Month: July 2014

Forget Lean and Agile – It’s Time to be Anticipatory

July 28, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Daniel Burrus for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * We are all good at reacting and responding, putting out fires,…

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Smarter Than You Think: A book review by Bob Morris

July 27, 2014

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better Clive Thompson The Penguin Press (2014) How and why humans and technology can achieve much more when their respective strengths are in creative collaboration Clive Thompson poses…

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Reid Hoffman discusses The Alliance with Charlie Rose

July 27, 2014

On July 14, 2014, Charlie Rose discussed The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age with one of its co-author, Reid Hoffman who is also Executive Chairman of LinkedIn and a Partner at Greylock. Here is a direct link to…

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What’s Missing in the Great Disruption Debate

July 26, 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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Fascinate: A book review by Bob Morris

July 26, 2014

Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation Sally Hogshead HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers (2010) A brilliant explanation of the power of fascination based on sound judgment and impeccable character According to Sally Hogshead, “the ability to fascinate isn’t…

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Bill Perkins on anger management

July 25, 2014

In a post for the FFBS blog, Karl Krayer discusses a thoughtful and thought-provoking book by Bill Perkins, When Good Men Get Angry: The Spiritual Art of Managing Anger. Krayer acknowledges being an “angry man” and needing to “get over…

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The Three-Word Problem That Can Destroy Your Life

July 25, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * We have a problem—and the odd thing is we not only…

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Flash Foresight: A book review by Bob Morris

July 25, 2014

Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible Daniel Burrus with John David Mann HarperBusiness (2011) Note: I recently re-read this book and am even more impressed now by the quality of its insights than I was…

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Christine Lagarde discusses relations between the IMF and the U.S. with Charlie Rose

July 24, 2014

On April 10, 2014, Charlie Rose talked with the International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, about the failure of the U.S. Congress to ratify reforms to the IMF. Here is a direct link to that conversation. To check out…

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Kat Cole (president of Cinnabon) in “The Corner Office”

July 24, 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 Kat Cole, president of Cinnabon.…

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