Commentaries

Secrets of Job Hunting in a Post-Job Board World

March 3, 2011

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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The Traits of Advanced Leaders

March 3, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s…

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Five Principles of Inspirational Leadership

March 2, 2011

Here is another contribution to the “Talent Management Perpsectives” series by David Greenberg as featured in Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the magazine and/or to Chief Learning Officer…

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Most Valuable Business Insights: 11-15

March 2, 2011

After having read and reviewed so many business books, I now share brief comments about what I consider to be the 25 most valuable business insights and the books in which they are either introduced or (one man’s opinion) best…

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“Initiative is taken, it’s not given.”

March 1, 2011

Seth Godin said it and I agree with him. Over a two-year period (1908-1910), on an assignment for Andrew Carnegie, Napoleon Hill interviewed the most successful people in the world to learn what they shared in common. What was it?…

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Roger Ebert’s “The best feature films of 2010”

March 1, 2011

Roger Ebert remains among my favorite film critics on a very short list that begins with James Agee. Despite several severe health issues, Ebert’s abundant rain and insatiable curiosity are as active as ever. His published works include The Great…

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Always Close the Loop

March 1, 2011

      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. *     *     * One of the biggest mistakes people make…

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Want to succeed? Go the extra mile.

February 28, 2011

In 1908, Napoleon Hill was retained by Andrew Carnegie to interview the most famous and successful men at that time, throughout the world. For the next two years, that’s what he did. Those in the U.S. included Thomas Edison, Alexander…

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Start Your Day with the Important Questions

February 28, 2011

        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 working on large goals,…

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How to keep your “bus” off Burn-Out Boulevard

February 27, 2011

Jim Collins evokes a much-discussed metaphor in Good to Great when he suggests that business leaders get the wrong people off their (presumably built-to-last) “bus” and get the right people on it.  He also expects the leaders to chart a…

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