Archive for November, 2010

McKinsey conversations with global leaders: John Chambers of Cisco

John Chambers

Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation with John Chambers in a video interactive, or download a pdf  of the transcript, please click here.

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Stefan Stern on “Trust at the top” at Rolls-Royce

Stefan Stern

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Stefan Stern for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to … READ MORE

Best of Boing Boing

Gerald McBoing Boing

Gerald McBoing Boing is one of my favorite cartoon characters. Presumabky he served as the inspiration to Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair to launch Boing Boing as a zine in 1988. (Issues were subtitled … READ MORE

Strike That Emotional Chord With Consumers With “Gentle Collisions”

Sandra Stahl

Here is an an excerpt from an article written by Sandra Stahl that appeared in Advertising Age magazine (November 2, 2010). To read the complete article, please click here.

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About five years ago, … READ MORE

Alan Briskin: An interview by Bob Morris

Alan Briskin

Co-founder of the Collective Wisdom Initiative, Alan Briskin is an organizational consultant, artist, and researcher. His co-authored book, The Power of Collective Wisdom, won the 2010 Nautilus Award in the category of business and leadership.  One of his other … READ MORE

Bo Burlingham: An interview by Bob Morris

Bo Burlingham

Burlingham joined Inc. magazine in January 1983 as a senior editor and became executive editor six months later, a position he held for the next seven years. In 1990, he resigned and became editor-at-large. He subsequently wrote … READ MORE

Alan Deutschman: An interview by Bob Morris

Alan Deutschman

Deutschman is the author of the new book Walk the Walk: The #1 Rule for Real Leaders, and one of America’s leading writers on change, leadership, and innovation. His earlier groundbreaking book, Change or Die: The Three Keys … READ MORE

Folk wisdom on stress management

"A new and better day awaits…."

Note: So far, I have been unable to locate the source of what follows.

A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked “How heavy is this glass of … READ MORE

Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. He is the author of at least 20 books, including international bestsellers that include:

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America (1989)
Neither Here Nor There: Travels in … READ MORE

Men Who Get It: Joe Keefe, President and CEO, Pax World

Joe Keefe

Here is an excerpt from an article about Joe Keefe (President and CEO, PAX World) written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law … READ MORE