Archive for January, 2014

Bill Seidman: An interview by Bob Morris

SeidmanWilliam Seidman, a recognized thought leader and expert on management decision-making in high-performing organizations, is co-founder, chief executive officer and president of Cerebyte. Seidman contributes an in-depth understanding of the processes required to discover and use expert wisdom … READ MORE

Automation and the threat to jobs: Policy implications for societies need to be addressed

financial_times_logoHere is an excerpt from an editorial featured by Financial Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about subscription and registration options, please click here.

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Ditch the Pitch: A book review by Bob Morris

Ditch the PitchDitch the Pitch: The Art of Improvised Persuasion
Steve Yastrow
SelectBooks (2014)

Salesmanship “on the other side of complexity”

Steve Yastrow has become convinced – and I agree – that the most effective communications are those that do NOT seem like a “pitch.” Rather, they seem … READ MORE

Taking the measure of your innovation performance

Taking the MeasureHere is a brief excerpt from a Bain Brief co-authored by Eric Almquist, Mitchell Leiman, Darrell Rigby and Alex Roth, featured at Bain & Company’s website. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of resources, and sign up for email alerts, please … READ MORE

What Works for Women at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

What Works for WomenWhat Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know
Joan Williams and Rachel Dempsey
New York University Press (2014)

How and why what works best for women at work will work for men as well.

In the Foreword, Anne-Marie Slaughter observes, … READ MORE

Girish Navani (C.E.O. of eClinicalWorks) in “The Corner Office”

NavaniAdam 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 of Girish Navani, C.E.O. … READ MORE

This Post Will Make You a More Effective Communicator in 90 Seconds

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Here is a brief excerpt from a must-read article by Shane Snow, featured by The Freelance Strategist. To read the complete article and check out the wealth of resources, … READ MORE

Engaging Employees: What Drives Employee Engagement and Why It Matters

CarnegieI occasionally visit the Dale Carnegie website when in search of especially interesting material. Here is what I recently found. To check out the DC resources, please click here.

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Richard Feynman – No Ordinary Genius (full version)

FeynmanBelow is a link to a video during which the genius of Richard Feynman (1918-1988) is celebrated by those who knew him best. His genius is also revealed by Feynman himself as he explains, in layman’s terms, some … READ MORE

The chemistry of enthusiasm

EnthusiasmHere is a brief excerpt from a Bain Brief co-authored by Domenico Azzarello, Frédéric Debruyne, and Ludovica Mottura, featured at Bain & Company’s website. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of resources, and sign up … READ MORE

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