Toxic Coworkers and their Impact

I just read an article (linked to this  HBS paper) with the thought-provoking conclusion that the cost savings you get by avoiding the hiring of a toxic worker* is 2.5 times the anticipated gain of hiring an all-star worker. So, NOT hiring a catastrophic worker is...

You Are A Brand!

I recently finished re-reading You Are A Brand! – Catherine Kaputa’s 2010 book.  The subtitle of the book – How Smart People Brand Themselves For Business Success is a pretty good synopsis of what a reader will find in there. Its worth checking out...

Authenticity Paradox for Leaders

Earlier this year, I read a great article in HBR by Herminia Ibarra about ‘The Authenticity Paradox.’ More and more, leaders are encouraged to “be true to yourself” because it helps with generating inspiration and creating buy-in from teams....

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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