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How much is their net worth?

August 28, 2019

I am among those who watch films and television programs as well as live events and wonder how much performers are paid.  That can vary — sometimes significantly — from one performance or one year (or decade) to the next.…

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How to select and develop individuals for successful agile teams: A practical guide

August 28, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Wouter Aghina, Christopher Handscomb, Jesper Ludolph, Dave West, and Abby Yip for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources,…

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The journey to an agile organization

August 27, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Daniel Brosseau, Sherina Ebrahim, Christopher Handscomb, and Shail Thaker for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more…

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Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

August 27, 2019

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. *     *     * When it comes to organizational change, most companies have…

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Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants

August 26, 2019

Lau Sing Kee was the first Chinese-American to win a United States combat medal. But most news coverage of him at the time made reference to his race, sometimes in disparaging ways. Credit:  History San José Here is an excerpt…

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Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

August 26, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Lori Goler, Janelle Gale,,Brynn Harrington, and Adam Grant for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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If You Want Engaged Employees, Offer Them Stability

August 25, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marla Gottschalk 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, please click…

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At Folsom prison, Johnny Cash found his cause

August 25, 2019

Johnny Cash stands on the lawn outside Folsom State Prison, near Sacramento, on Jan. 13, 1968. The music that he would record later this day, on the other side of these walls, led many already inside to think he had…

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Strategic decisions: When can you trust your gut?

August 24, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from the transcript of a conversation involving Daniel Kahneman and Gary Klein — moderated by Olivier Sibony — for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other…

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How to Get People to Accept a Tough Decision

August 24, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by David Maxfield 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, please click…

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