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Leaders, Are You Really Open to Hearing Feedback?

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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Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Difficult Performance Conversations


Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jamie Resker for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the … READ MORE

Observations by a scientist whose mind resembles Swiss Army knife

Richard P. Feynman was born in 1918 and grew up in Far Rockaway, New York. At the age of seventeen he entered MIT and in 1939 went to Princeton, then to Los Alamos, where he joined in the … READ MORE

The practical value of a liberal arts education

Millions of high-paying jobs are now vacant — and millions more will become vacant — because of a lack of qualified candidates.

What will be the best career opportunities in years to come?

Based on everything I have read and … READ MORE

Develop Resiliency by Focusing on Three Traits

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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Some people thrive in the face of setbacks, while others seem unable to recover. … READ MORE

Balance Your Emotional Intelligence Skills

 

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Having emotional intelligence, often referred to as EI, is an important part of being a … READ MORE

“11 Must-See TED Talks”

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What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered — and introduce you to beloved speakers like. Here they are:

Ken Robinson: “Do schools kill … READ MORE

How to Be an Inspiring Leader

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Eric Garton 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 receive … READ MORE

Business Book Club Essentials

Over several decades, I have helped dozens (hundreds?) of companies to set up a business book club.

Here are the essentials:

1. Someone to focus on logistics.
2. Someone to lead the discussion.
3. Somewhere to meet, preferably around a … READ MORE

Pure Goldwynisms

With all due respect to Yogi Berra, Samuel Goldwyn (1879-1974) is notorious for his misuses of the language. He was a Jewish Polish American film producer. He was most well known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood., notably … READ MORE

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