Month: May 2015

Annette Simmons on the Power and Impact of Personal Stories: An interview by Bob Morris

May 31, 2015

Annette Simmons is a vibrant keynote speaker, consultant and author of four books: Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate with Power and Impact, Second Edition (2015); The Story Factor, 2nd Revised Edition,…

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Thinkers50 Management: A book review by Morris

May 31, 2015

Thinkers50 Management: Cutting-Edge Thinking to Engage and Motivate Your Employees for Success Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove McGraw-Hill Education (2014) Which concepts are the central focus of today’s cutting age thinking about management? This is one of the volumes in…

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How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

May 30, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic 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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Do you already know about Magoosh?

May 30, 2015

I read about Magoosh in a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. Briefly, Magoosh helps students prepare for the GRE, GMAT, SAT, and TOEFL. Its web and mobile applications allow students to learn at their own pace, on their…

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Emmanuel Gobillot: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

May 29, 2015

“There must be a better way.” That’s the motto Emmanuel Gobillot has adopted toward everything he does. As one of the world’s most popular speakers, consultants, and thought-leaders, he believes there is a better way to lead, relate to customers,…

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Maria Konnikova on “Hacking the Brain: How we might make ourselves smarter in the future”

May 29, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Maria Konnikova for The Atlantic. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit: Álvaro Domínguez * * * The perfectibility of the…

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Thinkers50 Future Thinkers: A book review by Bob Morris

May 29, 2015

Thinkers50 Future Thinkers: New Thinking on Leadership, Strategy and Innovation for the 21st Century Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove McGraw-Hill Education (2014) What will probably be the greatest challenges for business leaders in years to come? This is one of…

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Know When It’s Time to Kill a Project

May 28, 2015

  Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Zombie projects are the ones that fail to fulfill…

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Thinkers 50 Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

May 28, 2015

Thinkers 50 Leadership: Organizational Success through Leadership Stuant Crainer and Des Dearlove McGraw-Hill Education What is the cutting-edge thinking about how leadership can achieve and then sustain organizational success? This is one of the volumes in a series published by…

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10 Famous Immigrant Entrepreneurs Living the American Dream: A Different World View

May 28, 2015

By definition, entrepreneurs excel at starting something from nothing. For immigrant entrepreneurs, that’s a familiar experience. Often they build entirely new lives after their circumstances force them to pull up stakes and move across the world. Here is an article…

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