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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

Untethered Talent Wants Training

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kate Everson for Talent Management magazine. She explains why growth and development opportunities attract talent from diverse educational backgrounds, making learning leaders key players in the recruiting game. To read the complete article, check out all the … READ MORE

Jon Stewart, Superboss

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sydney Finkelstein 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 HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Recruiting From a Global Talent Pool

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sarah Fister Gale for Talent Management magazine. She discusses the current shortage of quality talent at home that is forcing recruiters to take their efforts abroad and suggests what they need to know.To read the complete … READ MORE

Angela Duckworth and the Research on “Grit”

Here is an excerpt from an article by Emily Hanford for American RadioWorks, the national documentary unit of American Public Media. ARW creates documentaries, series projects, podcasts and online content for public radio and the Internet. We have a special interest in critical issues facing K-12 and higher education. To learn more about ARW and … READ MORE

Leading People When They Know More than You Do

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Wanda T. Wallace and David Creelman 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 HBR email alerts, … READ MORE

Introducing Jennifer Aaker

AakerA social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research spans time, money and happiness. She focuses on questions such as: What actually makes people happy, as opposed to what they think make … READ MORE

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality

Erin Reid, left, an assistant professor at Boston University, and Robin Ely, a professor at Harvard Business School. “These 24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place," Ms. Ely said. Photo Credit: Erik Jacobs for The New York Times

Erin Reid, … 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 is an article by Laura Montini, featured in … READ MORE

Gates, Gladwell, Cain, and More: 17 Presentation Secrets From Superb TED Talks

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Want to make a genuine impact on your audience? Here are some simple ways…and some great examples to emulate…that Jeff Haden provides in an article featured by Inc. magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click READ MORE

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