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T’is the season….

December 17, 2017

  Each year, I take a break from blogging and focus on sharing the holiday season with my family. This year, we will again gather in Princeton where our daughter and her family live. Blogging on Business will resume in…

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The Best Way to Defuse an Argument Is to Listen

December 16, 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. * * * Few things feel worse than getting yelled at by a…

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The nature and significance of self-efficacy in breakthrough innovation

December 16, 2017

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 an abundance of recent research. However different…

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Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives

December 15, 2017

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of an interview of Cade Metz that appeared in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Photo Credit: Jim Wilson/The New…

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Why You Should Tell Your Team to Take a Break and Go Outside

December 15, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Johann Berlin 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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What Motivates Getting Things Done

December 14, 2017

What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success Mary Lamia Rowman & Littlefield (June 2017) “The early bird may get the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese.” Steven Wright There is often a fine line between extended…

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Manage Your Stress by Identifying What Triggers It

December 14, 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. * * * We all have things that set us off — particular…

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Technology, jobs, and the future of work

December 13, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register…

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An Early Warning System for Your Team’s Stress Level

December 13, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Thomas Hellwig, Caroline Rook, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy, and Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth…

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The digital future of work: What skills will be needed?

December 12, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from a transcript of a lively discussion of the future of work for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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