Commentaries

47 mind-blowing psychology-proven facts you should know about yourself

December 3, 2010

Here is an excerpt from a terrific article written by Susan Weinschenk for Business Insider. To read the complete article and check out a wealth of valuable resources, please click here. *     *     * I’ve decided to start a series…

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Four Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Own Power at Work

December 2, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeffrey Pfeffer for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To read the complete article, check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of…

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Meet the M-Prize winners—three case studies in management innovation honored by Gary Hamel’s Management Innovation eXchange

December 2, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Gary Hamel and Polly LaBarre for The McKinsey Quarterly, NOVEMBER 2010. It is art of the “Dispatches from the front lines of management innovation” series. To read the complete article and…

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Billy Graham’s new suit

December 1, 2010

Billy Graham is now 91-years-old with Parkinson’s disease. In January 2000, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, invited their favorite son, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. He hesitated to accept the invitation because he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, “We…

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Highlights from 15 Years of s+b Book Reviews

December 1, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Theodore Kinni for strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. To read the complete article, please click here. I also highly recommend that you register by clicking here so that you…

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Tough Times, Tougher Women

December 1, 2010

Here is an article written by Joanne Cleaver 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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14 management dos and don’ts to motivate employees

November 30, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Martin Zwilling for Business Insider. To read the complete article and check out out a wealth of valuable resources, please click here. http://www.businessinsider.com/ Up front, I want to acknowledge that I…

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“Retail is war without blood”: What Foot Locker’s CEO learned in the Army

November 29, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Katherine Bell 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 Daily…

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How to Engineer Bridges for Women

November 29, 2010

Here is an article written by Joanne Cleaver 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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Secrets of making a positive first impression

November 26, 2010

Obviously, we have only one opportunity to make a positive first impression. Are there any “secrets”? Yes. Expects agree on these: The impact initial face-to-face contact Determined by appearance and body language: 40-50% Tone of voice and eye contact: 30-40%…

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