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What you may not already know about Buster Keaton

September 29, 2022

The International Movie Database (IMDb) remains the best single source for information about filmmaking and those who create them. I urge you to check it out. For example, here is a portion of the information IMDb provides about Joseph Frank…

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Mark Goulston: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

September 28, 2022

In his career as an organizational consultant, relationship counselor, and hostage-negotiation trainer, Mark Goulston has found what works, consistently, to reach all kinds of people in any type of situation. In his book Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain…

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To slow down attrition, pay closer attention to what workers really need

September 27, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an interview of  Bonnie Dowling by Roberta Fusaro for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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The Inside Joke That Became Trump’s Big Lie

September 26, 2022

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Carlos Lozada for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. Credit: Anthony Eslick * * * Donald…

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How Smart Products Create Connected Customers

September 26, 2022

  Here is an excerpt from a brief but substantial article by Mohan Subramaniam for MIT Sloan Management Review Blog. To  check out other resources and obtain subscription information, please click here. Credit: Jon Krause/theispot.com * * * The data…

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Strategic courage in an age of volatility

September 25, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Ishaan Seth, and Bob Sternfels for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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Meeting the Imperative for an Organizational Sense of Purpose

September 24, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article by Anupam Singhal and Ariel Gorelik for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * The pandemic has…

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On Belonging: A book review by Bob Morris

September 23, 2022

On Belonging: Finding Connection in an Age of Isolation Kim Samuel Abrams Press (September 2022) How to gain, share, and nourish a sense of belonging in a fractured world With positive and productive employee engagement averaging less than 30% in…

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Blind Spot: A book review by Bob Morris

September 22, 2022

Blind Spot: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It Jon Clifton Gallup Press (September 2022) High-impact evangelists: The “secret sauce” for organizational success  Jon Clifton wrote this book in order to explain “where the world is suffering…

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Can Design Thinking Succeed in Your Organization?

September 21, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article by David Dunne, Theresa Eriksson, and Jan Kietzmann  for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Credit:  Sam Falconer/theispot.com *…

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