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Recommended book: Talent is Overrated

Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, by Geoff Colvin. What if everything you know about raw talent, hard work, and great performance is wrong? Very few people are truly great at what they do. But why aren't they? Why don't we manage businesses like Warren Buffett, play golf like Tiger

Greater responsibilities require increased commitments of time and energy

McKinsey Quarterly Building a strong board of directors never seems to get easier. High-profile board failures, the boom in activist investing, and the disruptive forces of technology are only a few of the reasons effective board governance is becoming more important. Start with oversight, a role of the board that, most directors would agree, is

Making dumbs group smarter

Hardvard Business Review All too often, groups fail to achieve the storied wisdom of crowds. In recent years, behavioral research has begun to identify precisely where they go wrong. But so far this academic work has yet to have a noticeable effect on actual practice. The two main reasons for error are informational signals (some

No Ordinary Disruption

Book of the month - December No Ordinary Disruption, by Richard Dobbs (Author), James Manyika (Author), Jonathan Woetzel (Author), published May 2015. Based on years of research by the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute, “No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Forces Breaking all the Trends” is a timely and important analysis of how we need

Raising Your Digital Quotient

Raising your Digital Quotient June 2015 | by Tanguy Catlin, Jay Scanlan, and Paul Willmott To gain a more precise understanding of the digitization challenge facing business today, McKinsey has been conducting an in-depth diagnostic survey of 150 companies around the world. By evaluating 18 practices related to digital strategy, capabilities, and culture, we have

Are leaders portable

Are leaders portable? by Boris Groysberg, Andrew N. McLean, Nitin Nohria, Harvard Business Review (Reprint: R0605E, May 2006) Does management talent transfer from one company to another? Even the best management talent, the authors found, is transferable only if it maps to the challenges of the new environment. More specifically, the authors in this “classic