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Think Outside the Building

SYSTEMIC SOCIAL ISSUES cannot be solved by a few people working in isolation. They can be better addressed by breaking out of traditional approaches and collaborating with others. Rosabeth Moss Kanter likens these traditional approaches to castles. In Think Outside the Building, she writes, “Castles are any set of institutional structures that loom large and feel permanent. Castles are monuments to the past and to past thinking, museums of preservation.” Moving outside of these castles is the b...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Kanter, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Nitin Nohria, John Taysom, Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, Kanter Rakesh Khurana


An analysis of CEOs' schedules scrutinized 60,000 hours and found email is an even bigger time sink than people realize

The Harvard Business Review tracked the time usage of 27 CEOs of public companies worth an average of $13.1 billion over three months.  For the study, each CEO's executive assistant recorded time in 15-minute intervals, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Time management is the top recorded challenge for CEOs. Email usage interrupted workflow for CEOs and extended the workday. CEOs regularly say time management is their greatest challenge. At the Harvard Business Review, Michael E. Porter an...
Tags: New York City, Time, Trends, City Council, Harvard Business Review, New York University, Porter, Nitin Nohria, Nohria, Harvard Business Review Michael E Porter


A painstaking study of how CEOs spend their time found email tends to be ineffective and a 'dangerous time sink'

The Harvard Business Review tracked the time usage of 27 CEOs of public companies worth an average of $13.1 billion over three months.  For the study, each CEO's executive assistant recorded time in 15-minute intervals, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Time management is the top recorded challenge for CEOs. Email usage interrupted workflow for CEOs and extended the workday. CEOs regularly say time management is their greatest challenge. At the Harvard Business Review, Michael E. Porter an...
Tags: New York City, Time, Trends, City Council, Harvard Business Review, New York University, Porter, Nitin Nohria, Nohria, Harvard Business Review Michael E Porter


Leader Schedules; 72% Meeting Time; 43% Priority Time; 3% Customer Time; ExO Course Next Week

New Page 1 "... insights for scaleups" HEADLINES: 1 2-Year Study of CEO (Applies to all Leaders) Schedules -- Harvard strategist Michael Porter and colleague Nitin Nohria recorded and analyzed the schedules of 27 CEOs over a period of 12 years (2006 - 2018). Notes this Fortune article: The subjects spent 43% of their time, on average, on activities that advanced the agenda they set with the study at the beginning of each quarter. That percentage varied significantly be...
Tags: Amazon, Leadership, Steve Jobs, Harvard, George Washington, Don, Porter, Raytheon, Michael Porter, Better Book Club, John Ratliff, Denise Richmond, Verne, Salim Ismail, Nitin Nohria, Customer Time


Harvard Business School's Diversity Problem — Here's How To Fix It

Last week Dean Nitin Nohria of Harvard Business School penned an editorial for the Washington Post on how diversity fails without inclusion. I appreciate how hard it must have been to go public on a subject that seems controversial to some: the lack of respect and equal opportunity for people of all backgrounds that still pervades our most august institutions. As a Black woman from working-class Baltimore and a Harvard-trained lawyer and Barnard alumna, I have my own experiences in elite and ma...
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