Month: June 2013

How and Why to Use Personal Stories in Your Next Presentation

June 30, 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. * * * Messages matter more to people when they’re relatable on a…

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 6/24/13)

June 30, 2013

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure Tim Harford Lifehacker: The Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, and Better Adam Pash and…

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Adapt: A book review by Bob Morris

June 29, 2013

Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure Tim Harford Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2011) Natural selection and the creative process After reading and then re-reading this book, I remain unconvinced that success always begins with failure but agree with Tim Harford…

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Why do some companies achieve exceptional performance while so many others struggle to survive?

June 29, 2013

In search of an answer that could be supported with empirical proof, Michael E. Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed, along with their team of researchers at Deloitte, embarked on a daunting quest. They explore the road best traveled and what they…

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The Most Overlooked Leadership Skill

June 28, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an especially valuable article written by Peter Bregman 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 subscription…

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How to Make Your Organization Anti-Fragile

June 28, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power 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 subscription to HBR…

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The biggest job interview mistakes

June 27, 2013

Here is an article written by Dave Johnson 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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Uncommon Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

June 27, 2013

Uncommon Genius: How Great Ideas Are Born Denise Shekerjian Penguin Books Forty unique perspectives on “the idea of creativity itself, the spark of creative impulse” I envy Denise Shekerjian because she had the opportunity to interview 40 recipients of MacArthur…

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Bill Schley: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

June 27, 2013

Bill Schley is an award-winning branding expert, author, speaker and a life-long entrepreneur. He is President and Co-Founder of the firm BrandTeamSix and is known for creating the Dominant Selling Idea at some of the world’s most successful companies. He…

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