Month: July 2013

Icons and Idiots: A book review by Bob Morris

July 31, 2013

Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership Robert A. Lutz Portfolio/Penguin Group Buckle your seat belt and let Bob Lutz take you on a trip down his memory lane Those who have read Bob Lutz‘s previous book, Car Guys vs.…

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How to Handle an Abusive Person

July 31, 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. * * * Some people are demanding; others are downright rude. If you’re…

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Two invaluable tips on making an effective presentation

July 30, 2013

The fundamentals were determined centuries ago: o Know what you are talking about o Care deeply about what you are talking about o Establish and then sustain direct eye contact with your audience o Limit yourself to the fewest number…

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John Mattone’s 16 Laws of Intelligent Leadership

July 30, 2013

None of John Mattone’s “laws” is a head-snapper but all of them are anchored in a wealth of human experience that can be traced back at least three millennia to the Aecheans’ siege of Troy. In fact, I do not…

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NUMBERSENSE: A book review by Bob Morris

July 30, 2013

Numbersense: How to Use Big Data to Your Advantage Kaiser Fung McGraw-Hill (2013) How to cope with an information blizzard that has become a data tsunami I agree with an observation by Mark Twain: “Figures often beguile me, particularly when…

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Rajat Paharia on “The Three Faces of Loyalty”

July 30, 2013

In the first chapter of his recently published book, Loyalty 3.0: How to Revolutionize Customer and Employee Engagement with Big Data and Gamification, Rajat Paharia shares what he characterizes as “The Three Faces of Loyalty.” Here is a briefing on…

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Dan Goleman on “Three Must-Haves for Team Creativity”

July 29, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Dan Goleman and featured by LinkedIn. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * What can a manager do to optimize team creativity? And what do they…

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John Mattone: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

July 29, 2013

John Mattone is known among leaders of Fortune 500 companies as a cutting-edge thinker in the areas of leadership and talent management. He is recognized by the Thinkers 50 as one of the world’s leading management thinkers and by Leadership…

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We Are One With the Sun

July 29, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Josie Glausiusz in which she explains that, during the summer Soltice in England, she realized that we are all one with the Sun and “we” includes druids as well as…

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Breakpoint: A book review by Bob Morris

July 28, 2013

Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search will Be Obsolete, and Everything Else You Need to Know about Technology Is in Your Brain Jeff Stibel Palgrave Macmillan (2013) How and why problems associated with too much growth are as relevant…

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