Manifestos tagged with Robert


Sharing Power: Why It Requires Deep Personal Change
April 13, 2016 - By: Robert J. Anderson & William A. Adams
“Our approaches to change are far too casual about both asking managers to let go of control and assuming that others will want increased responsibility. When we redistribute power, we ask people to reconstruct themselves—and that requires deep personal change.”
3 Strategies to Persuade Any Audience
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Kenny Nguyen, Gus Murillo, Robert Killeen, Luke Jones
“While it takes skill and practice to be a great persuasive speaker, anyone can do it. It’s all about understanding your role as a speaker, knowing the audience you’re talking to, and appealing to your audience’s hearts and minds.”
Bridge the Generational Divide and Build Sustainable Innovation
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Robert F. Brands
“The U.S. business community is facing a war of intelligence attrition. Fortune 500s will see countless experienced knowledge workers walk out the door over the next two decades. … For even those companies that thrive on innovation, the numbers are daunting—and demand action.”
Organizational Sabotage: How to Spot It, and How to Stop It
Oct. 14, 2015 - By: Robert M. Galford, Bob Frisch & Cary Greene
“Someone is sabotaging your organization. Not deliberately. But that doesn’t matter. The damage that this person is causing is just as bad, and maybe even worse, than it would be if he or she planned it.”
Detecting and Surviving Seven Silent Growth Killers
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Robert Sher
“Many of the problems that midsized companies must deal with are not obvious. They grow out-of-sight in the dark recesses of midsized organizations, unrecognized by management in their daily routines until they emerge as full-blown crises that can threaten the present and future of the business.”
Comparing Apple to Plastic Bricks: Why Steve Jobs Was Great for Products, but Lousy as a Management Model
Sept. 11, 2013 - By: David Robertson
“Ignore all the lessons about innovation management that you might be tempted to learn from business press articles about Apple. There are much better examples for you to consider. One of the best is LEGO. Yes, the plastic brick company.”
Looking Around the Corner
Oct. 6, 2010 - By: Robert H. Bloom
“Today, looking ahead is useless. Prior to this moment in our world, ‘looking ahead’ was the time-tested protocol, perhaps essential and potentially valuable when the world told time in seconds, not nanoseconds. Today, it is almost useless, because when you 'look ahead,' you will see and learn little or nothing.”
Let's Get Naked: Why Individual Investors Should Shed the Emperors Clothes of Wall Street Investment Experts
Sept. 8, 2010 - By: Robert Fischer
"Investors pay mutual fund companies billions of dollars per year for performance that is usually worse than market averages. Is there anything better that we can do? Yes, there is."

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