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The Courageous Follower: A Book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2011

The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders Ira Chaleff Berrett-Koehler (2003) It is important to keep in mind that a “follower” is not necessarily someone who never leads; rather, a follower is someone who, in a non-leader…

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Ira Chaleff: An interview by Bob Morris

July 11, 2011

Ira Chaleff has been named one of the top 100 best thinkers on leadership in the U.S. by Executive Excellence magazine. He lives in Washington, DC, and plays several interesting roles there including executive coach, author, workshop leader and chair…

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The Prime Solution: A book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2011

The Prime Solution: Close the Value Gap, Increase Margins, and Win the Complex Sale Jeff Thull Kaplan Publishing (2005) Many of the same core concepts in this book were previously discussed in Thull’s Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete…

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Why Happy Employees Mean Happy Customers

July 11, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mike Prokopeak for Talent Management magazine online. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please…

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Reality Check: A book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2011

Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition Guy Kawasaki Portfolio/Penguin Group (2008) Kawasaki provides “hardcore information” for “hardcore people who want to kick ass” I have just re-read Reality Check and admire it even more…

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The Manager as Change Agent: A book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2011

The Manager as Change Agent: A Practical Guide to Developing High-Performance People and Organizations Jerry Gilley, Scott Quatro, Erik Hoekstra, Doug Whittle, Ann Maycunich, Scott A. Quatro, Jerry W. Gilley, and Doug D. Whittle Basic Books (2001) Your Own Yellow…

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Today We Are Rich: A book review by Bob Morris

July 10, 2011

Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence Tim Sanders Tyndale House Publishers (2011) A grandmother for all seasons In this his latest book, Tim Sanders creates a context, a frame-of-reference, for several concepts introduced in earlier works,…

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Jack Dangermond (Esri) in “The Corner Office”

July 10, 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 Jack Dangermond, founder and president…

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Guy Kawasaki on “How to Enchant Your Employees”

July 9, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Guy Kawasaki 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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Joe’s Journal: On Making People Decisions

July 9, 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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