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Managing the business risks of open innovation

January 19, 2012

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article, written by Oliver Alexy and Markus Reitzig, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (January 2012), and published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, obtain information about the firm,…

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Managing the Older Worker: A book review by Bob Morris

January 18, 2012

Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli Harvard Business Review Press (2010) A thoughtful and thorough examination of “a neglected dimension of diversity” As is the case of almost every…

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Nine Do’s and Don’ts for Dealing with the Disgruntled

January 18, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter 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,…

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The Creative Habit: A book review by Bob Morris

January 18, 2012

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life Twyla Tharp Simon & Schuster ((2006) Enjoy the pleasure of her company and the magic of her mind As is my custom when a new year begins, I recently re-read…

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How to Admit You Don’t Know All the Answers

January 17, 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. Leaders who insist on making all the decisions often find themselves with…

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Hiring for Attitude: A book review by Bob Morris

January 17, 2012

Hiring for Attitude: A Revolutionary Approach to Recruiting Star Performers with Both Tremendous Skills and Super Attitude Mark Murphy McGraw-Hill (2012) With rare exception, attitude determines altitude Long ago, I became convinced that most human limits are self-imposed. This is…

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One Key to Collaboration and Engagement: Selfishness

January 17, 2012

Here is an excerpt from a highly unorthodox, certainly thought-provoking article written by Mike Prokopeak for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officermagazines published…

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Founders at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

January 17, 2012

Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days Jessica Livingston Apress (2008) Note: I recent re-read this book while preparing questions for interviews of two thought leaders and now share my reactions to it when  it was first published several…

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How Twyla Tharp copes with her “five big fears”

January 16, 2012

In The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life, published by Simon & Schuster (2006), Twyla Tharp observes, “No one starts a creative endeavor without a certain amount of fear; the key is to learn how to keep…

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A Disciplined Approach to Evaluating Ideas

January 15, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony 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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