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All In or Don’t Bother

August 15, 2011

Here is a recent blog post by Josh Linkner, author of Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity. With all due respect to the value of effort and even best effort, Josh is really talking about a mindset…

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3 Ways to Get the Most from Your Team

August 15, 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. Contrary to popular belief, teams are not always the best way to…

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Beyond Performance: A book review by Bob Morris

August 15, 2011

Beyond Performance: How Great Organizations Build Ultimate Competitive Advantage Scott Keller and Colin Price John Wiley & Sons (2011) How to achieve and then sustain both outstanding leadership and management throughout the given enterprise Scott Keller and Colin Price acknowledge…

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Kenny Chesney (Country Singer, Songwriter and C.E.O) in “The Corner Office”

August 14, 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 Kenny Chesney (Country Singer, Songwriter,…

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Must watch: Should math be taught in schools?

August 13, 2011

  What do Miss USA contestants think? To share their opinions, please click here.  

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‘Race to Nowhere’ Should Think Outside the School

August 13, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kate Fridkis and featured by the Huffington Post. In it, she shares her thoughts about some of the issues raised and addressed in a 2009 documentary film, Race to Nowhere, co-directed by…

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Remember the Cube

August 13, 2011

James M. Kouzes is co-author (with Barry Z. Posner) of The Leadership Challenge. In the brief article that follows, featured  by Booz & Company’s strategy+business magazine, he introduces a passage on the importance of remembering where you started that appears…

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Joe’s Journal: On Work and Human Nature

August 13, 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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The Toyota Way: A book review by Bob Morris

August 13, 2011

The Toyota Way Jeffrey Liker McGraw-Hill (2003) To understand Toyota’s success, first understand its DNA I read this book when it was first published in 2004 and recently re-read it, curious to know how well Jeffrey Liker’s explanation of Toyota’s…

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The Power of Small Wins

August 12, 2011

  Here is an excerpt from  an article co-authored by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer that appears in the May 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review.   What is the best way to drive innovative work inside organizations? Important clues…

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