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All For One: A book review by Bob Morris

February 9, 2012

All For One: 10 Strategies for Building Trusted Client Partnerships Andrew Sobel John Wiley & Sons (2009) “Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno” Those who have read the novel, Three Musketeers, already know that its author, Alexander Dumas pere, took…

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Three Steps to Retain Top Talent

February 9, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Tratar 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 click…

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How to Know What Your Boss Expects of You

February 8, 2012

  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. Even if you know your annual targets and goals, you may not…

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Charles S. Jacobs: A second interview by Bob Morris

February 8, 2012

Charles S. Jacobs is founder and managing partner of 180 Partners, and the author of Management Rewired: Why Feedback Doesn’t Work and Other Surprising Lessons from the Latest Brain Science. For over two decades, he has helped the leadership of corporations around the world improve the performance of…

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“Hear the roar of our engines….”

February 8, 2012

Until last Sunday, I thought that the best commercial shown in conjunction with a Super Bowl was Apple’s with its “1984” theme. Leland Russell has praised Clint Eastwood’s two-minute commercial for Chrysler, “It’s Halftime in America,” and I agree with Russell.…

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Why Empowering Women Doesn’t Help Them

February 7, 2012

Here is a brief article by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox for the Harvard Business Review blog. To check out the wealth of free resources and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. *     *     * A German client…

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The Rules of [Employee] Engagement: Sobering Statistics

February 7, 2012

For some organizations, the extent of employee engagement programs is limited to the annual engagement survey. That model, featuring a survey filled with scores of questions and sent out for the entire organization to complete, needs to be updated. Here…

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Sheryl Sandberg: The $1.6 Billion Woman, Staying on Message

February 6, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Nicole Perlroth and Claire Cain Miller about Sheryl Sandberg, featured in The New York Times (February 4, 2012). To read the complete article, please click here. *     *     * Facebook‘s No. 2…

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The Balanced Scorecard: Do’s and Don’ts

February 6, 2012

In a book published in 1996, The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy Into Action, Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton developed in much greater depth and detail a concept they introduced previously in an HBR article (January/February, 1992): the balanced…

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Three Ways to Turn Setbacks into Progress

February 6, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Teresa Amabile and Steve Kramer  for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR…

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