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An invitation from Marshall Goldsmith to interact with Patrick Lencioni



I just received this introduction from Marshall Goldsmith and Patricia Wheeler and thought you may be interested.



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Marshall Goldsmith and Patricia Wheeler invite you to a 
Thought Leader Teleforum
on Wednesday March 28th at noon…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 23, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Imagine: A book review by Bob Morris

Imagine: How Creativity Works

Jonah Lehrer

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2012)



How and why our ability to imagine what has never existed is “our most important mental talent”



An abundance of books and articles continues to be produced as research…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 20, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

The Three Laws of Performance: A book review by Bob Morris

The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life

Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan

Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2011)

A 21st century version of Plato's Allegory of the Cave

In his comments in the "Editor's Note"…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 29, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

Quiet: A book review by Bob Morris

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Susan Cain

Crown Publishers (2012)



How and why our location on “the introvert-extrovert spectrum” influences most (if not all) of our decisions and opinions



Throughout most of her…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 13, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter (left) 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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Added by Robert Morris on January 19, 2012 at 6:03pm — No Comments

The Three Questions That Lead to Profitable Growth

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Zook (left) 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… Continue

Added by Robert Morris on October 28, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Joe’s Journal: The Three Dimensions of the Corporation

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 responsible leadership. It is…

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Added by Robert Morris on September 28, 2011 at 11:34pm — No Comments

The Sugary Secret of Self-Control: A book review of Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength



Here is an excerpt from an article that appeared in The New York Times (September 2, 2011). It is Steven Pinker's review of Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney's Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength, recently published by Penguin Press. To read the…

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Added by Robert Morris on September 23, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments

The Network Is Your Customer: A book review by Bob Morris

The Network Is Your Customer: 5 Strategies T\to Thrive in a Digital Age

David L. Rogers

Yale University Press (2010)



Here’s the challenge: our future networks can “make us not only more connected but, let us hope, more human.”



I am grateful to… Continue

Added by Robert Morris on August 26, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Glut: A book review by Bob Morris

Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages

Alex Wright

Cornell University Press ((2007)



How and why “the torch song of technological transcendentalism has passed from the visionary fringe into cultural mainstream”

 

Alex Wright explains that…

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Added by Robert Morris on August 5, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Why Being Certain Means Being Wrong



Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ted Cadsby 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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Added by Robert Morris on August 3, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments

Why the U.S. Must Invest in Its Most Effective Teachers



To their great credit, McKinsey & Company and The Atlantic magazine are co-sponsors of an especially important series of responses to this question: “What’s the single best idea to jumpstart job creation?”



Here is Michelle A. Rhee‘s response. She is Founder and CEO…

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Added by Robert Morris on July 19, 2011 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Don’t Know Much About History: David McCullough on “historical illiteracy”



Here is a sequence of brief excerpts from an interview of David McCullough by Brian Bolduc, featured in The Wall Street Journal (June 18, 2011). To read the complete interview, please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on July 11, 2011 at 6:44am — No Comments

The Experience Economy: A book review by Bob Morrtis

The Experience Economy: Work Is Theater & Every Business a Stage

B. Joseph Pine and James H. Gilmore

Harvard Business Review Press (1999)

 

Note: I read this book when it was first published and recently re-read it, curious to know how well its core…

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Added by Robert Morris on June 7, 2011 at 3:54am — No Comments

Revolution from the Edge



Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Hagel III (left), part of the Edge Perspectives with John Hagel series, one that offers an on-going "exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core."

To read the complete article and…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 21, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Commitment or Compliance…It’s Your Choice



I am grateful to Marcus Buckingham for calling my attention to Bob Woodcock (right) and the material he posts at his website.

Here is an excerpt from a recent and excellent article that suggests the quality of Woodcock's reasoning and writing skills, posted on January 21,…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 31, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments

Fail Fast and Fail Hard



Here’s a recent commentary featured by the Drucker Exchange (DX), sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the Dx) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 7, 2011 at 4:45pm — No Comments

How and why most of what we call “thinking” really isn’t



In the latest of five bestselling books, Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy, Harry Beckwith shares a number of especially valuable insights and I have consolidated… Continue

Added by Robert Morris on January 31, 2011 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Stop Blaming Your Culture



Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jon Katzenbach and Ashley Harshak for strategy+business magazine. To read the complete article, check out an abundance of valuable resources, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on January 26, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Top 10 HBR Blog Posts of 2010



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

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Added by Robert Morris on December 24, 2010 at 12:29pm — No Comments

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Ask yourself: Do you work better in the morning and in the evening? Take off eve...

Ask yourself: Do you work better in the morning and in the evening? Take off every afternoon! Why are you working five days in a row? Can you work alternate days – and rest every other day. If you usually take a fortnight’s holiday (if that!)? Could you take three weeks or a month? Is your optimum output better if you take ten weeks off, instead of four, and work with more energy during the times that you DO work?


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Create A Vocabulary That Inspires Employee Engagement
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It's official. Employee engagement is the new black. I’ve been writing and thinking a lot about it lately, as have others. The very notion of how leaders and employees engage has slowly morphed away from ‘companies have to do this because employees want it’ to ‘companies have to do this [...]

The one question employee engagement survey: Why are you still here?

The one question employee engagement survey: Why are you still here?


The shortest Employee Engagement survey has one question | Leandro Herrero
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And the question is: ‘Why are you still here?’ You learn about the organization by asking questions to employees when they leave you (exit interviews) but you learn far more when you ask them why they are staying (‘stay’ interviews). It’s not a joke. ‘Why are you still here?’ – with the emphasis on…

Open employee engagement with your key moment http://conta.cc/1p8ny4U

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Open employee engagement with your key moment
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What is the key moment at work that has the biggest impact on engagement for you and others? Is it the start of the day? The end of the day? How you begin a mobile meeting? Dealing with a conflict or work overload? Find the key moment and determine what you can do to prevent that moment from turning…

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