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Are we long—or short—on talent?

March 6, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Megan McConnell and Bill Schaninger 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,…

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The future of connectivity: Enabling the Internet of Things

March 5, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Daniel Alsen, Mark Patel, and Jason Shangkuan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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To Run a Good Meeting, Get the Basics Right

March 5, 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 * * * Plenty of meetings are a waste of time. They’re unfocused,…

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Company of One: A book review by Bob Morris

March 4, 2019

Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business Paul Jarvis Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (January 2019) How and why to “start small, define growth, and keep learning” According to Paul Jarvis, “blind growth is the main…

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Six lessons on how to embrace the next-generation operating model

March 4, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tod Camara, Adele Hu, Alex Singla, Rohit Sood, and Jasper van Ouwerkerk for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn…

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The AI Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

March 3, 2019

The AI Advantage: How to Put the Artificial Intelligence Revolution to Work Thomas H. Davenport MIT Press (October 2018) Charting “the path of artificial intelligence and cognitive technologies in mainstream businesses” In the first chapter and throughout the narrative of…

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The Pros and Cons of Perfectionism, According to Research

March 3, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brian Swider, Dana Harari, Amy P. Breidenthal, and Laurens Bujold Steed 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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Leaders, Make It Safe for Employees to Give You Honest Feedback

March 2, 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 * * * Just like everyone else, leaders need honest feedback to grow.…

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The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

March 2, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article by Joshua Benton (in 2014) that helps to explain the nature and extent of  intra-newsroom politics at major media companies in recent years. It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed…

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Turning the Flywheel: A review by Bob Morris

March 2, 2019

Turning the Flywheel: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great Jim Collins HarperCollins (2019) How to generate and then sustain momentum of your organization’s flywheel Over the years, I have read and reviewed all of Jim Collins’ books and interviewed…

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