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What are the basic elements of great managing?

May 11, 2011

Based on more than ten million interviews of workers in 25 countries conducted by the Gallup Organization, great managers: 1. Make their expectations crystal clear 2. Provide whatever resources may be needed to get the work done 3. Create opportunities…

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Scott Anthony offers “An Innovation Lesson from Dr. Seuss”

May 11, 2011

Here is an an article written by Scott Anthony for the Harvard Business Review blog. To check out other articles and resources and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily Alerts, please click here. *     *    …

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To Win the Game, You Have to Play

May 11, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article contributed by Lynne Morton, President, Performance Improvement Solutions) to the Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter,…

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Network for Quality, Not Quantity

May 11, 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. If you were to take the advice of some self-help…

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Closing the Gender Leadership Gap

May 10, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article posted by Liz O’Donnell at her website, HelloLadies.com. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and sign up for free email updates, please click here. *     *     * The number of…

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The Thank You Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

May 10, 2011

The Thank You Economy Gary Vaynerchuk HarperBusiness (2011) Business begins with making people feel appreciated…and goes nowhere unless they do In recent years, an avalanche of research data generated from marketplaces throughout the world reveals that when asked to identify…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Hire that Overqualified Candidate

May 10, 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. For years, the prevailing wisdom on overqualified candidates was to avoid them. But…

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Ecclesiastes, Heraclitus, and Hugh MacLeod on the current economy

May 9, 2011

As any reader of  Techmeme will know, there’s a wee bit of an investment bubble going on. People paying silly money for a piece of the Web 2.0 action. Facebook, Y Combinator, Huffington Post, the usual suspects. I’m not saying…

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We Can’t Agree to Disagree

May 9, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nilofer Merchant 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 click…

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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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