Month: October 2011

The Velocity Manifesto: A book review by Bob Morris

October 26, 2011

The Velocity Manifesto: Harnessing Technology, Vision, and Culture to Future-Proof Your Organization Scott Klososky Greenlead Book Group (2011) Digital plumbing + high-beam strategy + high-velocity culture = business success (however defined) Almost immediately, Scott Klososky establishes and then sustains a…

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10 Funniest Commercials of All Time

October 26, 2011

Sure, humor is subjective—but some advertising over the years has been undeniably hilarious. Featured in an article by Tim Nudd in the June 20, 2011, issue of AdWeek magazine, here are its editors’ picks for the 10 funniest mainstream commercials…

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Stop Procrastinating…Now

October 25, 2011

We all know what a problem procrastination can be on our productivity. According to Dr. Edward M. (“Ned”) Hallowell, “we procrastinate because we all have too much to do, and we want to dodge things we don’t like.” A Harvard Business…

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Ask for a Favor

October 25, 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. Entrepreneurs or executives often hesitate to ask for help because they worry…

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Carmine Gallo: First interview, by Bob Morris

October 25, 2011

Carmine Gallo is the communications coach for the world’s most admired brands. He transforms executives into extraordinary presenters—working directly with the companies that touch your life every day. A former anchor and correspondent for CNN and CBS, he works directly with the world’s top business leaders…

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Scott Weiss on Following the Leader

October 24, 2011

Only recently did I become aware of Scott Weiss and what has been his especialy interesting career thus far. You can click here to read an article about him. And here is an excerpt from a recent blog at his website.…

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Four Ways to Leverage Weak Connections

October 24, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an excellent article eritten by Stuart E. Jackson and featured online by Bloomberg Businessweek. To read the complete article, check out other resources, sign up for free email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *    …

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How to Prepare for a Black Swan

October 24, 2011

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article written by Matthew Le Merle, featured in strategy+business magazine, polished by Booz & Company. Disrupter analysis can help assess the risks of future catastrophic events. To read the complete article, please click…

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Four Ways Women Stunt Their Careers Unintentionally

October 24, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, and Mary Davis Holt for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to…

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Four Very Important Questions to Ask

October 24, 2011

Here’s a recent post by Josh Linkner. His life continues to be an inspiring fulfillment of the values he affirms. I urge you to read his book, Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity, and to visit his…

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