How To Win Board Support for Growth Investments (Article)

In this Inc.com article, Peter Cohan interviewed Harry about how executives can win the support of their companies’ boards of directors for critical growth initiatives: “Companies need to grow to stay relevant. To do that, business leaders must persuade their board of directors to give them the capital, technology, and human resources they need to implement their growth investments.” So

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Are You Spending Your Time On What Really Matters? (Article)

In a recent article for Forbes, Pavel Krapivin talks about Harry’s book, Your 168: Finding Purpose and Satisfaction in a Values-Based Life: “Arguably the productivity industry was born with Adam Smith when he first proposed specialization as a means of getting the best out of people. This was then taken that bit further by Frederick Taylor and his theory of

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Finding Peace: Just Answer ‘Yes’​ to Two Simple Questions (Article)

By Marshall Goldsmith Over the past several years, I have had the opportunity to facilitate eight two-day sessions with transitioning CEOs on the topic of ‘Creating a Great Rest of Your Life’. It is not necessarily easy to go from being a CEO to being something else! The leaders in these sessions are all amazingly successful from a socio-economic perspective.

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My annual three most important days…and boy did I need them this year!

A friend summed up 2020 the other day for me: “Harry, the only good news regarding 2020 is that it is almost over.” Very few people have seen anything like it: A pandemic that has killed more than 1.5 million people around the world, including 280,000 Americans; 25 million Americans unemployed or underemployed, significant social unrest, and a U.S. presidential

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The surprising power of reading to broaden your thinking

Here’s a blog post to take your mind away (at least temporarily) from the US presidential election and COVID 😉 Many years ago, as an 18-year-old freshman at Lawrence University, a liberal arts college in northeastern Wisconsin, I learned an invaluable lesson in my required Freshman Studies class. We were assigned to read everything from Plato’s Republic to Shakespeare’s plays,

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