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The Unique Power of “Ruinous Empathy”

June 29, 2017

In Radical Candor, Kim Scott explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can “defy the gravitational pull of organizational mediocrity.” The ultimate goal of what she characterizes as Radical Candor “is to achieve…

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The destructive power of “ruinous empathy”

March 25, 2017

In Radical Candor, borrowing a phrase from Richard Tedlow, Kim Scott explains how strategic candor can help to “defy the quintessential pull of organizational mediocrity.” She focuses on two “dimensions”: “The first dimension is about more than ‘just professional.’ It’s…

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Radical Candor: A book review by Bob Morris

March 22, 2017

Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity Kim Scott St. Martin’s Press (March 2017) How strategic candor can help to “defy the quintessential pull of organizational mediocrity” For the title of my review, I selected a phrase…

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Radical Candid Criticism at Google and Apple

March 20, 2017

In Radical Candor, Kim Scott explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can “defy the gravitational pull of organizational mediocrity.” The ultimate goal of what she characterizes as Radical Candor “is to achieve…

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Questions to ask when obtaining feedback from an underperforming direct report

March 18, 2017

In Radical Candor, Kim Scott explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can “defy the gravitational pull of organizational mediocrity.” The ultimate goal of what she characterizes as Radical Candor “is to achieve…

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The Power of Radical Candor

March 11, 2017

In Radical Candor, Kim Scott explains how almost any organization — whatever its size and nature may be — can “defy the gravitational pull of organizational mediocrity.” The ultimate goal of what she characterizes as Radical Candor “is to achieve…

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Age of Discovery: A book review by Bob Morris

October 28, 2016

Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna St. Martin’s Press (May 2016) How and why “this new golden age will not simply arrive; we have to achieve it.” As you…

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Ken Marlin on “The Marine Corps Way”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

October 18, 2016

Ken Marlin is Managing Partner and Founder of Marlin & Associates. For more than 30 years, he has advised scores of U.S. and international middle-market technology enabled firms on the best ways to buy, sell, grow, and thrive. Between 1970…

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Ken Marlin on “The Marine Corps Way”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

October 10, 2016

Ken Marlin is Managing Partner and Founder of Marlin & Associates. For more than 30 years, He has advised scores of U.S. and international middle-market technology enabled firms on the best ways to buy, sell, grow and thrive. Between 1970…

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The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street: A book review by Bob Morris

September 8, 2016

The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street: 11 Key Principles from Battlefield to Boardroom Ken Marlin St. Martin’s Press (August 2016) How and why the “Marine Corps Way” can help accelerate personal growth and professional development Peter Drucker…

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