15 Signs You Have a Bad Boss

Small Business Man Fear Stepped On

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Heather R. Huhman for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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Story-Based Selling: A book review by Bob Morris

Story-Based SellingStory-Based Selling: Create, Connect, and Close
Jeff Bloomfielcd
SelectBooks (2014)

How to tell stories that influence others, “not for control or manipulation but for mutual benefit”

I agree with my dear friend, Dan Pink: “We are our stories. We compress years of experience, view, … READ MORE

Don’t Sell a Product, Sell a Whole New Way of Thinking

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mark Bonchek for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click … READ MORE

Angell in the Outfield

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Maureen Dowd about Roger Angell for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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The Special Significance of the McRaven Selection

McRAvenIn a previous blog post, I provided a brief commentary on Admiral William McRaven‘s commencement address at the University of Texas earlier this year, with a link to a video of that address. Head of the Joint U.S. Special Operations Command, he is … READ MORE

The Risk-Driven Business Model: A book review by Bob Morris

Risk-Driven BusinessThe Risk-Driven Business Model: Four Questions That Will Define Your Company
Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

“Yesterday’s dangerous idea is today’s orthodoxy and tomorrow’s cliché.”
Richard Dawkins

According to Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine, “By changing WHAT decisions … READ MORE

Ethics and Trust: An Interview with Robert Hoyk

HoykIn 2009, Charles H. Green interviewed Robert Hoyk, co-author with Paul Hersey of a book that I highly admire: The Ethical Executive: Becoming Aware of the Root Causes of Unethical Behavior. After reading it, Green observes, “What grabbed me was their idea … READ MORE

4 Misconceptions You Thought Were True About Time Management

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Amy Gallo for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

What’s Missing in the Great Disruption Debate

HagelHere is a brief article by John Hagel featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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I admit that I’m mystified by Jill Lepore’s article in The New Yorker attacking … READ MORE

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: A book review by Bob Morris

GamificationThe Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education
Karl M. Kapp
Co-Published by Pfeiffer/A Wiley Imprint and ASTD (2012)

How and why the real value of the game-based mechanics “is to create meaningful learning experiences”

There are two key words in … READ MORE

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