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Social Physics: A book review by Bob Morris

Social PhysicsSocial Physics: How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter
Alex Pentland
Penguin Books (2014)

How to increase our understanding of “the dynamics of human society, and hence our ability to plan for the future”

Alex (“Sandy”) Pentland is among the most influential thought leaders in a new … READ MORE

How to separate learning myths from reality

neuromyths2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Artin Atabaki, Stacey Dietsch, and Julia M. Sperling for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss misconceptions about the brain that are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. … READ MORE

Greg McKeown on “The Pursuit of Less”

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Here is an excerpt from an interview of Greg McKeown by Frank Kalman for written Talent Management magazine. To read the interview, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, … READ MORE

Kara Penn: An interview by Bob Morris

PennKara Penn is cofounder and principal consultant at Mission Spark, a management consulting firm dedicated to organizational change and improvement in complex and often resource-constrained settings. In guiding her clients’ thinking, planning, and action, Kara focuses on best practice and implementation, an approach that puts her … READ MORE

Josh Linkner on “Becoming Irresistible”

LinknerHere is a brief excerpt from a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on “How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom”

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Here is a brief excerpt from the fourth installment of a series of articles in the “Women at Work” series by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription … READ MORE

Greg McKeown: An interview by Bob Morris

McKeown-1Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. His writing has appeared or been covered by Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico,Inc. Magazine and Harvard Business Review. He has also been interviewed … READ MORE

Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain

Hit the ResetHere is a brief excerpt from an article OpEd article by Danial J. Levitin for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Why Do Gazelles Thrive in the Best of All Possible Business Worlds?

Gazelle-143x200The term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone who starts a new business venture (or a new way of doing business) and aims for it to explode into a white-hot phenomenon such as Home Depot, Facebook, Jenny Craig, Netflix, Under Armour, … READ MORE

The Art of Social Media: A book review by Bob Morris

Art of Social MediaThe Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users
Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick
Portfolio/Penguin Group (2014)

How and why mastery of the art and science of social media can rock the world

Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick have written a book in which … READ MORE

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