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The keys to organizational agility

October 7, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article based on an extended conversation about organizational agility that appeared in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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APIs: Leverage For Digital Transformation

October 6, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an excellent article by John Rethans for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * The ancient Greek scientist Archimedes famously declared,…

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High-performing teams: A timeless leadership topic

October 6, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Scott Keller and Mary Meaney for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription…

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The Digital Helix: A book review by Bob Morris

October 5, 2017

The Digital Helix: How to Transform Every Aspect of Your Organization to Win Now and in the Future Michael Gale and Chris Aaarons Greenleaf Book Group Press (October 2017) How and why almost any organization can – and should –…

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Peter Drucker on “the lost art of management”

October 5, 2017

Here is a recent article from the Drucker Exchange (the Dx), an online resource that hosts an on-going conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action…

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Esther Choy on the Power of Storytelling: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

October 4, 2017

Esther Choy founded Leadership Story Lab in 2010 to help others leverage the art of storytelling to create extraordinary opportunities. Through the mastery of simple but potent techniques, clients become more engaging and persuasive. Their messages resonate. Success ensues. Her…

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Want to succeed in life? Be eager to go the extra mile.

October 4, 2017

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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The Marketing Imagination: A book review by Bob Morris

October 3, 2017

The Marketing Imagination (Expanded Edition) Theodore Levitt Free Press (1986) Do not be misled by the date of this Expanded Edition: Of the more than 27 billion books on marketing now in print, none has had a greater impact than…

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The Better You Know Yourself, the More Resilient You’ll Be

October 3, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Carucci 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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Alexander von Humboldt’s Influence on Knowledge Leadership

October 2, 2017

As the debate continues as to who’s a “genius” and who isn’t, I decided to re-read a book published two years ago. In The Invention of Nature, Andrea Wulf has this to say about Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859): He “was…

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