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Jon R. Katzenbach and Zia Khan: An interview by Bob Morris

March 6, 2011

Jon R. Katzenbach is a Senior Partner with Booz & Company where he launched and now leads the Katzenbach Center at Booz. He is a recognized expert in leadership, organizational performance, teaming, culture, and employee motivation. His published works include Why…

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The very best way to “contain” positively engaged employees

March 6, 2011

As all supervisors already know, employees can be either positively or negatively engaged. The former are evangelists; the later are subversives. The challenge is to develop and then retain the number of evangelists. How? The Container Store is among very…

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Marjorie Kaplan (the Animal Planet and Science networks) in “The Corner Office”

March 6, 2011

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Marjorie Kaplan, president of the…

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Strategic Alliances

March 6, 2011

Strategic Alliances: Three Ways to Make Them Work (Memo to the CEO) Steve Steinhilber Harvard Business Press (2008) This is one of the titles in the “Memo to the CEO” series published by Harvard Business Press, each less than 200…

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

March 6, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Heidi Grant Halvorson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s…

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The most common mistakes made when initiating change

March 5, 2011

Most change initiatives fail or at least fall far short of original expectations and reasons vary from one debacle to the next. John Kotter has identified what he believes are the eight most common mistakes that are made and what…

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New Report: Women Gain in Workplace, Still Lag in Pay

March 5, 2011

Here is an article written by Kimberly Weisul for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *  …

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Joe’s Journal: On Leadership, Lincoln and Integrity

March 5, 2011

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Ezechange (DX) sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the DX) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and…

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How to “find and mine the gold that resides in everyone”

March 5, 2011

Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People Edward M. Hallowell, MD Harvard Business Press (2011) How to “find and mine the gold that resides in everyone” I agree with Edward Hallowell: “Put simply, the best managers…

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The Essence of a Great Presentation

March 4, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Whitney Johnson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily…

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