Peter Bregman’s recent reflections on friendship, in the workplace and beyond, is touching, inspirational, and thought-provoking.
Don’t miss it – read the article here!
By now, you know that I love to scour the blogs at Harvard Business for great information.
Here’s an example of why it is one of my go-to web spots. This entry reminds us that strategy without execution is largely pointless, and those who execute must both understand and get behind the idea to successfully implement. Read it for more advice on how to bridge the strategy-execution gap.
Read the full article here: Making Your Strategy Work on the Frontline
If you don’t have Mashable bookmarked, do it now. This site provides not only excellent tips and updates on technology, but more importantly links its technology content to business effectiveness.
Check out the Business tab for great advice that is relevant to small business and nonprofits, as well as larger organizations.
Read the full article here Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Take Social Media for Granted
Here’s an excellent reminder from Harvard Business Review that if you establish a metric for someone – leader or staff – that’s what they will try to optimize. Are you measuring indicators that drive success, or rather simply measuring what’s easy?
Read the full article here: You Are What You Measure
Think irrationality is bad?
This article, from BNET, explains how logical thinking has its limits, particularly with respect to staff motivation. Read this to learn more about why we work, as well as developing better strategies to motivate your workforce.
Read the full article here: Your Staff Is Irrational (and That’s a Good Thing)
This blog from the experts at Harvard Business makes a compelling point: Are the numbers you use to describe your organization or business prompting others to action? Also included: tips on how to look at the numbers you have and reveal new information.
Read the full article here: What Surprising Number Will Change Your Business?