Month: April 2015

Washington’s Circle: A book review by Bob Morris

April 23, 2015

Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler Random House (March 2015) How and why the creation of a new nation and of the leader it would need were not only related but interdependent.…

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Josh Linkner on “Learning and Unlearning”

April 23, 2015

Here is a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. Most of my career has been devoted to formal education (at the school and college levels) or to executive education programs conducted by corporate clients. I agree with Josh…

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Teamwork Plus Creativity Equals Engagement

April 23, 2015

Here is a brief article by Leslie Brokaw for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To check out the resources, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * In an experiment in teamwork at…

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The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

April 22, 2015

The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind: How to Rewire Your Brain and Your Business for Success Valeh Nazemoff with Erik Hille CA Press (23014) Four areas in which business leaders need to declutter, simplify, collaborate, communicate, and strategize better…

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Women in Leadership: Interview of Pauline Yau, Microsoft UK

April 22, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Pauline Yau, director for central government at Microsoft UK. It was conducted by Primeast: “Since 1987, we have been facilitating performance improvement in the fields of Leadership, Organisational Change and Teamwork, with…

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Here’s a wealth of wisdom to accelerate personal growth and professional development

April 22, 2015

In Getting There: A Book of Mentors, published by Abrams Image (April 14, 2015), Gillian Zoe Segal has assembled a wealth of information, insights, and counsel from the mini-memoirs of thirty prominent men and women. Here are four who share…

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The Creative Spark: Six of the Best TED Programs

April 21, 2015

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics —…

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Women in Leadership: An interview of Andrea Cartwright, Supergroup

April 21, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Andrea Cartwright, group HR director for Supergroup. It was conducted by Primeast: “Since 1987, we have been facilitating performance improvement in the fields of Leadership, Organisational Change and Teamwork, with purposeful organisations…

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The Most Productive Way to Develop as a Leader

April 21, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Herminia Ibarra 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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Getting There: A book review by Bob Morris

April 20, 2015

Getting There: A Book of Mentors Gillian Zoe Segal Abrams Books (April 2015) “When you remember what you love, you will remember who you are [and then] you can do anything.” Cathy Guisewite I checked the etymology of the word…

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