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Analytics helps global business services fuel resilience and return

October 20, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Luiz Fernando Ramos, Samir Singh, and Paul Welti for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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Smarter Than You Think: A book review by Bob Morris

October 20, 2020

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better Clive Thompson The Penguin Press (2014) How and why humans and technology can achieve much more when their respective strengths are in creative collaboration Note: Here is…

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Research: Why Breathing Is So Effective at Reducing Stress

October 19, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Emma Seppälä, Christina Bradley, and Michael R. Goldstein for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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What you may not know about Viola Davis

October 19, 2020

Thank you, IMDb, for providing a wealth of information about  the entertainment world. For example, the life and work of Viola Davis: Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother’s farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina.…

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The Nazi Menace: A book review by Bob Morris

October 18, 2020

The Nazi Menace: Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Road to War Benjamin Carter Hett Henry Holt (August 2020) How and why the Second World War emerged out of “a shocking new world” According to Benjamin Carter Hett, Italy, Germany,…

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What Really Makes Us Resilient?

October 18, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marcus Buckingham 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,…

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Remembering Wilford Brimley, Cocoon Star and Quaker Oats Pitchman

October 17, 2020

Wilford Brimley in a scene from “Absence of Malice.” “I’m never the leading man,” he said in 1993. “I never get the girl. And I never get to take my shirt off.”   Credit…Columbia Pictures By William Grimes Wilford Brimley,…

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Leaders Need to Harness Aristotle’s 3 Types of Knowledge

October 17, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Roger L. Martin,  Richard Straub, and Julia Kirby for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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How to be great at people analytics

October 16, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Elizabeth Ledet, Keith McNulty, and Marissa Shandell for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign…

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The committed innovator: An interview with Salesforce’s Simon Mulcahy

October 16, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Salesforce’s Simon Mulcahy by Erik Roth for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The cloud software provider’s executive vice president and chief innovation officer discusses how its innovation process creates…

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