If You Needed Another Reason Not to Learn From the 76ers

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
If You Needed Another Reason Not to Learn From the 76ers

“A great orchestra is not composed of great instrumentalists but of adequate ones who produce at their peak.”

The Film vs. the Filmmaker

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 | One Comment
The Film vs. the Filmmaker

Computer-animation production company Pixar has turned out 14 box-office blockbusters in a row. How does it do it?

When Our Strengths Are Not Strengths

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 | No Comments
When Our Strengths Are Not Strengths

At work, it’s crucial to always be aware of the terrain you’re on—or even your strengths may become counterproductive.

Kiss Without Making Up?

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 | No Comments
Kiss Without Making Up?

Remarkably, the partnership between Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss has remained intact for over 40 years.

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 | No Comments
What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Recent selections from around the web that, we think, would have caught Peter Drucker’s eye.

The Fraught Franchise

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 | One Comment
The Fraught Franchise

Franchising can be an effective strategy to finance rapid expansion. But done poorly, it can also “be a very swift and painful way to lose a lot of money.”

Positively Negative

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 | One Comment
Positively Negative

As most of us know, a reputation for the best hotel service in the world can be nearly undone by the demeanor of one sullen porter.

Bill Gates Finds Part-Time Consulting Work

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
Bill Gates Finds Part-Time Consulting Work

“To do a decent job in an advisory and teaching capacity requires someone who genuinely wants others to get the credit.”

Fit Happens

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
Fit Happens

In nearly every case, hiring requires a face-to-face interview because the things we really want to know are difficult to measure at a distance.

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