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Business steps leaders need to take now

April 10, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Matt Craven, Mihir Mysore, Shubham Singhal, Sven Smit, and Matt Wilson for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more…

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Katherine Johnson: A Profile

April 10, 2020

The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica have written a series of mini-biographies, many of those about whom I previously knew little, if anything. Here is an excerpt from Editors’ profile of Katherine Johnson. To learn more about her, please click here.…

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Here are thought-provoking observations

April 9, 2020

Here are some quotations from a wide variety of sources. They have nothing in common in terms of subject matter but all help us to understand human nature, even if only a little bit better. “A man may do an…

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The Forever Transaction: A book review by Bob Morris

April 9, 2020

The Forever Transaction: How to Build a Subscription Model So Compelling, Your Customers Will Never Want to Leave Robbie Kellman Baxter McGraw Hill (2020) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”…

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8 Ways to Manage Your Team While Social Distancing

April 9, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Timothy R. Clark 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…

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A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers

April 8, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Barbara Z. Larson, Susan R. Vroma, and Erin E. Makarius for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free…

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Conversational Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

April 8, 2020

Conversational Intelligence Judith E. Glaser Bibliomotion/Taylor & Wilson Group (2014) What we understand is far greater than what either of us understands. Proceed accordingly. Most experts on communication would probably not rank conversational intelligence as having importance equal to that…

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Nine Awesome Facts About Bird Migration

April 8, 2020

  Here is an article by Jhaneel Lockhart that I really enjoyed reading. * * * Forget the changing leaves and pumpkin-spiced everything. For bird enthusiasts, fall’s big event is spying birds as they pass through on migration. In North…

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Joel Peterson on how to make the right decisions

April 7, 2020

In Entrepreneurial Leadership, Joel Peterson focuses on leaders who “demonstrate a particular mind-set and an approach to problem-solving. They are change agents. They are intentional, staying true to their vision and agenda rather than only reacting to day-to-day turbulence…I’ve come…

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Influencers & Revolutionaries: A book review by Bob Morris

April 7, 2020

Influencers and Revolutionaries: How Innovative Trailblazers, Trends and Catalysts Are Transforming Business Sean Pillot de Chenecey KoganPage (February 2020) How relevance, personalization, and sustainability are the keys to high-impact innovation According to Sean Pillot de Chenecey, there is a “simple…

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