Commentaries

Inspire Your Team During a Crunch Time

February 9, 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. *     *     * Sometimes work gets intense. Whether it’s a seasonal rush…

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Manager and machine: The new leadership equation

February 8, 2020

Here is an excerpt from another “classic” article (2014) written by Martin Dewhurst and Paul Willmott 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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The seven attributes of an experimentation culture

February 8, 2020

In Experimentation Works, Stefan Thomke examines “the surprising power of business experiments.” Consider this excerpt from  Chapter 4: “To build a true experimentation culture — including the shared behaviors, beliefs, and values for large-scale and broad-scope testing — leaders need…

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The Dark Side of Self-Control

February 7, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michail D. Kokkoris and Olga Stavrova 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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Quotations worthy of careful consideration

February 7, 2020

  Although by now I probably should not be, I continue to be amazed by the practical implications of observations by advocates of non-violence, notably Henry David Thoreau, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Yes, they were passivists but…

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Rethinking the boundaries of your organizational (eco)system

February 6, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Wouter Aghina, Steven Aronowitz, and Caitlin Hewes for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and…

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The Foundations of Exponential Impact

February 5, 2020

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by John Hagel, one of the most influential thought leaders.  He has much of value to share about how to create a workplace culture within which small groups that achieve…

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An agenda for the talent-first CEO

February 5, 2020

Here is an excerpt from Talent Wins, co-authored by Dominic Barton, Dennis Carey, and Ram Charan,  that was featured in an article for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn…

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Winning with your talent-management strategy

February 4, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article that cites the key results of a major study, featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm,…

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The Essential Clayton Christensen Articles

February 4, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by the HBR Editors 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…

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