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What do you do? “I’m a Disruptor.”

May 9, 2011

Here is a recent blog post by Josh Linkner. He is among the members of a recently formed “Greek Chorus” of iconoclastic visionaries who are challenging business leaders to re-examine their assumptions and premises, indeed everything they think they know…

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The Laws of Simplicity: A book review by Bob Morris

May 9, 2011

The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life John Maeda The MIT Press (2006) Getting to “the other side of complexity Almost immediately after I began to read this book, I was reminded of two quotations, the first from Oliver…

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3 Steps to Choosing what to Delegate

May 9, 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. Delegation is both a critical skill that successful managers must demonstrate,…

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Dominic Orr in “The Corner Office”

May 8, 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 Dominic Orr (president and C.E.O. of Aruba…

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Fixing the Game: A book review by Bob Morris

May 7, 2011

Fixing the Game: Bubbles, Crashes, and What Capitalism Can Learn from the NFL Roger L. Martin Harvard Business Review Press (2011) Why and how the core of business and capitalism must be restored Many years ago, Oliver Wendell Holmes is…

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Onward: A book review by Bob Morris

May 7, 2011

Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon Rodale (2011) “Starbucks’ touchstones, the source of our pride” Howard Schultz In January 2008, chairman Howard Schultz resumed his roles as President and CEO…

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How to Turn Anything from Adequate to Amazing

May 7, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Bill Taylor 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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Don’t Be a Doormat: 3 Tips for the Confrontation Phobic

May 7, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jessica Stillman for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please…

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Lessons from the Simmons Leadership Conference

May 7, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article contributed by Liz O’Donnell, founder and creator  of HelloLadies.com, to The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that…

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Which business books do women seem to find most valuable?

May 7, 2011

Which business books do women seem to find most valuable? That is a question I am frequently asked. My answer is, “Books that respond directly to their most important needs, interests, objectives, etc.” (By the way, that is the same…

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