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Month: February 2015

A Brief History of Big Data Everyone Should Read

February 28, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article by Bernard Marr for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * The history of Big Data as a…

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How to Harness the Power of Discovery

February 28, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Randy Emelo for Chief Learning Officer magazine. He explains why learning should be more like how Amazon or Netflix treat their customers. Let learners have a say in what they learn,…

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Ram Charan’s The Attacker’s Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2015

The Attacker’s Advantage: Turning Uncertainty into Breakthrough Opportunities Ram Charan PublicAffairs (2015) This is the most valuable contribution to business thought leadership that Ram Charan has made…thus far. I have read and reviewed all of the books that Ram Charan…

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Lois Braverman (chief executive of the Ackerman Institute for the Family) in “The Corner Office”

February 27, 2015

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 Lois Braverman, chief executive of…

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Andrea Ovans on “What Is a Business Model?”

February 27, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Andrea Ovans 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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Cass Sunstein visits The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

February 26, 2015

It will be a sad day for me when Jon Stewart is no longer with The Daily Show (except in spirit) but at least he will continue to be involved in activities that amuse as well as inform those who…

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Performing Under Pressure: A book review by Bob Morris

February 26, 2015

Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry Crown Business (2015) Howe and why pressure can be “the enemy of success: It undermines performance and helps us fail” Hendrie Weisinger…

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Special Report: Learning Providers in the Know, in the Now

February 26, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kate Everson for Talent Management magazine. As learning delivery evolves, it’s all about merging it into a cohesive system that focuses on the learner and gets workers the information they need…

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Michael E. Porter on “What Is Strategy?”

February 25, 2015

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Michael E. Porter for Harvard Business Review (November 1996 issue) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information,…

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Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

February 25, 2015

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy — and our…

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