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A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making

July 10, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from another classic article written by David J. Snowden and Mary E. Boone for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain…

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Psychological safety, emotional intelligence, and leadership in a time of flux

July 10, 2020

Here is an excerpt from a conversation led by Aaron De Smet, and including Amy Edmondson, Richard Boyatzis, and Bill Schaninger for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more…

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Carl Reiner, Perfect

July 9, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Steve Martin for The New York Times in which he shares his thoughts and feelings about Carl Reiner who recently died.  Martin first got to know Reiner while making The Jerk.…

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How to build a data architecture to drive innovation—today and tomorrow

July 9, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article Written by Antonio Castro, Jorge Machado, Matthias Roggendorf, and Henning Soller for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the…

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3 Myths That Stop People from Asking for Help at Work

July 9, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Vanessa K. Bohns 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…

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Humankind: A book review by Bob Morris

July 8, 2020

Humankind: A Hopeful History Rutger Bregman Translated from the Dutch by Elizabeth Manton and Erica Moore Little, Brown & Company (June 2020) How and why it’s time for a new view of humankind According to Rutger Bregman — in a…

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Last Words of Notable People

July 8, 2020

  Here is a selection from a reference book, Last Words of Notable People: Final Words of More than 3500 Noteworthy People Throughout History, by William B. Brahms. It’s literally filled with this stuff. o Frank Sinatra died after saying,…

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Martin Seligman on “learned optimism”

July 7, 2020

Here’s a portion of a recent blog post by Tom Butler-Bowdon that I am eager to share with you. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * What makes a person pick themselves up after rejection by…

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Bring the Joy of Learning to Your Job

July 7, 2020

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. *     *     * We all know that thrilling feeling of learning something…

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10 Interesting Facts About The Human Brain

July 6, 2020

Here is an especially interesting item I found at the SCIENCEFIRST website. The more we learn, the more we realize how much we do not know. For example…. The human brain is one of the most important organs in a…

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