Commentaries

How to Break Through an Impasse in a Meeting

August 1, 2019

  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. *     *     * What do you do when the purpose of…

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Overlooked No More: Else Ury’s Stories Survived World War II. She Did Not.

July 26, 2019

Else Ury’s books about a German girl were so beloved, readers clung to them through the upheaval of World War II and passed them on to their children. But few knew that the author had died at Auschwitz. Overlooked is…

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Leaders Need to Learn How to Take Criticism

July 26, 2019

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. *     *     * If you’re in a leadership position, you need to…

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A better way to lead large-scale change

July 25, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a book, Beyond Performance 2.0 written by Scott Keller and Bill Schaninger, that was featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn…

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The 3 Types of Information Your New Hires Need

July 25, 2019

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. *     *     * A new hire needs to learn so many different…

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EDNA: Description

July 23, 2019

Many years ago when I began to teach English at the Kent School in Connecticut, I devised an acronym for my students based on two primary sources: Aristotle’s Rhetoric (4th century BCE) and Modern Rhetoric (1949) co-authored by Cleanth Brooks…

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Help Your Team Embrace Change

July 20, 2019

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. *     *     * Companies are constantly changing. And whether the changes are…

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What is the Good Judgment Project and why is important?

July 20, 2019

The Good Judgment Project (GJP) is a project “harnessing the wisdom of the crowd to forecast world events.” It was co-founded by Philip E. Tetlock (left, author of Superforecasting with Dan Gardner as well as Expert Political Judgment: How Good…

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The Other Half of Self-Awareness

July 18, 2019

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. *     *     * Self-awareness helps us recognize our bad habits at work.…

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Bring Mindfulness to Corporate Trainings

July 17, 2019

  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. *     *     * Many employees come to training sessions with too…

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