Commentaries

How the Smartest CEOs Start

May 24, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ty Wiggins 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 here. Illustration Credit:  Carolyn…

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Peter Drucker’s classic McKinsey Quarterly article, “The manager and the moron”

May 23, 2024

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Peter Drucker (1909-2005) that appeared in the McKinsey Quarterly in the December 1967 issue. According to Drucker, the computer is a moron. And the stupider the tool, the brighter the master…

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Reskilling in the Age of AI

May 22, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jorge Tamayo, Leila Doumi, Sagar Goel, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, and Raffaella Sadun for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free…

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Conquering a Culture of Indecision

May 21, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Ram Charan and pubished by Harvard Business Review (January 2006). To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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Digital Transformation Is About Talent, Not Technology

May 20, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Becky Frankiewicz and 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 click here. Credit:  Erik Dreyer/Getty Images…

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How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

May 17, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Art Markman and published by Harvard Business Review (June 06, 2017). To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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“It Don’t Cost Nuthin’ to be Nice”: Paul (Bear) Bryant

May 15, 2024

Here is a reprise of one of my most popular blog posts. It offers several valuable reminders of why civility remains an endangered species in our society. The way I heard it, Coach Bryant told the following story at a…

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Creativity Is Not Enough

May 15, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Theodore Levitt for Harvard Business Review (August 2002). To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here.     …

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Stop Making Plans; Start Making Decisions

May 14, 2024

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Michael Mankins and Richard Steele for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network (January 2006). To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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The Anomalies of Disruption

May 13, 2024

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott D. Anthony  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 here. Illustration Credit: …

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