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Best Practices in Talent Management: A book review by Bob Morris

January 13, 2012

Best Practices in Talent Management: How the World’s Leading Corporations Manage, Develop, and Retain Talent Marshall Goldsmith and Louis Carter, Co-Editors Pfeiffer/A Wiley Imprint (2009) Ultimately, the effectiveness of best practices depends on those who execute them As co-editors Marshall…

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Let Me Tell You a Story: A book review by Bob Morris

January 13, 2012

Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime in the Game John Feinstein and Arnold (“Red”) Auerbach Back Bay Books (2005) Emperor of the Celtic Dynasty This is one of two best sports biographies that I have read in recent…

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How leaders kill meaning at work

January 13, 2012

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article written by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (January 2012), published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, obtain information about the firm, access…

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From Values to Action: A book review by Bob Morris

January 13, 2012

From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr. Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2011) How and why leadership is about the growth and positive change that almost anyone can bring about while working with others…

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To Teach Effectively, Show and Tell

January 13, 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. How many times have you trained a colleague in a task, only to…

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Paul Spiegelman: An interview by Bob Morris

January 12, 2012

Paul  co-founded The Beryl Companies with his two brothers in 1985. As CEO, he oversees strategic planning and business development for the nation’s thought-leading company in health care customer interactions and relationship management, and is the leading provider of outsourced…

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What business can do to restart growth

January 12, 2012

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article written by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Charles Roxburgh, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (September 2011), published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, obtain information about the…

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Joe’s Journal: On Tyranny and the Organization (Part 2)

January 12, 2012

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 Dx is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It…

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Harvard Business Review’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011

January 11, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Katherine Bell 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 email alerts, please…

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Giving Tough Feedback? Sleep on It

January 11, 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. Many people advise that you should give difficult feedback immediately, preferably within…

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