Archive for June, 2014

Wharton’s Adam Grant on the key to professional success

Grant, AdamHere is a brief excerpt from a transcript of an interview of Adam Grant by Rik Kirkland for the McKinsey Quarterly in which Grant explains why generosity in the workplace continues to be … READ MORE

Brian Tracy on Marketing: A book review by Bob Morris

Marketing TracyBrian Tracy on Marketing
Brian Tracy
AMACOM (2014)

The essentials of how to create or increase demand for what you offer

This is one of the volumes in the The Brian Tracy Success Library, all published by AMACOM. Tracy has already written one or more … READ MORE

How to Deal with Difficult Employees and Co-workers

2db8b93Here’s a brief excerpt from an article by Christina Boyes for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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Justynn Royal on “3 Reasons Why You Need to Take Care of Your Team”

RoyalHere’s an excerpt from an article by Justynn Royal for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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Not too long ago, an organization that I was a part … READ MORE

Using marketing analytics to drive superior growth

Putting-the-pieces-together_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Reship Bhandari, Marc Singer, and Hiek van der Scheer for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They suggest what can be learned from companies using marketing analytics to drive superior growth, with so many analytical … READ MORE

John Wayne: A book review by Bob Morris

John WayneJohn Wayne: The Life and Legend
Scott Eyman
Simon & Schuster (2014)

The amazing transformation of Marion Mitchell Morrison who became John Wayne

If there is a more comprehensive and more reliable biography of the man who became John Wayne … READ MORE

Sylvia Ann Hewlett on “How to Deepen Your Gravitas”

HewlettThose who have read one or more of Sylvia Ann Hewlett‘s previously published books (notably When the Bough Breaks, Off-Ramps and On-Ramps, Winning the War for Talent in Emerging Markets, and Forget a Mentor, … READ MORE

Inside Pixar’s Creative Culture

CatmullHere is a brief article by Martha Mangelsdorf for MIT Sloan Management Review. To check out other articles, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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Forge meaning, build identity: Andrew Solomon at TED2014

SolomonThe extraordinary and eloquent Andrew Solomon closes TED2014 with a talk that brought the theater to its feet. Popular wisdom, begins Solomon, is that we find meaning, that it is … READ MORE

Business Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

Business StrategyBusiness Strategy: Plan, Execute, Win
Patrick J. Stroh
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

How to formulate and then execute strategies that will help you achieve your objectives at work and everywhere else

Just as in residential real estate, for every house there is … READ MORE

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