Category: Leadership

Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree

Margaret Heffernan

Loved this from TED.com Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counter-intuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and

Managing Idiosyncratic Talent

idiosuncratic

Robert D. Austin, Dean of the Faculty of Business at the University of New Brunswick, explains how Dutch software tester Specialisterne maintains a diverse and productive workforce. He is the coauthor of “Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a Twenty-First

Create Slides People Will Remember

Slides

Nancy Duarte, author of the “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations,” explains how to avoid PowerPoint hell. Category: People & Blogs Uploaded by: HarvardBusiness Hosted: youtube

Ideas Have Impact

Ideas have impact

Management leaders share their thoughts as part of our 90th anniversary celebration. Category: People & Blogs Uploaded by: HarvardBusiness Hosted: youtube

Management Matters

Managing matters

Management leaders share their thoughts as part of our 90th anniversary celebration. Category: People & Blogs Uploaded by: HarvardBusiness Hosted: youtube

Preview: HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

Persuasive presentations

Available exclusively through HBR.org: Ebook + Video Case Study!  The “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations” Ebook is filled with useful tips and examples from communication expert Nancy Duarte, who’ll help you make each presentation a compelling pitch for your ideas. The

Zig Ziglar – the main man!

Zig Ziglar – the main man!

I remember days when having read Zig Ziglar’s book in 1999 I had to write out positive words on a piece of paper and read them out several times a day to myself. This man got me into the habit

What Do People Want from Their Leaders?

Paople want from leaders

Gareth Jones, London Business School fellow, lists the four attributes you need to secure loyal followers. Category: People & Blogs Uploaded by: HarvardBusiness Hosted: youtube

Hire for Personality

Hire personality

Robert Chavez, CEO of Hermès US, argues companies must foster open communication to build a collaborative working environment. Category: People & Blogs Uploaded by: HarvardBusiness Hosted: youtube

Don’t Be Afraid to Rethink Your Services

Rethink services

Kamalini Ramdas, London Business School professor, suggests four ways companies can become more efficient. Category: People & Blogs Uploaded by: HarvardBusiness Hosted: youtube