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New Leaders: Learn About the Company Before Implementing Your Vision

November 20, 2017

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. * * * A new CEO or senior executive has a 50% chance…

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Building a StoryBrand: A book review by Bob Morris

November 20, 2017

Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen Donald Miller HarperCollins Leadership/An Imprint of HarperCollins (October 2017) How and why “story makes music out of noise” and “can grow your business” if performed well If you did not…

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The First Thanksgiving: Bet You Didn’t Know

November 19, 2017

History.com is one of the best online sources for history material. For example: In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.…

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Dr. Z: A book review by Bob Morris

November 19, 2017

Dr. Z: The Lost Memoirs of an Irreverent Football Writer Paul Zimmerman with Peter King (Editor) Triumph Books (2017) A compelling self-portrait of a sportswriter who had “a real problem with authority”…or something The title of this brief commentary is…

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Think Bigger: A book review by Bob Morris

November 18, 2017

Think Bigger: And 39 Other Winning Strategies from Successful Entrepreneurs Michael W. Sonnenfeldt Bloomberg Press (September 2017) “90% of startups fail: Here’s what you need to know about the other 10%.” Neil Patel I appropriated the title of Patel’s Forbes…

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Greta Garbo: A mini-profile

November 18, 2017

Biograpy.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: Greta Garbo is best known for her acting career, in both silent and talking films before World War II. “I was born. I had…

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10 Inventions That Shaped the Workplace

November 17, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article by Kim Lightbody for Fast Company magazine in which she briefly explains how each of ten breakthrough innovations have had a great impact on the workplace. To read the complete article, check out…

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How do geniuses solve problems?

November 17, 2017

Drawing: Frank Cotham for The New Yorker In Quirky, Melissa A. Schilling focuses on eight “breakthrough innovators”: Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Elon Musk, Dean Kamen, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, and Steve Jobs. While doing so, she draws upon…

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The Invisible Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

November 16, 2017

The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose Zach Mercurio Advantage Media Group (October 2017) “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche During an interview years…

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Women Respond Better Than Men to Competitive Pressure

November 16, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an interview Alison Beard conducted 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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