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Great by Choice: A book review by Bob Morris

October 12, 2011

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck – Why Some Companies Thrive Despite Them All Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen Harper Business/A HarperCollins Imprint (2011) Additional and even more valuable revelations about “the principles that distinguish great organizations from…

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3 Tips for a Successful Business Pitch

October 12, 2011

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. Before you make a pitch, remember that investors are more likely to support…

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Talent Can’t Be Managed

October 11, 2011

Here is an excerpt from a thought-provoking article written by Dan Bowling for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please…

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Ric Merrifield: An interview by Bob Morris

October 11, 2011

Merrifield spent nearly 15 years in various consulting roles helping organizations define and achieve their goals. Since joining Microsoft, Merrifield has spent more than 10,000 hours as a business architect and has filed twelve patent applications, all of which share…

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Top executives need feedback—here’s how they can get it

October 11, 2011

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article written by Robert Steven Kaplan and made available by The McKinsey Quarterly at its website. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and sign up for free email alerts, please…

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4 Biggest Lies About Social Media

October 11, 2011

Here is an article written by Penelope Trunk 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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Encourage Push Back

October 10, 2011

  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. Deference to authority is deeply engrained in most of us. As a…

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6 Lessons We Could Learn from Steve Jobs

October 9, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Margaret Heffernan 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…

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Joseph Jimenez (Novartis) in “The Corner Office”

October 9, 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 Joseph Jimenez, C.E.O. of Novartis,…

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Demand: A book review by Bob Morris

October 8, 2011

Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They wWant It Adrian J. Slywotzky with Karl Weber Crown Business (2011) How to create a demand-creating culture Many books published in recent years offer excellent advice on how to create and…

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