…

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Where the Girls Aren’t

April 18, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a column by Gail Collins, featured in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. * * * America loves to…

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4 Reasons Talented Employees Don’t Reach Their Potential

April 17, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic 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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Traeger’s CEO on Cleaning Up a Toxic Culture

April 17, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written byJeremy Andrus 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 click here.…

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Research: Men and Women Need Different Kinds of Networks to Succeed

April 16, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brian Uzzi 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 click…

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The “Bush-Vail Rules” of breakthrough innovation

April 16, 2019

In Loonshots , Safi Bahcall examines dozens of “widely dismissed ideas whose champions are often written off as crazy.” For example, Pixar’s Ed Catmull refers to early stage ideas for films — loonshots — as “Ugly Babies.” He stresses the…

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Research: When Small Teams Are Better Than Big Ones

April 16, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dashun Wang and James A. Evans 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…

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The platform play: How to operate like a tech company

April 14, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Oliver Bossert and Driek Desmet 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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Silo busting: Today’s must-have leadership skill

April 14, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article by Margot Andersen for CEO magazine. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * Organisational silos damage individual careers, teams and business opportunities. Do your leaders…

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