Marshmallows for Talent Development

The psychology student in me was pleasantly surprised the other day to see BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink make reference to the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment in a recent blog post about companies sacrificing long-term success by concentrating too much on...

Business Best Sellers – Danger Ahead!

A potential client was telling me about all of the projects she had on her plate, and she wanted advice on how to handle one of them. One of her executives had read a best selling business book about improving the quality of talent and wanted her to find a way to make...

Pitfalls of 360-degree surveys

Clients have asked me many times “what traps should we avoid in using a 360-degree survey at our company?” The short and simple answer is: – Make sure you have the budget to do it right – Make sure you have a strong case for all the manager/respondent time...

Yes! Lots of execs struggle with #strategy not for lack of creatvity, but because they can't say No to great ideas. https://t.co/vHg2XfMMXT

The Resulting Fallacy Is Ruining Your Decisions https://t.co/yhBXEKlH2t via @NautilusMag -- Especially good read for lame poker players like me!

First book I finished of the New Year was Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None after a challenge from my daughter. Super satisfying -- here's a link to peak your interest. https://t.co/nVzUdHsEKD

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