Month: May 2011

“You Bug Me: Now Science Explains Why”

May 26, 2011

Here is an article written by the NPR staff for their website. To read the complete article and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. *     *     * Traffic. Mosquitoes. People who snap their gum. People who crack their…

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Jennifer L. Aaker and Andy Smith: An interview by Bob Morris

May 24, 2011

Co–authors of The Dragonfly Effect, Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith live in Lafayette, California, with their three children. A social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her…

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Found Your Own Networking Group – These Women Did

May 24, 2011

  Here is an article written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences,…

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The Upside: A book review by Bob Morris

May 24, 2011

The Upside: The 7 Strategies for Turning Big Threats into Growth Breakthroughs Adrian J. Slywotsky with Karl Weber Crown Business (2007) Note: I recently re-read this book before beginning to formulate questions for an interview of Skywotsky. With all due…

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7 Vastly Overrated Business Books

May 24, 2011

Here is an article written by Geoffrey James for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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What should we remember on Memorial Day?

May 23, 2011

Deaths throughout U.S. history from Independence Day to Iraqi Freedom Here is a listing of the estimates or totals thus far of U.S. casualties in the various conflicts that have been a part of our country’s history provided by the…

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The Essential Bennis: A book review by Bob Morris

May 23, 2011

The Essential Bennis Warren Bennis with Patricia Ward Biederman Jossey-Bass (2009) The pre-eminent leader of leadership studies I have read and reviewed all of Warren Bennis’ books and read most of his articles. Therefore, I was especially eager to examine…

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How to make effective trade-offs

May 23, 2011

  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. Every important decision inevitably involves a trade-off. Knowing what you can’t pursue…

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Win: A book review by Bob Morris

May 22, 2011

Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordinary Frank Luntz Hyperion/Harper Collins (2011) A brilliant recycling of valuable business material Frank Luntz identifies what he characterizes as “The 15 Universal Attributes of Winners” (on Page 2)…

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Better Under Pressure: A book review by Bob Morris

May 22, 2011

Better Under Pressure: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others Justin Menkes Harvard Business Review Press (2011) Those who have read Justin Menkes’s previous book, Executive Intelligence, probably agree with me that it sets an exceptionally…

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