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Open to Think: A book review by Bob Morris

September 18, 2018

Open to Think: Slow Down, Think Creatively and Make Better Decisions Dan Pontefract Figure.1 Publishing (September 2018) “Keep your minds open — but not so open that your brains fall out.” Walter Kotschnig Dan Pontefract’s third book focuses on thinking.…

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Lead Confidently When You Aren’t Feeling Confident

September 18, 2018

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. * * * When faced with a tough challenge, it’s normal to feel…

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To Connect with Your Audience, Share Personal Stories

September 17, 2018

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. *     *     * Leaders often shy away from sharing personal stories…

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4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

September 17, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Bailey 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…

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Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

September 16, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Chui, James Manyika, Mehdi Miremadi, Nicolaus Henke, Rita Chung, Pieter Nel, and Sankalp Mal for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out…

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Reflections On Two Decades of Business Interviews & Book Reviews

September 16, 2018

  A 12th century French monk, Bernard of Chartres, once observed that he “stood on the shoulders of giants.” Since 1999, I have reviewed about 3,400 business books (for Amazon US, UK, and Canada) and interviewed about 600 thought leaders.…

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Why data culture matters

September 15, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alejandro Díaz, Kayvaun Rowshankish, and Tamim Saleh for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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The Magic of Thinking Big: A review by Bob Morris

September 15, 2018

The Magic of Thinking Big David J. Schwartz Simon & Schuster (1959) “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” Henry Ford Opinions are divided — sometimes sharply divided — with regard to self-help books. I…

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Women Supporting Each Other at Work

September 14, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Anne Welsh McNulty 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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Creative Selection: A book review by Bob Morris

September 14, 2018

Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs Ken Kocienda St. Martin’s Press (September 2018) How and why, in order to “understand what makes Apple what it is, its essence, you need to understand software”…

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