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How 'Small C' Change Can Beat Large-Scale Rebuilding

Many business leaders are convinced that large-scale change is necessary to bounce back from difficult times. But a professional soccer team's surprise success shows that smaller measures can work better, write Boris Groysberg and colleagues. [Author: by Boris Groysberg, Sascha L. Schmidt, and Sebastian Flegr]
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Cut Payroll Costs with Transparency, Fairness, and Compassion

As cost-cutting continues across the turbulent economy, companies are challenged to be creative when managing their human capital, say Boris Goysberg and Sarah Abbott. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Sarah Abbott]
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Good Leadership Is an Act of Kindness

The pandemic has challenged managers as never before, but one powerful leadership strategy is being overlooked, say Boris Groysberg and Susan Seligson: Be kind. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Susan Seligson]
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Keep Your Weary Workers Engaged and Motivated

Humans are motivated by four drives: acquire, bond, comprehend, defend. Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams discuss how managers can use all four to keep employees engaged. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams]
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The COVID Two-Step for Leaders: Protect and Pivot

Leaders today face two great questions: how to survive, and how to capitalize on new opportunities. Insights from Boris Groysberg and Katherine Connolly Baden. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Katherine Connolly Baden]
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What the Stockdale Paradox Tells Us About Crisis Leadership

The Stockdale Paradox and survival psychology contain wisdom for how leaders can manage the coronavirus crisis, according to Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams]
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It’s Time to Reset Decision-Making in Your Organization

Clear decision-making in a crisis depends on sound methodology and gathering information from a variety of sources. Advice from Boris Groysberg and Sarah Abbott. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Sarah Abbott]
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What Leaders Can Do to Fight the COVID Fog

600 CEOs tell Boris Groysberg and team what coronavirus worries keep them up at night. Now comes the hard part: preparing body and mind to meet the challenges. [Author: by Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams]
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How Remote Work Changes What We Think About Onboarding

COVID-19 has turned many companies into federations of remote workplaces, but without guidance on how their onboarding of new employees must change, says Boris Groysberg. [Author: by Boris Groysberg]
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Lessons from the NFL: Virtual Hiring, Leadership, Building Teams and COVID-19

The National Football League player draft this year is challenging for the league, players, fans and, in particular, talent evaluators, reports Boris Groysberg and colleagues. What can business learn? [Author: by Sarah Abbott , Boris Groysberg, Tali Groysberg, and Abhijit Naik]
Tags: College, NFL, National Football League, Boris Groysberg, Abhijit Naik, and Abhijit Naik, by Sarah Abbott, Tali Groysberg, Sarah Abbott Boris Groysberg Tali Groysberg


What We Learned from Reading Jeff Bezos’ Patents

By studying Jeff Bezos' personal patent records, Tricia Gregg and Boris Groysberg offer a unique glimpse into Amazon's strategy. [Author: by Tricia Gregg and Boris Groysberg]
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NFL Head Coaches Are Getting Younger. What Can Organizations Learn?

Football team owners are hiring younger head coaches, hoping to unleash innovation and fresh thinking. How's that working out? Research by Boris Groysberg and colleagues. [Author: by Boris Groysberg, Evan M.S. Hecht, and Abhijit Naik]
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What Football Firings Teach Managers About Staying Relevant

Many executives are confident they can retain their skills over time. Experience shows they are wrong. Just look at the National Football League's "Black Monday" for proof, says Boris Groysberg. [Author: by Boris Groysberg, Sarah Abbott, and Katherine Connolly Baden]
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Everyone Knows Innovation is Essential to Business Success—Except Board Directors

In a recent survey of 5,000 board members, innovation was not ranked high on their list of priorities. What are they not seeing? ask Boris Groysberg and Yo-Jud Cheng. [Author: by Michael Blanding]
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The Entrepreneur’s Essentials #11: New Year’s advice for middle-aged people

As I mentioned at the beginning of this series/ebook, over the years I’ve noticed that I tend to frequently share certain Lucky7 posts with entrepreneurs we’ve backed, team members at data.world, or other startup investors I know. In totality, these posts are at least as long as most business books. So I’m packaging the best of them up for you here in a new series called The Entrepreneur’s Essentials. This series/ebook will be at least 20 posts long, and I’ll add some commentary on how I’ve pers...
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Thinking About a New Job?

Are you thinking of moving to a new job? If you are, you’re certainly thinking about salary and benefits and other money issues. That’s good, but don’t stop there. To decide if a job is right for you, you must think beyond the money. Start with the lessons we learned from Frederick Herzberg. Motivation Factors and Hygiene Factors Frederick Herzberg was an American psychologist. He’s important today because of the work he did on something called “motivator-hygiene theory.” Back in 1968, he wrot...
Tags: Motivation, Leadership, Change, Harvard, Purpose, Personal Development, Harvard Business Review, Actions, Authentic, Boris Groysberg, Frederick Herzberg, Richard Ryan, Edward Deci, Frederick Herzberg Motivation Factors, Harvard Business Review Herzberg


When Building Your Team, Don’t Focus on Superstars

Building a team with great people has always been the key to a successful business. To achieve this, some companies recruit superstars from their competitors or similar industries where their skills are transferable. Unfortunately, like in sports, there are many examples where these business superstars who are successful at one company are not at their new one. For example, Ron Johnson, Apple’s Vice President of Retail, who revolutionized the industry with Apple stores, lasted less than two yea...
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CEOs and Coaches: How Important is Organizational 'Fit?'

How big a factor is matching the right coach with the right team? As the Super Bowl approaches, Boris Groysberg and Abhijit Naik discuss football-related research that also has implications for the world of corporate hiring. [Author: Boris Groysberg & Abhijit Naik]
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Super Bowl Coaches: How Well Do They Fit Their Teams?

How big a factor is matching the right coach with the right team? As the Super Bowl approaches, Boris Groysberg and Abhijit Naik discuss football-related research that also has implications for the world of corporate hiring. [Author: Boris Groysberg & Abhijit Naik]
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Is it Worth a Pay Cut to Work for a Great Manager (Like Bill Belichick)?

Few of us want to take less money to move to another organization, but Boris Groysberg and Abhijit Naik point to research that shows hooking up with the right manager--whether in sports or business--can quickly increase your value even if your pay is less. [Author: Boris Groysberg & Abhijit Naik]
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NFL Black Monday: How Much Do Coaches Really Matter?

Teams planning management changes on "Black Monday" can learn much from academic research on NFL coaches, say Boris Groysberg and Abhijit Naik. The findings hold value not only for football teams, but for any organization that depends on leadership for success. [Author: Boris Groysberg & Abhijit Naik]
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NFL Black Monday Insights: How Much Do Coaches Really Matter?

Teams planning changes on Black Monday can learn a lot from academic research on NFL coaches, say Boris Groysberg and Abhijit Naik. And it turns out that the findings hold value not only for football teams, but for any organization that depends on leadership for success. [Author: Boris Groysberg & Abhijit Naik]
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