Month: May 2014

Elizabeth GIlbert on “Success, failure and the drive to keep creating”

May 4, 2014

Richard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know, TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six years later. Chris Anderson purchased TED in 2001. Until…

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Christine Bader: An interview by Bob Morris

May 4, 2014

In her own words: “Companies can help solve the greatest challenges facing the world today. Frankly, they’d better – because they’re helping create them. I’m not into philanthropy or dressing staff in matching t-shirts to paint a wall. That stuff…

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Marshall Goldsmith on “The Elements of Trust-Making”

May 3, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marshall Goldsmith for Talent Management magazine. To read the complete article, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines…

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Headwaters for a River of Stand-Up: Steven Wright’s Offbeat Humor Has Nurtured Other Comics

May 3, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jason Zinoman about one of my all-time favorite humorists, Steven Wright, featured in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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Three Essentials for Long-Term Business success

May 2, 2014

According to Rich Karlgaard, an organization must have a Hard Edge, a Soft Edge, and a Strategic Base to continually innovate, be healthy in volatile times, and enjoy lasting success. I agree. In The Soft Edge: Where Great Companies Find…

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The Purpose Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

May 2, 2014

The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World Aaron Hurst Elevate/A Russell Media Company (2014) A rigorous examination of the key levers that can be used to advance the evolution of markets…

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S.D. Shibulal (chief executive of Infosys) in “The Corner Office”

May 2, 2014

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 S.D. Shibulal, the chief executive…

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Marty Neumeier on “The Rules of Genius, #10: Wait for the Jolt”

May 1, 2014

When the right idea comes along, your emotional brain sends a signal to the rest of your body. It’s a tingle, a flash, or a jolt that tells you something remarkable has happened. Suddenly the world reels, a thousand gears…

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The Four Stages of Talent Evaluation

May 1, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Catherine Luff for Talent Management magazine. She explains why and how, with the global economy in full recovery and talent management pushing full-steam ahead, organizations should follow four steps to properly…

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