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8 Tough Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Strategy

December 12, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Leinwand and Matthias Bäumlerfor 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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Share Stories That Reinforce the Organization’s Values

December 11, 2017

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. * * * Too many companies rely on a vague, generic statement to…

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How companies are using big data and analytics

December 11, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Vince Campisi, Ash Gupta, Zoher Karu, Victor Nilson, and Ruben Sigala McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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Paris Interview: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

December 10, 2017

Joseph F. Paris Jr. is a thought leader on the subject of operational excellence, a prolific writer, and a sought-after speaker around the world. Although he is an expert in the more granular facets of the discipline, he places a special emphasis on the keystone…

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Creating value through sustainable design

December 10, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from a transcript of a podcast for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to…

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The American Revolutionary War: Bet You Didn’t Know

December 9, 2017

History.com is one of the best online sources for history material. For example: The American Revolution (1775-83) is also known as the American Revolutionary War and the U.S. War of Independence. The conflict arose from growing tensions between residents of…

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A nine-minute liberal arts education

December 9, 2017

  John Fee shares what he characterizes as “formidable quotations” at the Capable Men website. I came upon it and its resources by accident and am so pleased I did. Reading these quotations is about as close is possible to…

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It May Be Time to Pull the Plug on That Outdated Project

December 8, 2017

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. * * * It’s hard to let go of a project or objective…

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Do Good: A book review by Bob Morris

December 8, 2017

Do Good: Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profit Anne Bahr Thompson AMACOM (November 2017) How and why purpose and profit can be a winning combination for everyone involved It is no coincidence that most of the companies…

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The Innovator’s DNA

December 7, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeffrey H. Dyer , Hal Gregersen , and Clayton M. Christensen for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free…

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