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James Strock on Theodore Roosevelt and other great leaders: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

July 17, 2019

James Strock is a best-selling author and speaker on leadership. His passion for the practice of leadership spans four decades. He’s an independent entrepreneur and reformer in business, government, and politics. He is the founder of the Serve to Lead…

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Bring Mindfulness to Corporate Trainings

July 17, 2019

  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. *     *     * Many employees come to training sessions with too…

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Range: A book review by Bob Morris

July 16, 2019

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World David Epstein Riverhead Books (May 2019) “Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning.” Marshall McLuhan All of the best works of non-fiction are evidence-driven in one or more…

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Don’t Brush Off Positive Feedback — Study It

July 16, 2019

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. *     *     * Most of us remember critical feedback. Because it’s jarring…

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How to Debate Ideas Productively at Work

July 15, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Shane Snow 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 here.…

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EDNA: Exposition

July 15, 2019

Many years ago when I began to teach English at the Kent School in Connecticut, I devised an acronym for my students based on two primary sources: Aristotle’s Rhetoric (4th century BCE) and Modern Rhetoric (1949) co-authored by Cleanth Brooks…

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Controlling machine-learning algorithms and their biases

July 14, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tobias Baer and Vishnu Kamalnathfor the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription…

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 The First Thing Great Decision Makers Do

July 14, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Cassie Kozyrkov 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 here.…

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The Wrong Ways to Strengthen Culture

July 13, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by HBR editors 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…

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10 Worst Tech Predictions of All Time

July 13, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article (in 2013) by Mark Spoonauer, Editor in Chief of LAPTOP. To read the complete article, please click here: * * * In the technology world, bold predictions abound, and they should. Placing…

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