Archive for April, 2014

An MBA In Less Than 400 Pages?

CurriculumHere is a brief excerpt from an interview of Stanley Bing by Lauren Everitt, managing editor, Poets&Quants. To read the complete interview, please click here.

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Can you really pack a two-year, $250,000-curriculum in … READ MORE

Step Up: A book review by Bob Morris

Step UpStep Up: Lead in Six Moments that Matter
Henry Evans and Colm Foster
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (2014)

How to “step up and demonstrate leadership in important moments, with or without the official title and authority to do so.

What Henry Evans and Colm Foster characterize as a … READ MORE

How to Simplify Your Life in 5 Minutes a Day

McKeown, GregHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the com plere article, check out others, please click here.

Photo: Peter Jochems/shutterstock.com

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Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Why Good ManagersHere is an excerpt from an article written by Randall Beck and James Harter for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class

WeldersHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Josh Mandel for the Wall Street Journal. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Amanda Burden on “How public spaces make cities work”

TED TalksRichard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know, TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six years later. Chris Anderson purchased TED in 2001. Until 2005, … READ MORE

The hidden value of organizational health—and how to capture it

Hidden valueHere is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Aaron De Smet, Bill Schaninger, and Matthew Smith for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They cite new research suggesting that the performance payoff from organizational health is unexpectedly large and that companies … READ MORE

How to develop a “mastering mindset”

SlimIn Body of Work: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together, Pamela Slim explains how to develop what she characterizes as a “mastery mind-set,” she observes: “When you focus on mastering your chosen craft, many opportunities open up for you. In today’s world … READ MORE

David Brooks asks, “Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?”

TED TalksRichard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know, TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six years later. Chris Anderson purchased TED in 2001. Until 2005, … READ MORE

Q&A with Henry Evans and Colm Foster

Henry Evans

Henry Evans

Here is a portion of an interview of Henry Evans and Colm Foster, co-authors of Step Up: Lead in Six Moments that Matter, published by Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (April … READ MORE

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