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Joe’s Journal: On Charisma and Leadership

June 12, 2011

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Exchange (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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Byron Lewis Sr. (the UniWorld Group) in “The Corner Office”

June 12, 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 Byron Lewis Sr., the chairman…

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Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: Dare the Impossible — Achieve the Extraordinary William A. Cohen AMACOM (2005) Note: Given the recent and dramatic increase of public interest in “special ops” initiatives, I decided to re-read a book I reviewed when…

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The Talent Code: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How Daniel Coyle Bantam Books (2009) In this book, Coyle duly (and gratefully) acknowledges the importance of Anders Ericsson’s research, that greatness isn’t born; rather, it is developed by a combination…

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Daniel Coyle: An interview by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Daniel Coyle is a contributing editor for Outside magazine and the author of three books, including the New York Times bestseller Lance Armstrong’s War. He has written for Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Magazine, and Play (including this March 2007 cover story which sparked The Talent Code), and is a two-time National…

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Tom Butler-Bowdon: First interview, by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

The 50 Classics concept is based on Butler-Bowden’s belief that every subject or genre will contain at least 50 books that encapsulate its knowledge and wisdom. By creating a list of those landmark or representative titles, then providing commentaries that…

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Making Ideas Happen: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision & Reality Scott Belsky Portfolio/Penguin Group (2010) Anyone with much experience with brainstorming sessions already knows that “making ideas” is quite easy. Making them happen is quite a different challenge and a…

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Scott Belsky: An interview by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Scott Belsky believes that the greatest breakthroughs across all industries are a result of creative people and teams that are especially productive. As such, he has committed his professional life to help organize creative individuals, teams, and networks. He is…

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Dean R. Spitzer: Interview #2 by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Spitzer is president of Dean R. Spitzer & Associates and widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading authorities on performance measurement and management. His latest book, Transforming Performance Measurement: Rethinking the Way We Measure and Drive Organizational Success, has…

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Balancing Push and Pull Approaches to Improvement

June 11, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power for the Harvard Business Review blog’s “Conversation” series. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email…

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