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Harvard Business Review and The Economist

Harvard Business Review and The Economist

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I'm always on the prowl for sources of profound insight.  At my leadership workshop last week, I noticed the instructor had a wealth of practical insights and distinctions that aren't common knowledge.  I asked him his favorite sources of information and he listed two:

I was surprised because I had never read either before (the titles weren't appealing to me.)  I picked them up this week and it looks like they're packed with lessons learned and news I can use.  I think of The Economist as sharing business and organizational practices.  I think of Harvard Business Review as personal development applied to the workplace.  Here's a sample of some of the titles from this month's Harvard Business Review:

  • "A Leader's Framework for Decision Making"
  • "Solve the Succession Crisis by Growing Inside-Outside Leaders"
  • "Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams"
  • "Mapping Your competitive Position"
  • "Cognitive Fitness"
  • "Simple Rules for Making Alliances Work"
  • "Are Your Engineers Talking to One Another When They Should?"
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