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June 27, 2020

For those executives who need some practical suggestions for coping with COVID-19, McKinsey & Company has assembled ten invaluable articles from the McKinsey Quarter. Here is direct access to all of them. 1. COVID-19: Implications for business Our latest perspectives…

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How to Maintain Focus During Virtual Meetings

June 27, 2020

  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. *     *     * When you’re in a virtual meeting, it’s easy…

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The Collaboration Blind Spot

June 27, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lisa B. Kwan 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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Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy

June 26, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by A.G. Lafley, Roger L. Martin, Jan W. Rivkin, and Nicolaj Siggelkow for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free…

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Understanding organizational barriers to a more inclusive workplace

June 25, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article in which the results of a major research study are shared. It appeared in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more…

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The great balancing act: Managing the coming $30 trillion deficit while restoring economic growth

June 24, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rima Assi, David Fine, and Kevin Sneader for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign…

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How to Increase Your Versatility

June 23, 2020

  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. *     *     * Versatility is a key leadership trait. Managers must…

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World-class teams

June 22, 2020

Here is an excerpt from another “classic” article written by David Kirk for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts,…

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Revisiting the Classics: Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave”

June 22, 2020

In addition to book reviews, interviews, and commentaries, I also re-read several classics each calendar year. My perennials include Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus and Antigone, Shakespeare’s four mature tragedies (Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth), Ecclesiastes (Old Testament) and St. Paul’s…

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FORTUNE Magazine’s Ten Best Places to Work For in 2020

June 21, 2020

Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, determined the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For™ list and the Fortune Best Big Companies to Work For list by conducting America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, representing more…

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