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Human capital at work: The value of experience

September 14, 2022

Here is an excerpt from a major report prepared by Anu Madgavkar, Bill Schaninger, Sven Smit, Jonathan Woetzel, Hamid Samandari, Davis Carlin, Jeongmin Seong, and Kanmani Chockalingam for the McKinsey Blog, sponsored by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources,…

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Thriving on Overload: A book review by Bob Morris

September 13, 2022

Thriving on Overload: The 5 Powers for Success in a World of Exponential Information Ross Dawson McGraw Hill (September 2022) How to reframe perception of experience from one of overload to that of abundance Place a glass in the sink…

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Revisiting the Classics: Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave”

September 12, 2022

In addition to book reviews, interviews, and commentaries, I also re-read several classics each calendar year. My perennials include Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus and Antigone, Shakespeare’s four mature tragedies (Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth), Ecclesiastes (Old Testament) and St. Paul’s…

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Boost Employee Confidence and Inclusion by Creating Voice Space

September 12, 2022

Here is a brief but substantial exerpt from an article by Bejoy Philip and Dana Kaminstein for the MIT Sloan Management Review Blog. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *…

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How to remove unconscious bias from the workplace

September 11, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Jessica Nordell by Raju Narisetti, during which Nordell addresses issues that can eliminate effective communication, cooperation, and collaboration within a workplace culture. * * * When it comes to job performance, unconscious bias…

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What to read to lead

September 10, 2022

Here is a brief but substantial article from McKinsey Blog, sponsored by McKinsey & Company. To check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * August 25, 2022The best…

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Before Starting Your Own Business, Ask These Four Questions

September 9, 2022

Here is a brief but substantial article by Ben Laker for MIT Sloan Management Review Blog. To check out other resources and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * Our expert columnists offer opinion and analysis on important…

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True North: A book review by Bob Morris

September 7, 2022

True North: Leading Authentically in Today’s Workplace Bill George and Zach Clayton Wiley (August 2022) “Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” Oscar Wilde Whatever their size and nature may be, all organizations need effective leaders at all levels and in…

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Saving Management From Our Obsession With Leadership

September 6, 2022

Here is a brief but substantial article by Jim Detert, Kevin Kniffin, and Hannes Leroy for MIT Sloan Management Review Blog. To check out other resources and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illo Credit: Dan Page/theispot.com * * *…

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Brain Food for Lifelong Learners

September 5, 2022

If you want to put some white caps on your gray matter but don’t have a lot of time for books, here are some brief but thought-enriching articles recommended by McKinsey & Company. * * * In the face of…

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