Month: July 2014

15 Signs You Have a Bad Boss

July 31, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Heather R. Huhman for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Image Courtesy of Bigstock * * * Have you been feeling overwhelmed at…

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Story-Based Selling: A book review by Bob Morris

July 31, 2014

Story-Based Selling: Create, Connect, and Close Jeff Bloomfielcd SelectBooks (2014) How to tell stories that influence others, “not for control or manipulation but for mutual benefit” I agree with my dear friend, Dan Pink: “We are our stories. We compress…

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Don’t Sell a Product, Sell a Whole New Way of Thinking

July 31, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mark Bonchek for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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Angell in the Outfield

July 30, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Maureen Dowd about Roger Angell for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Photo Credit: Todd Heisler/The New York…

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The Special Significance of the McRaven Selection

July 30, 2014

In a previous blog post, I provided a brief commentary on Admiral William McRaven‘s commencement address at the University of Texas earlier this year, with a link to a video of that address. Head of the Joint U.S. Special Operations…

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The Risk-Driven Business Model: A book review by Bob Morris

July 29, 2014

The Risk-Driven Business Model: Four Questions That Will Define Your Company Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine Harvard Business Review Press (2014) “Yesterday’s dangerous idea is today’s orthodoxy and tomorrow’s cliché.” Richard Dawkins According to Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine, “By…

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Ethics and Trust: An Interview with Robert Hoyk

July 29, 2014

In 2009, Charles H. Green interviewed Robert Hoyk, co-author with Paul Hersey of a book that I highly admire: The Ethical Executive: Becoming Aware of the Root Causes of Unethical Behavior. After reading it, Green observes, “What grabbed me was…

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4 Misconceptions You Thought Were True About Time Management

July 29, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Amy Gallo for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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What’s Missing in the Great Disruption Debate

July 28, 2014

Here is a brief article by John Hagel featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * I admit that I’m mystified by Jill Lepore’s article in The New Yorker…

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The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: A book review by Bob Morris

July 28, 2014

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education Karl M. Kapp Co-Published by Pfeiffer/A Wiley Imprint and ASTD (2012) How and why the real value of the game-based mechanics “is to create meaningful learning…

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