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The Trust Crisis

November 19, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sandra J. Sucher and Shalene Gupta 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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The Four Fields of Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

November 19, 2020

The Four Fields of Leadership: How People and Organizations Can Thrive in a Hyperconnected World Tom Goodell Rowman & Littlefield (September 2020) The power of intentional leadership and how it nourishes emergent leadership In the healthiest organizations, there is effective…

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They Are Also 2 Wild and Crazy Guys

November 18, 2020

As collaborators, the comedian Steve Martin, and the illustrator Harry Bliss (in Manhattan last month) have something of an odd-couple dynamic. Here is a brief excerpt from an article about them by Alexandra Alter for The New York Times. Credit:…

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How Apple Is Organized for Innovation

November 18, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joel M. Podolny and Morten T. Hansen 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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Hire Purpose: A book review by Bob Morris

November 17, 2020

Hire Purpose: How Smart Companies Can Close the Skills Gap Deanna Mulligan with Greg Shaw Columbia Business School Press (October 2020) “The illiterate of the 21st century will be those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” I was again reminded…

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Stop Eliminating Perfectly Good Candidates by Asking Them the Wrong Questions

November 17, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nilofer Merchant 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,…

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When a Leader Just Won’t Go: Wisdom from Shakespeare to Dickens to ‘Seinfeld’ on President Trump’s long non-goodbye

November 16, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Sarah Lyall for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and learn about deep-discount subscription rates, please click here. Credit: Chloe Cushman * * * In…

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The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias: A book review by Bob Morris

November 16, 2020

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias: How to Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-performance Teams Pamela Fuller, and Mark Murphy with Anne Chow Simon & Schuster (November 2020) Unconscious bias is perhaps the most important “unknown unknown” to reveal…

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Atul Gawande on the importance of a “positive deviant”

November 15, 2020

In “The Bell Curve,” an article written for The New Yorker (December 6, 2004), Atul Gawande uses the term “positive deviant” to describe unusually effective performers in the field of medicine. In fact, there are outliers in all fields. To Gawande,…

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Where the best jobs will always be

November 14, 2020

Many people now fear that machines or a combination of electronic devices will eliminate their jobs when in fact they will create new and better jobs, as they have for more than two thousand years. For example: o Compass (206…

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