Category Archives: Article Reviews

Bibliography and Recommended Reading

Hi all – I am sharing the Bibliography from Pray Without Ceasing.  The book will be available in just a few more weeks.  Here’s my plan for getting this information out into the world: I will have a few lending … Continue reading

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Leaders and Heroes in the Equipment Dealership

What are the Jungian Archetypes, and how do we connect them to management and executive leadership at our dealership?  Why would we want to?  Self-awareness is a critical skill in which all successful leaders must become proficient.  The work to … Continue reading

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2017 Business Growth

2017 is all about Revenue Growth.  As we are finishing up 2016, let’s think about how we are going to manage our growth this coming year, and how we are going to continue to pursue not just excellence, but a … Continue reading

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Article Review – “The Gospel of Wealth”

In keeping with the theme of Philosophy, the Currie team is recommending that all distributor clients read Andrew Carnegie’s piece entitled “The Gospel of Wealth”.  This essay is not new (it was written in 1889), yet it is quite current.  … Continue reading

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Currie’s 2016 Client Reading List: The Philosophy of Distribution

The books on the 2016 Currie Client Reading List are connected to Philosophy, great thinkers, innovative concepts, and the like. This list is about ancient entrepreneurs, dynamic theorists, and intellectuals who connected notions and concepts in radical ways. Continue reading

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Article Review – Can You Measure Leadership?

Currie Management Consultants, Inc.’s 4th Quarter recommended reading is an article in the MIT Sloan Management Review entitled Can You Measure Leadership? In the article, Robert Gandossy and Robin Guarnieri address the urgency, as well as the accompanying challenges, to … Continue reading

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Article Review – Managing Change, One Day at a Time

Change management, cultural shifts, and demanding marketplaces are challenges that must be met with creativity and with an open mind. The world around us is full of opportunities to learn and grow, and often in the most unexpected of places. Continue reading

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Currie Article Review – Ferguson’s Formula

Currie Management Consultants, Inc. is recommending Ferguson’s Formula for all dealers and distributors of industrial equipment.  This piece, similar to other recommendations we have made, demonstrates business management from the sports perspective.  Most Currie clients are avid sports fans, so I … Continue reading

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Currie Article Review: Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy

Currie Management Consultants, Inc. is recommending HBR’s Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy, as required reading.  This piece takes us through some best practices and guidelines for creating and maintaining a successful team of highly talented employees.  Through the case studies … Continue reading

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Currie Article Review: Towers Watson 2012 Global Workforce Study

Currie Management Consultants, Inc. recommends that all clients read the 2012 Global Workforce Study by Towers Watson to learn more about their Engagement Model.  What’s the big deal about “engagement”?  And why do we, as distributors of industrial equipment, want … Continue reading

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