Month: August 2012

Are You Solving the Right Problem?

August 31, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dwayne Spradlin 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 HBR email alerts, please click here. *     *     *…

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The Clintons Up Close (1995)

August 31, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from the feature article in The American Scholar written by Jane Warwick Yoder and Edwin M. Yoder Jr. They discuss “a friendship between two couples that yields insights into a presidency and a marriage.” The American Scholar is…

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Golden Opportunity: A book review by Bob Morris

August 30, 2012

Golden Opportunity: Remarkable Careers That Began at McDonald’s Cody Teets Cider Hill Press (2012) How arches of opportunity can become bridges to remarkable achievement What led Codie Teets to write this book? Weary of and insulted by “the bad rap…

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Michael Michalko on how to “crack the barriers to creativity”

August 30, 2012

I read Michael Michalko’s first book, Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius, when it was published in 1998 by Ten Speed Press. According to Michalko, how best to “crack  the barriers to human creativity”? Here are his suggestions, accompanied by my annotations. o…

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Passion & Purpose: A book review by Bob Morris

August 29, 2012

Passion & Purpose: Stories from the Best and Brightest of Young Business Leaders John Coleman, Daniel Gulati, and W. Oliver Segovia Harvard Business Review Press (2012) “Never doubt the power of a small group of people to change the world. Indeed,…

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The Little Book of Talent: A book review by Bob Morris

August 29, 2012

The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills Daniel Coyle Bantam Books/A Random House imprint (2012) Lessons learned from “hotbeds” of creativity about how best to develop talents to their full potential For more than 20 years,…

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Outside In: A book review by Bob Morris

August 28, 2012

Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business Harley Manning and Kerry Bodine New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2012) There’s “bad news” and there’s “good news” Development of the concept of customer-centrism predates Barbara Bund’s business…

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Slugfest: The Romney-Obama Debates

August 28, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by James Fallows and featured in The Atlantic. To read the complete article, check out others, sign up for free email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *     *     * This…

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The number one skill that is essential to achieving greater success

August 28, 2012

Here is an article written by Mary Goodman and Rich Russakoff for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters, please…

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Multipliers: A book review by Bob Morris

August 27, 2012

Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter Liz Wiseman with Greg McKeown HarperBusiness (2010) How to increase or diminish human capabilities…including your own Note: I read and reviewed this book when it was published (2010) and recently re-read it…

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