Month: October 2015

Millennials Who Manage: A book review by Bob Morris

October 26, 2015

Millennials Who Manage: How to Overcome Workplace Perceptions and Become a Great Leader Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart Pearson FT Press (October 2015) What Millennials must be as well as do to develop high-impact leadership and management skills As Chip…

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Gary B. Smith (chief executive of Ciena) in “The Corner Office”

October 26, 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 Gary B. Smith, chief executive…

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Dave Ulrich on calculating the market value of leadership: An interview by Bob Morris

October 25, 2015

Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Collegiate Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and a partner at the RBL Group a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He has…

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Superforecasting: A book review by Bob Morris

October 25, 2015

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner Crown Publishers (2015) How to blend computer-based forecasting and subjective judgment to gain a better sense of what will likely occur Obviously, computers can process, organize, and access…

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10 Ways to Drive Killer Results with Your Sponsored Updates

October 24, 2015

Here is an email I just received from Andrew Kaplan, Sr. Product Marketing Manager for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. He offers a free eBook, 10 Ways to Drive Killer Results with Your Sponsored Updates, that may be of interest and value…

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Captivology: A book review by Bob Morris

October 24, 2015

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention Ben Parr Harper One/An Imprint of HarperCollins (March 2015) How and why captivation “triggers” affect our attention and awareness every day, often without our being aware of it There really is a science…

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Gerald Posner: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

October 23, 2015

John Martin of ABC News says “Gerald Posner is one of the most resourceful investigators I have encountered in thirty years of journalism.” The Los Angeles Times dubs him “a classic-style investigative journalist.” Posner is the author of twelve books,…

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The Funny Thing About Adversity

October 23, 2015

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

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Why Should Anyone Work Here?: A book review by Bob Morris

October 22, 2015

Why Should Anyone Work Here?: What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones Harvard Business Review Press (October 2015) “If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need.” William…

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A revealing update on women in the workplace

October 22, 2015

Here is a brief article featured online by the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email alerts, please click here. To learn…

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