Month: November 2013

Bernard J. Tyson (chief executive of Kaiser Permanente) in “The Corner Office”

November 22, 2013

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Bernard J. Tyson, the chief executive…

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50 Years After Assassination, Kennedy Books Offer New Analysis

November 22, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Lynn Neary for National Public Radio. It is accompanied by a recording of the story from “All Things Considered” and a downloadable transcript. To read the complete article, check out…

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Toni Bernhard asks, “What Type of Thinker Are You?

November 21, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an excellent article by Toni Bernhard for Psychology Today in which she explains how and why, when we get stuck in convergent thinking, we miss possibilities open to us. To read the complete article,…

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Brain Food Nuggets (41-50)

November 21, 2013

The buffet awaits: o “The chief danger in life is that you take too many precautions.” Alfred Adler o “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” Aristotle o “Success is…

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A Failing Global Workplace

November 21, 2013

Here is a brief but remarkably insightful article by Jim Clifton for LinkedIn Pulse. To check out a wealth of other valuable resources, please click here. * * * Just about anything good that happens to a company, or a…

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10 Strategies for Increasing Your Creativity

November 20, 2013

Here is a brief article by Daniel Burrus for LinkedIn. To read entertaining as well as informative articles by dozens of other thought leaders, please click here. Photo: Purestock / Getty Images * * * Are you a creative person? Most…

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What It Takes: A book review by Bob Morris

November 20, 2013

What It Takes: Seven Secrets of Success from the World’s Greatest Professional Firms Charles D. Ellis John S. Wiley & Sons (2013) What sets the world’s greatest professional service firms apart from all the others Although Charles Ellis’ focus is…

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The road to America leads through Gettysburg

November 20, 2013

* * * Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Nancy F. Koehn for the Washington Post. To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.…

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Maria Popova on Divine Fury: A Brief History of Genius

November 19, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Maria Popova for her website, Brain Pickings. She shares her thoughts about Darrin McMahon’s exceptional book, Divine Genius: A Brief history of Genius, in which he observes, “If we wish…

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Judith Sills on “The Power of “No”

November 19, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an excellent article by Judith Sills for Psychology Today in which she explains how and why, wielded wisely, “No” is an instrument of integrity and a shield against exploitation. It often takes courage to…

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