David McCullough on the Wright Brothers

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Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of David McCullough by Diane Tedeschi that appears in Air & Space magazine. The Pulitzer Prize winner tells the human story behind the invention of the airplane. To read the … READ MORE

Thinkers50 Management: A book review by Morris

50 Management5Thinkers50 Management: Cutting-Edge Thinking to Engage and Motivate Your Employees for Success
Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

Which concepts are the central focus of today’s cutting age thinking about management?

This is one of the volumes in a series published by McGraw-Hill Education and … READ MORE

Autumn Manning (chief executive of YouEarnedIt.com) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview … READ MORE

How to respond to a crisis

When Anne Mulcahy was selected by the Xerox board of directors in 2001 to serve as the company’s new president and CEO, she contacted a number of people requesting advice as she began to assume her new duties.

When … READ MORE

Annette Simmons on the Power and Impact of Personal Stories: An interview by Bob Morris

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Annette Simmons is a vibrant keynote speaker, consultant and author of four books: Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate with Power and Impact, … READ MORE

Paid to Think: A book review by Bob Morris

Paid to Think: A Leader’s Toolkit for Redefining Your Future
David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith
BenBella Books (2012)

An abundance of business information, insights, and wisdom for those who need to increase the value of what they think

Note: The title is somewhat misleading because … READ MORE

Three Mindset Shifts That Will Help You Avoid Burnout

 

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Business Nuggets from Thought Leaders in Economics

In 50 Economics Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon provides what he characterizes as “An intelligent person’s guide to capitalism, finance, and the global economy.” He agrees with Ronald Coase that “the biggest problem in economics is that theories and models … READ MORE

“11 Must-See TED Talks”

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What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered — and introduce you to beloved speakers. Here they are:

Ken Robinson: “Do schools kill creativity?” … READ MORE

Mike O’Neill (the chief executive of BMI) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during … READ MORE

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