Archive for May, 2015

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, Second Edition … 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

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

Do you already know about Magoosh?

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I read about Magoosh in a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. Briefly, Magoosh helps students prepare for the GRE, GMAT, SAT, and TOEFL. Its web and mobile applications allow students to learn at their … READ MORE

Emmanuel Gobillot: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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“There must be a better way.”

That’s the motto Emmanuel Gobillot has adopted toward everything he does. As one of the world’s most popular speakers, consultants, and thought-leaders, he believes there is a better way to lead, relate … READ MORE

Maria Konnikova on “Hacking the Brain: How we might make ourselves smarter in the future”

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Maria Konnikova for The Atlantic. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Illustration Credit: Álvaro Domínguez

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Thinkers50 Future Thinkers: A book review by Bob Morris

50 FutureThinkers50 Future Thinkers: New Thinking on Leadership, Strategy and Innovation for the 21st Century
Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

What will probably be the greatest challenges for business leaders in years to come?

This is one of the volumes in a series published by … READ MORE

Know When It’s Time to Kill a Project

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Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

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Zombie projects are the ones that fail to fulfill their promise and yet keep shuffling along, … READ MORE

Thinkers 50 Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

50 LeadershipThinkers 50 Leadership: Organizational Success through Leadership
Stuant Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education

What is the cutting-edge thinking about how leadership can achieve and then sustain organizational success?

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

10 Famous Immigrant Entrepreneurs Living the American Dream: A Different World View

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By definition, entrepreneurs excel at starting something from nothing. For immigrant entrepreneurs, that’s a familiar experience. Often they build entirely new lives after their circumstances force them to pull up stakes and move across the world. Here … READ MORE

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