Month: February 2013

Tim Ferriss: How to develop “reality distortion field” charisma

February 22, 2013

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman about Tim Ferris 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 click here. *    …

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Achim Nowak: An interview by Bob Morris

February 21, 2013

Achim Nowak is an internationally recognized authority on executive presence and interpersonal connections. His just-published book Infectious: How to Connect Deeply and Unleash the Energetic Leader Within (Allworth Press) has already received acclaim in Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Leadership Excellence, and…

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Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

February 21, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Nadia Goodman for Entrepreneur magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. image credit: Shutterstock *     *     * When your employees…

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Top 10 Famous Stutterers

February 21, 2013

Here’s an excerpt from an article written by El the erf for Listverse,  “a place for explorers. Together we seek out the most fascinating and rare gems of human knowledge. We write, we read, we learn—and in the process, we have fun.…

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Who Says It’s a Man’s World: A book review by Bob Morris

February 21, 2013

Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination Emily Bennington AMACOM (2013) A brilliant response to this question: “What does it take for women to win at the highest level?” As I began to read this book, I was again…

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Death To Core Competency: Lessons From Nike, Apple, Netflix

February 20, 2013

In a world of rapid disruption, the idea of having a core competency–an intrinsic set of skills required to thrive in certain markets–is an outmoded principle. Apple, Nike, and Netflix have better ideas. Here is a brief excerpt from an…

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Making Star Teams Out of Star Players

February 20, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Mankins, Alan Bird, and James Root for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a…

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David Goldsmith: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

February 20, 2013

David Goldsmith is a consultant, advisor, speaker, telecast host and author. He is the President of Goldsmith Organization and holds an MBA from Syracuse University. Through his work with leaders from around the globe, David is the developer of the Enterprise Thinking model, a holistic approach to leadership and…

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The Genius Machine: A book review by Bob Morris

February 20, 2013

The Genius Machine: The Eleven Steps That Turn Raw Ideas into Brilliance Gerald Sindell New World Library (2009) Sindell observes, “The terrible gap that lies between existing knowledge and the persistence of ignorance – and its concomitant poverty, illness, and…

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How to Defuse Difficult People

February 19, 2013

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. *     *     * Dealing with tough personalities can make you feel powerless. What can…

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