Archive for August, 2016

How To Be An Expert: 8 Proven Secrets to Superior Skill

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Here is an excerpt from Eric Barker he posted at his blog, “Barking Up the Wrong Tree.” To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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“The Internet of Things: Mapping the value beyond the hype”

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Michael Chui, Peter Bisson, Jonathan Woetzel, Richard Dobbs, Jacques Bughin, and Dan Aharon for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete … READ MORE

The Importance of Drawing and Doodling to Developing Breakthrough Ideas

Prior to the invention of language, human beings relied on hand gestures and then scratchings on cave walls or in the soil as the only ways that they could communicate. Today, people still communicate with drawings.

For example, Rollin King and Herb Keller scribbled out the basics of what became Southwest Airlines on napkins while having … READ MORE

The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by William Treseder 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

#NOW: A book review by Bob Morris

#NOW#NOW: The Surprising Truth About the Power of Now
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Aurum Press (August 2016)

How and why to apply the lessons learned from THEN to the opportunities to do something of value NOW

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Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Richard Dobbs, Anu Madgavkar, James Manyika, Jonathan Woetzel, Jacques Bughin, Eric Labaye, and Pranav Kashyap for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read … READ MORE

Dan Pontefract on “The Purpose Effect”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

PontefractDan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices. Previously as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan introduced a new leadership framework–called … READ MORE

Figuring Out How IT, Analytics, and Operations Should Work Together

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gahl Berkooz 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

Eric Weiner on “genius” in Silicon Valley

WeinerIn The Geography of Genius, Eric Weiner shares what he learned during his search for the world’s most creative places, from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley. Other stops along the way: Vienna of 1900, … READ MORE

The 4 Leadership Styles, and How to Identify Yours

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Bill Taylor 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

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