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Month: June 2015

Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer

June 30, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Gary Marcus for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Credit: Gérard DuBois * * * Science has a…

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How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard

June 30, 2015

Linda Cliatt-Wayman has spent her career working in low-income, low-performing schools — the same Philly schools she grew up in. She has developed a thick skin and a tough attitude … laced with fierce love for her students. In her…

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What it takes to build your Digital Quotient

June 30, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Tanguy Catlin conducted by McKinsey Digital and Marketing & Sales practices’ Barr Seitz for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources,…

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11 Must-See TED Talks

June 29, 2015

What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered — and introduce you to beloved speakers like. Here they are: Ken Robinson: “Do schools kill creativity?” (19:24) Sir Ken Robinson makes…

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One Fan’s All-Time MLB All Star Team

June 29, 2015

Over the years, I have frequently engaged in rather lively conversations with other MLB fans about who would be on the all-time best team. My choices are limited to those I have seen play in person or on television. Here…

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Engagement, Free Agent Style

June 29, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Boudreau for Talent Management magazine. Her suggests that, by focusing on only full-time employees, talent managers overlook the talent platforms where workplace advances happen first. To read the complete article,…

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John Ferling: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

June 28, 2015

Throughout his long career, historian John Ferling has specialized in the American Revolution. He taught numerous courses on the Revolution, America’s Founders, and U. S. military history. He is the author of thirteen books, the latest of which is Whirlwind:…

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David Brooks on “The Robert E. Lee Problem”

June 28, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an especially thoughtful article written by David Brooks for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * The debate…

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How to Be a Less Autocratic Leader

June 27, 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. * * * Trying to lead a seasoned, highly skilled team through command-and-control…

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Incumbents as attackers: Brand-driven innovation

June 27, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jean-Baptiste Coumau, Victor Fabius, and Thomas Meyer for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain how and why big companies are finding growth in new markets by…

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