6 Ways to Motivate Yourself at Work

Six Ways
Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Rebecca Borison for Inc. magazine. In it, she suggests that, if you’re feeling less than inspired, you need to take matters into your own hands. To read the complete article, … READ MORE

Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

RonnKarl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a co-founder of VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly … READ MORE

Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

thanks-1Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. Here is a brief excerpt from Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States (1998).

“When a celebration was deemed in order, … READ MORE

Soul to Soul with Legendary NBA Coach Phil Jackson


Phil Jackson played on or coached 13 teams that won a National Basketball Association championship. He is frequently referred to as the “Zen Master” (perhaps you saw the Audi television commercial) because he … READ MORE

Here are 30 of the all-time best comebacks

Having a witty comeback to a stupid or embarrassing question or comment is a skill that will help you to always come up on top. Because, let’s face it, no one likes being put down in front of a crowd. And if you think that you have it rough inside your circle of friends, … READ MORE

Are We Living in the Golden Age of Workplace Stress?

Are We Happy
Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jessica Stillman for Inc. magazine. In it, she suggests that standing on an assembly line was no picnic, but according to various experts, modern office life is the most … READ MORE

Here’s a terrific gift from Harvard Business Review





Every so often the folks at Harvard Business Review offer especially valuable material to non-subscribers.

Here is an excellent example: Three articles that discuss Purpose Beyond Profits.

o Creating Shared Value (Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer)
o From Purpose to ImpactREAD MORE

Kill the Company: A book review by Bob Morris

Kill the CompanyKill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution
Lisa Bodell
Bibliomotion (2012)

How to envision the future you want to create, make the necessary connections, and meanwhile engage in assumption reversal

Obviously, it would be idiotic to … READ MORE

What Warren Buffett would do to end the deficit in 5 minutes.

imagesHe told told CNBC he could do it. How?

“You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election. The 26th amendment (granting … READ MORE

Signs That You’re a Micromanager

Signs That You're
Here is an excerpt from an article written by Muriel Maignan Wilkins 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


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